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 Engineering Seth Bailin
Collected Audio Jim Maxwell
Communications Gabrielle Basha
Community Stephen Gerringer
Creative Director John Bucher
Intellectual Property Consultant Dylan Treadwell
Legal Evoke Law, PC
Mary L. Shapiro, Esq. & Nicole Katsin, Esq.
Managing Director Ilya Smirnoff
MythBlasts & Podcasts Bradley Olson
Mythological Resources John Bonaduce
Rights & Permissions Michael Lambert
Social Media Tyler Lapkin
Study Guides Joanna Gardner
Technology Eric Freeman
Video Cataloging Eric Colonna
Video Engineering Eli Brown, Good Giraffe LLC
Video Licensing David M. Fox & Ass.
Web Master 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

Roger Epstein FDJessica Ewing FD

Stephen Aizenstat   FA Charles Brainard, Esq.   FBA
Jerónimo Calderón FD Theodore C. Dillingham   FA FD D
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.