Affiliate Directory

A Guide to the Affiliate Information:

Webpage Link
Non Profit Organization/Fiscal Agent Name
Site Location if Different
Director/Contact Name
Mailing Address
Contact Telephone
Contact E-mail

* Not a 501c3 organization

For any other questions about our affiliates, please contact us

Alleghany JAM
Alleghany JAM (self incorporated)
Sparta Elementary School
Erynn Marshall
PO Box 1326
Sparta, NC 28675
336-372-5266
[email protected]

Alexander JAM
Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center
Allison Houchins
316 Hiddenite Church Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
828-632-6966
[email protected]

Ashe JAM
Ashe Arts Council
Ashe Civic Center
Rebecca Williams
303 School Avenue
West Jefferson, NC 28694
336-846-2787
[email protected]

Avery JAM
Avery Co. Schools
Banner Elk Elementary School, other Avery Co. Schools
Faith Shaffner
155 Orchard Ln
Banner Elk, NC 28604
828-260-0641
[email protected]

Bland Co JAMS
QUILL (Quality Unique Innovative Learning and Leadership)
Site: Bland Co. Elementary
Jared Perdue
176 Eagles Rd. PO Box 9
Rocky Gap, VA 24366
276-928-1100
[email protected]

Blue Ridge JAM
Blue Ridge JAM (self-incorporated)
Blue Ridge School
Sarah Hall
95 Bobcat Dr.
Cashiers, NC 28717
[email protected]
(828) 743-2646

Boone JAM
Town of Boone, North Carolina
The Jones House Community & Cultural Center
Brandon Holder
604 W. King St.
Boone, NC 28607
[email protected]

Buncombe County JAM
Black Mountain Center for the Arts
Lori Cozzi
225 West State St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
828-669-0930
[email protected]

Caldwell JAM
Caldwell Arts Council
Hudson Uptown Building and Caldwell Community College
Bob Henson, Interim Program Director
PO Box 1613
Lenoir, NC 28645
828 754-2486
[email protected]

Bristol JAM
Bristol City, VA Schools
Virginia Middle School
Bryan Read
501 Piedmont Ave.
Bristol, VA 24201
276-821-5660
[email protected]

Claiborne County JAM
Servolution Health Services, Inc.
(old Powell Valley Vocational School)
Deborah Chumley
181 Powell Valley School Ln.
Speedwell, TN 37870
423-419-5070
[email protected]

Floyd JAMS
June Bug Center
Kirsten Griffiths
June Bug Center
251 Parkway Ln S.
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-6550
[email protected]

Franklin Co. JAM
Smith Mountain Lake Arts Council
Essig Center (540-483-9293)
Jim Mullens
354 Three Quarter Point Rd
Wirtz, VA 24184
540-420-9167
[email protected]

Folk School JAM
John C. Campbell Folk School
Tri-County Community College
Gerraud Barralon
1 Folk School Ln.
Brasstown, NC 28902
828-837-2775
[email protected]

Galax JAM
Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
Kevin Powell
100 North Main St.
Galax, VA 24333
276-236-3500
[email protected]

Greater Pulaski JAM
Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley
Dublin Middle School
Brian Hampton
21 W Main St.
Draper, VA 24324
540-392-2823
[email protected]

Grundy Area JAM
Grundy Area Arts Council
Tracy City Elementary and North Elementary Schools
Bob Townsend
PO Box 363
Monteagle, TN 37356
[email protected]

Hancock County JAM
Hancock County Schools/Clinch Powell Educational Cooperative
Hancock County Middle/High School
Leshia Cope
PO Box 791
Sneedville, TN 37869
(423) 300-9571
[email protected]

Haywood JAM
Haywood County Arts Council
First United Methodist Church (Waynesville)
Leigh Forrester, HCAC Director
Cary Fridley, JAM Director
PO Box 306
Waynesville, NC 28786
(828) 452-0593
[email protected]
[email protected]

Henderson JAM
Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts, serving children in Smyth County
Catherine Schrenker
203 N. Church St.
Marion, VA 24354
276-378-5028
[email protected]

Jackson County JAM
Jackson County Arts Council
Cullowhee Valley School (828-293-5667)
Betty Brown
310 Keener St #201, Sylva, NC 28779
828-587-9820
[email protected]
[email protected]

