Florida First Amendment Foundation Staff
Barbara A. Petersen, President
First Amendment Foundation
Katherine Garner, Executive Director
Katherine is the First Amendment Foundation's Executive Director. She previously worked for the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas for 15 years, serving as FOIFT executive director from 2001 - 2009. Garner serves as Secretary and Grants Chair of the National Freedom of Information Coalition and has her own nonprofit consulting firm that manages other small nonprofit organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business journalism from University of North Texas and a Master of Arts from the University of Texas at Dallas with emphasis in business and nonprofit management and communications.
Rosemary Calhoun, Office Administrator
A native of New Jersey, Rosemary moved to Tallahassee in 1993 from Pennsylvania, where she worked for the Pike County District Attorney. She has many years of administrative experience, and worked for over ten years for the State of Florida, most recently as an operations analyst for the Florida Department of Financial Services.
Rhianna Reichert, Office Assistant
Rhianna is a Tallahassee native and is currently studying for a BS in Information Technology at Florida State University.