Leadership:

Executive Director, Shannon Cay

 

Shannon Cay is Executive Director 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.

Creative Director, Chelsea Eichholz

 

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”.

 

 

 

Board of Directors:

President, Jym Wilson

Vice President, Leslie E. Seawright, Ph.D.

Secretary, Linda Roller

Treasurer, Debbie Rollinson

Member, Andrew R. Cline, Ph.D.

 

From left to right: Dr. Andrew R. Cline, Jym Wilson, Dr. Linda Roller, Dr. Leslie Seawright, Debbie Rollinson

 

Note: The Board of Directors is currently seeking community members interested in helping us fulfill our educational and humanitarian mission.

 

Creative Board:

Chairman, Chelsea Eichholz

Member, Shannon Cay

Member, Taye Taye

Member, Jym Wilson

Member, Ethan Turner

Advisory Board:

Mike Stevens

Joy Millana

Bill Griffiths

Note: The Advisory Board includes community members who have agreed to act as resources for Carbon Trace Productions regarding their individual expertise. Membership on this board does not imply agreement with Carbon Trace policies, editorial judgment, or any messages intended (or not) by our film productions.

Carbon Trace Productions Professional Staff & Professional Volunteers:

Andy Cline: Executive Producer | Chelsea Eichholz: Creative Director of Carbon Trace Production | Shannon Cay: Executive Director of Carbon Trace Productions |  Tyler Beck: Associate Producer  | Taye Taye: Chief Cinematographer and Motion Graphics Artist | Jym Wilson: Producer and Cinematographer | Ethan Turner, Cinematographer | Cameron Durington, Field Production Specialist | Matt Foster, Audio Engineer

 

 

Shannon Cay is Executive Director 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.

Creative Director, Chelsea Eichholz

 

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”.

 

 

 

Board of Directors:

President, Jym Wilson

Vice President, Leslie E. Seawright, Ph.D.

Secretary, Linda Roller

Treasurer, Debbie Rollinson

Member, Andrew R. Cline, Ph.D.

 

From left to right: Dr. Andrew R. Cline, Jym Wilson, Dr. Linda Roller, Dr. Leslie Seawright, Debbie Rollinson

 

Note: The Board of Directors is currently seeking community members interested in helping us fulfill our educational and humanitarian mission.

 

Creative Board:

Chairman, Chelsea Eichholz

Member, Shannon Cay

Member, Taye Taye

Member, Jym Wilson

Member, Ethan Turner

Advisory Board:

Mike Stevens

Joy Millana

Bill Griffiths

Note: The Advisory Board includes community members who have agreed to act as resources for Carbon Trace Productions regarding their individual expertise. Membership on this board does not imply agreement with Carbon Trace policies, editorial judgment, or any messages intended (or not) by our film productions.

Carbon Trace Productions Professional Staff & Professional Volunteers:

Andy Cline: Executive Producer | Chelsea Eichholz: Creative Director of Carbon Trace Production | Shannon Cay: Executive Director of Carbon Trace Productions |  Tyler Beck: Associate Producer  | Taye Taye: Chief Cinematographer and Motion Graphics Artist | Jym Wilson: Producer and Cinematographer | Ethan Turner, Cinematographer | Cameron Durington, Field Production Specialist | Matt Foster, Audio Engineer