City of Pride

Community Development

RiceFest Committee Members include community volunteers from the Riceboro community and the greater Liberty County area. Volunteer backgrounds include current professionals, retirees, veterans, City of Riceboro staff, and festival partner representatives. We are proud of the work that the 2017 RiceFest Committee did to make the event bigger and better than previous years.

RiceFest Staff

Chairperson: Gabelyn Stevens

Chair: Pearlie Axson

Administrative Support: Gabelyn Stevens & Lana Walthour

Contract Coordinator: Debra Attical

RiceFest Volunteers

GospelFest Chair: Mayor Joe Harris

Headliner Coordinator: Pastor Katrina Deason

Homecoming Celebration: Stefan McIver

Parade: Shirley Howard

Rice Cook-Off: Joyce Green and Sarah McIver

Sponsorships: Joseph Harris, Shay Jenkins and Debra Attical

Youth Essay Contest: Shirley Howard

Youth Events: Sabrina Newby, Aminata Traore

Vendors: Joseph Wynn, Stefan McIver, Councilman David Miller