2015 DIRECTOR GENERAL - LYDIA WAGNER JONES
Lydia Jones will serve as the 79th Director General. She has chosen "SPARK THE SENSES" as her theme for the festival. She has previously served one year as the Deputy Director General, three years the Queen’s Department Director, and two years as an assistant on the Queen’s Department. She has worked on the princess parade drop-off and invitation committees and assisted with the Coronation music from 2005 to 2008. Her husband, Grant, has volunteered on Festival committees in the past as well.
Jones attends First United Methodist Church and is a member of their Conway Ringers Bell Choir. She is an office manager for Perfection Plus Turbo-Dry LLC and served as a princess in the 2003 Forest Festival. Her brother, Cory, was a Train Bearer in the 1988 Forest Festival.
Jones will coordinate the planning and execution of the nearly 100 events of the 79th Mountain State Forest Festival which will be held September 26th - October 5, 2015.
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