Our team

Glowfest TEAM

Patrick Desmond

Glowfest Event Director

Has been serving as a Project Coordinator with the Northern California Resource Center since 2005.

He is experienced in project identification and development, event coordination, and communications. Patrick has been responsible for securing thousands of dollars for communities throughout Siskiyou County to address important issues such as fire safety, historical preservation and economic development.

Patrick is the producer of the Telly Award winning television documentary “Afterglow” and cofounded the annual Jefferson State FLIXX FEST.

Larry Alexander

Glowfest Festival Director

Larry Alexander, Founder and Executive Director of the Northern California Resource Center, also serves as GlowFest's Festival Director. Leading a dedicated team, Larry has successfully secured millions of dollars for vital initiatives within Siskiyou County. Additionally, he cofounded the Jefferson State FLIXX FEST. A Siskiyou County native, Larry has been dedicated to regional economic development, forest health, and fire prevention since 1993. He is also a founding member of the band Afterglow and was the executive producer of the award-winning documentary "Afterglow."

Together with his wife Peggi, Larry takes pride in owning and operating "Relics at the REC," an eclectic and vibrant antique and collectibles store. Their commitment to both community development and preserving local culture shines through in their diverse range of offerings.

Danielle Kelly

GlowFest Program Director

Joins our GlowFest team with a background in film and stage acting, musical performance, sharing our interest in nurturing and cultivating arts and music culture in our unique and rural region. An on-air radio host and community outreach coordinator at Jefferson Public Radio for the past 8 years, and leader of both her jazz and soul performance projects for 15 years, she brings enthusiasm for arts and community enrichment to her role at The Glow.

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