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AIFF Announces New Executive Director

AIFFpic00000001ASHLAND, Ore.– The Ashland Independent Film Festival announced a successor for the executive director position.

The CEO of High Sierra Music of Berkeley, California, David Margulies, will replace Anne Ashbey. Ashbey resigned recently after two years in the festival’s top position. She will continue to be a part of the organization as a member of AIFF’s Board of Directors.

Margulies has 19 years of experience of festival experience. He also served on AIFF”s advisory board for two years from July 2012 to June 2014.

Margulies said. “I’m a huge fan of the festival. I have a passion for the arts and bringing transformation through the lens of human experience. I look forward to collaborating with AIFF’s incredible staff, board, volunteers and community supporters to build upon the festival’s success and ensure a brighter future for independent film in Southern Oregon.”