Johnson Co. JAM
Johnson County Arts Council
First United Methodist Church, Mountain City
Mike Taylor
2311 Johnson Hollow Rd.
Mountain City, TN 37683
423-460-3313
[email protected]

Madison County JAM
Madison County Arts Council
Laura Boosinger
P.O. Box 32
Marshall, NC 28753
828-649-1301
[email protected]

Montgomery County JAM
Christiansburg Elementary and Price’s Fork Elementary
Sidney Hollandsworth
[email protected]

Morganton JAM
City of Morganton Department of Parks and Recreation*
Rec Center – Collett Street
Jennifer Nicholson, Program Manager
PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC 28680
(828) 438-5350
[email protected]

Pacolet JAM
Tryon Fine Arts Center
Julie Moore, Program Director
34 Melrose Ave.
Tryon, NC 28782
828-859-8322
[email protected]

Rockbridge JAM
Rockbridge Folk
Becky Almy
1223 N. Lee Hwy 5-124
Lexington, VA 24450
[email protected]

Scott Co. JAMS
Scott County Schools
Shoemaker Elementary School, Gate City (276-386-7002)
Andrea Lawson
Hiltons Elementary
303 Academy Dr.
Hiltons, VA 24258
(276) 386-6118
[email protected]

Shakori Hills JAM
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center
Pepper Corn Cafe community center, Siler City
Virginia Ryan
1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-1746
[email protected]

Swain County JAM
Mountain Discovery Charter School
Jonathan S. Wertheim
PO Box 763
890 Jenkins Branch Rd. N
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 488-1222
[email protected]

Tellico Plains JAM
Tellico Plains JAM (self-incorporated)
Tellico Plains Junior High School
Perry Brake
423-271-9796
[email protected]

Transylvania JAM
Transylvania Youth Strings
Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club
PO Box 1360
Brevard, NC 28712
Owen Grooms
828-885-7800
[email protected]

Upper East TN JAM – Carter
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
site TBD Fall 2020
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]

Upper East TN JAM – Johnson City
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
Ashley Academy
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]

Upper East TN JAM – Unicoi
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
site TBD Fall 2020
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]

University School JAM
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
University School (Campus of East Tennessee State University)
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]
423-439-1000

Washington County JAM
Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center
25236 Hillman Hwy.
Abingdon, VA 24210
276-676-6180
[email protected]

WiseJAMS – Big Stone Gap
Pro-Art
Southwest Virginia Museum and Historical State Park
Doretha Cole
PO Box 742
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1322
[email protected]

WiseJAMS – Wise
Pro-Art
LF Addington Middle School (Wise)
Jan Zentmeyer
PO Box 179
Wise, VA 24293
[email protected]
276-376-4520

Wythe County JAM
Town of Wytheville Department of Museums
4th Street Civic Center, Wytheville
Frances Emerson
115 W. Spiller St.
Wytheville, VA 24382
276-223-3330
[email protected]

Yadkinville JAM
Yadkinville Arts Council
Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
Erika Frazier
226 E Main St.
Yadkinville, NC 27055
(336) 679-2941
[email protected]

All Pickens, SC YAM programs
P.O.S.A.M., Inc (Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music, Inc)

Betty McDaniel, Program Director
792 Holly Springs School Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671
[email protected]
(864) 878-4257 or 864-230-9695

Ambler Elementary YAM
Janet Hardin
838 Ambler School Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671-8568
864-397-123
[email protected]

Chastain Road Elementary YAM
Spencer Caroline Burbage
[email protected]

Dacusville Elementary YAM
Sondra Hennessee or Courtney Gibbs
200 Cherokee Trail
Easley, SC 29640
[email protected]
[email protected]

Hagood Elementary YAM
Tara Villano
431 Sparks Lane
Pickens, SC 29671
864-397-1900
[email protected]

Getty’s Middle YAM
Alecia Gilcrease
510 South Pendleton St.
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-3900
[email protected]

Liberty YAM
Jared Roper
251 N. Hillcrest Street
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 506-2132, (864) 397-2248
[email protected]

Pickens Elementary YAM
Tiffany Short
567 Hampton Ave
Pickens, SC 29671
864-855-6573
[email protected]

Pickens Elementary YAM
Tom Kelley

[email protected]

Six Mile Elementary YAM
Jan Nations or Karen Holder
777 N Main St, Six Mile, SC 29682
(864) 397-2400
[email protected]
[email protected]

Youth Leadership Academy YAM
Heather Hendricks
[email protected]