Joe has been a Community Planner since 2001. In 2011 he became the Assistant Site Manager and by 2015 he had assumed the position of Site Manager where he remains.

As Site Manager Joe is responsible for the entire setup of the park, troubleshooting any issues during the day and organizing teardown after the event.

Throughout the year Joe is a Community Planner and the Festival’s handyman, fixing broken tents, creating new structures for the site and advising the Board on how to make the site function best.

Joe is retired from the tech industry but still does some freelance work installing home audio, stereo and video equipment. In his spare time Joe loves to build computers, see live music and watch political and farming podcasts and TedTalks.

You can become part of the Bowling Green International Festival by visiting the volunteer section of our website. The Festival takes place September 30 this year from 9am – 6pm. Stop by and say “hi” to our many volunteers in our festival booth areas! For more information visit: