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A World Class Intellectual Experience in one of America’s Great Cities

June 14-18, 2022 | Asheville, NC


Asheville Ideas Fest’s National Advisory Council is composed of friends and supporters who are committed to the ideals of civil dialogue, intellectual discourse, and inclusion.  We thank the following members for their involvement and guidance.


Nancy Cable Co-Chair

Michael Finnegan Co-Chair


Ann Albright

Leslie Boney

Joe Brumit

Tom & Connie Glaser

Marilyn Foote Hudson

Lakesha McDay

King Prather

Susan & Charlie Shanor

Kirk Swenson

Mike & Melba Tracy

Brad  Wilson