Advisory Board Member

Wendy Shenefelt

Director of Cultural Organizing, Alternate Roots

Wendy Shenefelt serves as the Director of Cultural Organizing for Alternate ROOTS, a southern-based regional arts service organization and coalition of artists and cultural organizers striving to be allies in the elimination of all forms of oppression.

Prior to her tenure at ROOTS, Wendy worked in education and arts administration in Mississippi and community organizing and youth leadership development nationally with the Children’s Defense Fund.

Wendy, a former dancer, current consultant, wannabe writer and Texas Woman’s University alum, she splits her time between her beloved chosen home of Jackson, Miss., and her four-wheeled office, traveling and snacking across the South.