Board Members

Rick Dillon

Board Member

Rick has been with the Walkway of Lights for 18 years. He is a committee member with the main responsibility of gaining new sponsorship and maintenance with current displays. His favorite display in Matter Park is the Riverboat. Rick looks forward to family gatherings and Christmas dinner. The lesson he learned most from his mother is to treat people as you would want to be treated.

 

Belinda Hussong

Board Member

Belinda has been with the Walkway of Lights for the past 20 years. She is responsible for overseeing all things to do with WOL. Her favorite display in Matter Park is Wreath with Candy Cane. A tradition she enjoys every Christmas is preparing traditional Christmas breakfast. A lesson that she will always remember taught from her mother is to always give 100% in everything she tries.

 

Sherri Rush

Board Member

Sherri has been with the Walkway of Lights for 14 years. She is in charge of purchasing season pass stickers and other printed items. Her favorite display in Matter Park is the Palm Tree. A tradition she looks forward to every year is reading the Christmas Story before opening presents. A life lesson her mother taught her was to always be kind to people, but don’t let people walk over you either.

 

Kristy Barney

Board Member

Kristy has been with the Walkway of Lights for 5 years. Her responsibilities include maintaining a great relationship with current sponsors, and helping create new exciting events. One of her favorite displays in Matter Park is the sparkling Ice Castle. A lesson that has stuck with Kristy through the years is to always be kind to people and to treat them the way you would like to be treated. Coming together on Christmas Eve with the family and opening up one present is something she always looks forward to every year.

 

Doug Darga

Board Member

Doug has been with the Walkway of Lights Committee for 9 years . His favorite display at the park is the Ice Castle. His mother taught him to always be honest with people. His favorite thing about the holidays is "tree day", going out and cutting trees for his mother and family.

 

Julie Fauser

Board Member

Julie has been with the Walkway of Lights committee for 5 years. She is Responsible for the Christmas Parade and putting together other fun events. Her favorite display in Matter Park is The Nativity. One lesson her mother taught her that she still lives by today is to always be kind, thankful, and to be the best she can be. She looks forward to Christmas Eve dinner with her whole Family.

 

Brittany Nichols

Board Member

Brittany has been a part of the Walkway of Lights for 2 years. She is responsible for helping create new, exciting events. Her favorite display is the dinosaurs. The lesson she learned the most from her mother is to work your hardest everyday and take pride in your work. Her favorite holiday tradition is on Christmas Eve her grandfather reads the Bible story of Jesus’ birth to her family.

 

James Harness

Board Member

James has been a part of The Walkway of Lights for 5 years. He is responsible for gaining new sponsorships. The display he most enjoys is the Old Man Winter. His mother always told him “if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right”. His favorite thing about the holidays is hanging with the family.

 

DL Hurd

Board Member

DL has been with the Walkway of Lights for 2 years. His main responsibility is to gain new sponsors and maintain great relationships with our current sponsors. His favorite display is The Nativity Scene. One lesson he took from his mother is to do unto others as you’d have them do unto you. His favorite holiday tradition is waking up on Christmas morning, and reading the story of Jesus’ birth from the book of Luke in the Bible to his Family.

 

Kevin Farmer

Board Member

Kevin has worked for Walkway of Lights for 8 years. He is in charge of the maintenance and set up crew of displays. His favorite display in the park is the Ice Castle. Kevin looks forward to singing Christmas songs during the holidays. One lesson his mother taught him is to do unto other as you’d have them do unto you.

 

Carlos Rosales

Board Member

Carlos is responsible for events including Family Night and The Christmas Parade. He has been with the Walkway of Lights committee for the past 2 years. Is favorite display is Skateboarding Elf. A lesson his mother taught him was to always live life to the fullest. His favorite tradition is family dinner on Christmas Eve and opening up one present before Christmas Day.

 

Rose Cadena

Board Member

Rose has been with the Walkway of Lights for 9 years. She is the secretary of the Board. The lesson she learned the most from her mother was to lead by example. Her favorite display is the one her family sponsors Kissing Santa Display. Her family tradition is baking cookies and candies for the holiday.