Without YOU, there’d be no US!

Thank you to these 2019 cash and in-kind sponsors and donors.

Your support is critical in allowing us to continue to share exceptional films, educational programs, and engaging events with you.
Please consider adding your name to the list!

2019 Sponsors

Aldo Leopold

HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

The Campbell Foundation

Nora Roberts Foundation

Oak Spring Garden Foundation

Shepherd University

Rachel Carson

Shepherdstown Art Glass & Jewelry

Tito’s Handmade Vodka

John Muir

Schutte-Box & Yenser Wealth Management Group of
Raymond James

Sustainable Solutions

Jane Goodall

Friends of the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)

Harrison & Johnston, PLC

Jefferson Arts Council

River’s Edge Landscapes

Route 11 Potato Chips

Winchester Gastroenterology Associates

Jacques Cousteau

Bistro 112

Blue Ridge Smiles

Flying Dog Brewery

The Hive House

Jefferson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Skinner Law Firm

Sponsor levels of giving: Aldo Leopold $5,000+, Rachel Carson $2500+, Jane Goodall $1000+, Jacques Cousteau $500+

2019 Donors

Conservationist Fund Members

John C. Allen, Jr.

Randy Barber & Melissa Moye

Martin & Elise Baach

John & Beth Batdorf

Frances Brolle

John Deupree & Sara Reynolds

Edward Ewing

Mina Goodrich & Lawrence Dean

Nicholas Snow & Cathleen McCoy

George & Holly Stone

Hank Willard


Marianne & Duane Alexander

Martin Burke & Barbara Spicher

Mark & Robie Cucuzzella

Jack Eggleston

Jeff Feldman & Kristin Alexander

Mark & Susan Galbraith

Alexandra Hazel

Chris Hoelzl & Paige Baldwin

Bill McShea

Christina van Hilst

Frank & Annette van Hilst

Craig & Roy Winkel


Chris & Lauren Ames

Mark Burgess

Beverley Byrd

Kristy Cherry

Jeffrey Gustafson & Stephen Skinner

Judy Jones

Jennifer Lee

Kurt Weitz

Lynn & Chess Yellott


Amy Mathews Amos

Kathleen Bilton

Jim & Nancy Campbell

Lucy & Steve Dorick

Michael Hobert & Mary Jane Lee

Diana Kincannon

Dennis Liu

Bob & Tia McMillan

Lex & Pam Miller

Anne & Roger Munro

Jean Neely

Palladian Partners, Inc.

Daniel Rogers

Lisa Shepherd

John & Susan Skinner

Marie Tyler-McGraw

Lisa & Paul Welch

Rie Wilson

Ed & Christine Zahniser

Reel Friends & Patrons

Susi Bailey

Janna Bond

Susan Cash

Lynn Coddington & Patricia Hamilton

Judith Katz-Levy

Gwendolyn Kilroy

Dave Kirkwood

Mary Fortuna Kuser

Stephen Lee

Alan & Jane Levitan

Kathleen Morotti

Suzanne Patrick

Rose Wayland

Donor levels of giving:
Conservationist $1,000+, Guardian $500+, Steward $250+, Caretaker $100+, and Reel Friends  & Patrons <$100.  All of these lists include cash and in-kind contributions made between August 22, 2018 and August 19, 2019.  Please forgive and contact Jennifer at jennifer@conservationfilmfest.org if we have made an error or omission.

Alex Kemnitzer Emerging Filmmaker Fund ($50-$1000)

Irene Dent

Donald & Kathryn Henry

David & Sue Kemnitzer

Thomas Mika & Ora Christi Maynes

Lois Schiffer

Media Sponsor

Music Planet Radio

Hospitality Sponsor

Clarion Hotel & Quality Inn, Shepherdstown


We deeply appreciate the assistance of these people and businesses that have supported our work this year with donations of time, talent, hospitality, and wisdom!

ACFF Board of Directors

Amy Mathews Amos

Johnna Armstrong

The Barn at Harpers Ferry

John Barrat

Bistro 112

Don Briggs

Molly Briggs

Fran Brolle

Geoffrey Brown

Kristy Cherry

Clarion Hotel & Quality Inn, Shepherdstown

Ceira Clawson

Cerphe Colwell

Christy Dunkle

Eden Design

Sonya Evanisko

Tatianna Evanisko

Evolve Shepherdstown

Mike Fallon & Fallon
Insurance Co.

Michael Finlay

Four Seasons Books

Friends of NCTC

Grapes & Grains Gourmet

Nancy Gregory

Sarah Gulick

Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix, Shepherd University President

Chris Hoelzl

Catherine Irwin

Jala Yoga

Sue & David Kemnitzer

Trent Kugler

David Lillard

Rick Lo

Mark Madison

Ben Masters

Clayton McBride

Stephen Moore

Emily Morgan

Suzanne Morgan

Roger Munro

Ellen Murphy

Kristin Noggle

The Observer newspaper

Nathaniel Orr

Progressive Printing

Thad Reid

Tom Reilly

Randy Robinson

Kristen Roper

Shepherd University Campus Police

Shepherdstown Police

Shepherdstown Visitors Center

Sonya Sholley

Sam Shunney

Jonathan Smith

Sustainable Solutions

Welsh Sound

Logan Stine



We are proud to partner with the following organizations to strengthen our respective missions, grow our networks, and provide support.

Barns of Rose Hill

Contemporary American Theater Festival

DCEFF – Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital

Endangered Species Coalition

Friends of NCTC

International League of Conservation Photographers

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

Long Branch Historic House & Farm

US F&WS National Conservation Training Center

Potomac Valley Audubon Society

Shenandoah University

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown Film Society

Sierra Club, Catoctin Group

Sky Meadows State Park

The Hill School

Weinberg Center for the Arts