Chelsea Eichholz

Vice President

Chelsea Eichholz is an educator and filmmaker. She was raised in Marshfield, MO, and attended Missouri State University, where she got her Bachelor of Science in Mass Media/Media Production and her Master of Arts in Communication and is completing her MFA in Cinema and Media Arts from Lindenwood University. As a media creator, she has produced three seasons of the award-winning television series Show-Me Chefs for KOZL-27, and the award-winning documentary film Downtown with the Carbon Trace Student Documentary Team at MSU. She produces and co-hosts “The Community Rewatch Podcast” and the “Untitled Cinema Gals Project”.

Shannon Cay


Shannon Cay is President of the Board of Directors of Carbon Trace Productions. As the small not-for-profit film group leader, Cay provides strategic vision, planning resources, and accountability for staff, interns, board members, and volunteers. Previously, she worked as the News Director at Earl’s Family Broadcasting in Branson, Missouri, creating television, radio, and the web. She has extensive experience in multimedia story-telling. Her mission at Carbon Trace is to create compelling stories that make folks want to do good in the world. Cay is one of the original student members of Carbon Trace, dating back to 2014 before she graduated. She has worked on every documentary project since as a student, professional volunteer, and now professional staff.