Board and Staff

The Gesa Carousel of Dreams is governed by the board of the Three Rivers Carousel Foundation. The Leadership Team runs the day-to-day operation of the Carousel while the Foundation board provides fundraising support and an overall direction for the Carousel.


The Carousel is operated and maintained by a volunteer team of nearly 30 individuals while our concession and event operations are handled by paid staff.

Executive Committee

Jennifer Sorn – President
Josh McKenzie – Vice President
Ken Hahn – Treasurer
Cindy Hemsworth – Secretary

Board Members

Justin Golding
Ken Johanning
Carmen Marquart
Pat Nagle
Xiomara Rainey
Whitney Ritari
Heather Romero
Phil Slusser
Mike Thornton
Eric VanWinkle
Amber Young

Leadership Team

Parker Hodge, Executive Director
Kristin Cliber, Event Sales Manager
Pat Nagle, Lead Training Operator

Event & Concession Staff

Brooklyn Baker, Concession/Event Assistant
Faith Bold, Concession/Event Assistant
Gracelynn Rosane, Concession/Event Assistant

Get Involved

Do you share a passion of community service, embrace the spirit of the carousel and have a desire to help create lasting memories for our visitors?


Consider joining the Three Rivers Carousel Foundation Board. If you can attend monthly meetings, assist with the development of programs to generate contributions to the carousel and assist with the execution of projects, you may be a good fit.