Who’s Who at JCF

The Joseph Campbell® Foundation (JCF) is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt working foundation, not a grant-making organization. JCF is run essentially by volunteers who assume responsibility for specific tasks.

For information about the current Board of Directors, please visit this page.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Barbara Dzeb, Citrin Cooperman LLC
Audio Curator Jimmy Maxwell
Audio Services Seth Bailin
Communications Coordinator Gabrielle Basha
Community Coordinator Stephen Gerringer
Conversations of a Higher Order Stephen Gerringer, Michael Lambert, et. al.
Creative Director John Bucher
DMCA Enforcement Brannon Lambert
Editorial Advisory Group Joanna Gardner (Senior Editor), Andrew Gurevich, Bradley Olson, Catherine Svehla, Evans Lansing Smith, et. al.
Executive Editor, Collected Works Bob Walter
Intellectual Property Counsel Evoke Law, PC
Mary L. Shapiro, Esq. & Nicole Katsin, Esq.
Managing Director Ilya Smirnoff
Managing Editor, Collected Works David Kudler
MythBlast, Series Editor Bradley Olson
Research, Special Projects Andrew Gurevich
Resources Curator John Bonaduce
Rights & Permissions Michael Lambert
Social Media Curator Tyler Lapkin
Video Editor William McLane, Eli Brown
Video Rights Licensing David M. Fox
Web Developer Mark Oppenneer


Joseph Campbell® Foundation Fellows are individuals who have achieved success in their individual fields and volunteer their time and talent to the Foundation.


David Darling D David Gonzalez
Carol Gunby Lorin Hollander
Paul Horn D Chungliang Al Huang
David “Red” Johnson Mickey Lemle
Terry Lupton Jim Maxwell
Gerald McDermott D Richard Patterson
Michael Pinder  

Erdman-Campbell Award

JCF’s Board of Directors on special occasions presents the Erdman-Campbell Award for Contributions to the Contemporary Mythopoetic Imagination to individuals whose life and work contribute significantly to shaping the emerging mythos, in the spirit of Joseph Campbell and his wife, Jean Erdman, award winning choreographer and modern dance pioneer.

Initial recipients:

Stewart Brand, writer, editor, futurist, creator of the Whole Earth Catalog and co-founder of The WELL.

Alexander Rose, Next Generation Visionary and director of the Long Now Foundation.


Emeritus Directors & Advisors

Jean Erdman Campbell FBD D Chair Emeritus

Stephen Aizenstat   FA Charles Brainard, Esq.   FBA
Jerónimo Calderón FD Theodore C. Dillingham   FA FD D
Jessica Ewing FD Keoni Fairbanks   FD
Marjory E. Fairbanks   FBD D David M. Fox   FA
Kathy Komaroff Goodman  FA FD Jerome L. Goldman   FBA
Chungliang Al Huang   FA Michael S. Karlin FD
Sam Keen FBA Paul Klein   FA
Robin Larsen   FBA Stephen Larsen   FBA
Mickey Lemle   FA John Lobell   FBA
George Lucas   FBA Barbara McClintock   FBA
Leigh Melander FD David L. Miller   FD
Anne Marie Morissette   FBA D Peggy Hansen Olsen   FA D
Terry Peay   FA Laurance Rockefeller   FBA D
Steve Schimmel FD Mary L. Shapiro   FD
Elise Collins Shields   FD Lois Farfel Stark   FA
Roberto Takaoka   FA Alfred van der Marck   FBA D
Robert Wagner   FD Mark Watts   FA  

FBD Founding Board of Directors
FBA Founding Board of Advisors
FD Former Director
FA Former Advisor
D Deceased

For information about the current Board of Directors, please visit this page.