Our Team

Keeping the culture alive

Tricia Diamond, Executive Director – Sets the strategy for the New Orleans Musicians Fund, manages team members and evaluates progress.  Responsible for driving fundraising conditions for success (vision, mission); provides direction while being available to development staff and board development committee. Organizes annual New Orleans Bacon Festival and manages the trust which funds instrument repairs, burials and jazz funerals.


Diane Foley, Chief Operating Officer- first point of contact for musicians who become members of the New Orleans Musicians Fund; keeps musicians and their families engaged.


Racquel Goudeau, Educational Director - Leads all initiatives managing youth and education programs for cultural tradition of jazz funerals.  Rachel has extensive experience within educational administration and is a leader in school support, engagement and curricular design.


Director of Communications – handles communications and social media, as well as media appearances.  





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