The Wall of Gratitude

Thank you

Without you, nothing would be possible.

To all the amazing people who have given freely of their time, talents, wisdom and money.


  1. Lindsay Yarbrough Burr, straight-talking organizer with an eye for the absurd
  2. Carolyn Talvitie, victorious stalker of speakers and meeting entertainers
  3. Robin Parvin, gifted game facilitator and warm-hearted community spokesperson
  4. Norma Ferriz, traductor muy entusiasta y defensor de la integración española
  5. Abigail Flores, exuberant community spirit and accomplished interpreter
  6. Celeste Giunta, tireless community connector with a drive for making it happen
  7. Claus Raasted, consummate engagement guru and creative game consultant with an instinct for simple complexity
  8. Gary Milante, dedicated game innovator with a deep understanding of social dynamics
  9. Antiono Ruiz Ezquerro, avid game design researcher with a passion for structure
  10. Gijs van Bilsen, leadership developer with a zeal for live action learning
  11. Aaron Vanek, edu-LARPing master with a keen sense of keeping stories straight
  12. Sonya DeLuca and Molly Moran Williams, enthusiastic and intrepid community preparedness fair organizers


  1. Leland Franklin, clear-eyed sage and empathetic game wrangler
  2. Claudia Brenner, Nella Henninger, Alan Henninger, Patti Fry, excruciatingly patient game wranglers who are deeply dedicated to community
  3. Coralie Rozenblum, Lai Chee Chiu, Benoit Leclair, Coach Jason, imaginative sketchnoters with boundless depths of visual simplicity
  4. Patti Restaino, Noah & Shana Johnson, Kristin & Rusty Day, deeply caring neighborhood hosts with open hearts and open doors
  5. Joe Lasley, munificent leadership researcher with an impish spirit and a passion for role-playing games


  1. Thomas Lahnthaler, clear-headed crisis manager, game organizer, and bringer of joy
  2. Demetrius Armstrong, dedicated student with a hidden talent for user research
  3. Natanael Decena, accomplished webmaster with a mind for learning
  4. Nirav Kanthed, industrious tools researcher with a knack for organization and detail
  5. Sharan Subramanian, dedicated tools researcher with a talent for project management
  6. Leslie Agan, brilliant illustrator with a gift for visual storytelling
  7. Steve Stremsterfer, graphic designer with an finely-tuned eye for typography
  8. Peter Cromwell, tireless video editor with a flair for finding great cuts


  1. Amy Magnus, enthusiastic illustrator with mathematical insight
  2. Sam Manning, website prototyper with flair for design and results
  3. Ivy Ho, brilliant concept illustrator and talented web designer
  4. Lyrics Howling, dedicated content writer and supreme organizer
  5. Dinçer Parker, web designer with method as well as madness
  6. Katherine Yamasaki, massively-gifted web and and inspired logo designer
  7. Britta Fiore-Gartland, accomplished research interviewer with a talent for flexibility
  8. Eden Heller, accomplished grassroots efforts tracker-downer
  9. Erin Bartuska, research recruiting and scheduling process maven
  10. Melanie Tory, accomplished grassroots efforts tracker-downer
  11. Zach Pipkin, data analysis junkie with exceptional gifts for productivity and presentation
  12. Amy Alberts, staunch supporter with straight-to-the-point questions
  13. Victoria Zhambalova, whole-hearted grassroots efforts tracker-downer
  14. Meghan Ede, ux researcher and grassroots organizer with a penchant for uncomfortable questions
  15. Garett Dworman, unflappable researcher with ruthless commitment to qualitative truth
  16. Malina Cheeneebash, service designer and community connector with astonishing depths
  17. Hannah Feldman, brutally insightful writer and process designer
  18. Kyle Brown, unfailing quester, voluminous writer, and tenacious ally
  19. Adriana Orland, abnormally clear-headed and remorselessly compassionate ux researcher
  20. Susan Drucker Hunsaker, annoyingly persistent executive coach


  1. Nupur Gunjan, thoughtful marketing consultant and Taproot volunteer
  2. Kris Gill, creative business consultant and advisor
  3. Erin Zimmerman, copy-writer and vibrant sounding board
  4. Megan Hobza, grant writer and larping enthusiast
  5. Tom Busk, grant writer and community preparedness advisor
  6. Amy Feldman, honest critic and enthusiastic cheerleader
  7. Sandy MacMahon, personal mentor, coach, and ruthless keeper of commitments
  8. Gail Chappell, editor and writer extraordinaire
  9. Patti L. Fry, non-profit mentor, quiet supporter, and strategic role model