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We are the Pop-up Project


Jules Downum

Co-Founder and Executive Director

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Louie Marin-Howard

Director of Outreach and Education


Katelyn Kirnie

Director of Development


Jerigray Eduave

Director of Content and Company Management

Our Board of Directors 2023
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Ann Cater


Former Director of Corporate Support at PBS WTCI. Expertise in Fundraising, Media, Public/Community Relations, Planning/Organizing. Influence with: Arts, Business Relations.

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Chloe Morrison


Marketing and Communication at Launch TN. Expertise in Marketing, Communication, Media, Community Outreach. Influence with: Arts, Film/Media.

Harolda Bryson

Member at Large

Office of the City Attorney. Expertise in legal. Influence with: Government, Public/Community Relations.


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Member at Large

Community Volunteer. Expertise in education and Spanish. Influence with: Community engagement, educational programming, and translation.

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Woodson Carpenter

Member at Large

The Community Foundation Expertise in community development, artistic placemaking, music, non-profit management, and resource development.

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Lya Kimbrough

Member at Large

Entrepreneur Center: Urban League. Expertise in events, finance, start-ups. Public/Community Relations, Artists, Planning/Organizing. Influence with: Arts, Business, Media, Government.


Member at Large

Independent Curator, Former Chief Curator at Association for Visual Artists (AVA). Expertise in Artists, Public/Community Relations, Fundraising. Influence with: Arts, Media, Inclusion.

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Barry Wilde

Member at Large

Real Estate Developer, Musician. Expertise in Artists, Financial Management, Public/Community Relations. Influence with: Arts, Business, Media.

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Maria E.

Member at Large

PhD - Early Intervention Evaluator at Signal Centers. Expertise in Early Childhood Education, Integrated Curriculum Development, Movement Education. Influence with: Education, Equity, and Diversity.

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