2206 N. Main Street #223

Wheaton, IL 60187


Cassie Townsend

Fundraising Committee Co-Chair, Board of Directors
2022 - Present
Fundraising Committee Co-Chair
2023 - Present

Board Service: 2022 - Present

With over 20 years of experience in various aspects of festival management and production, including vending, entertainment, and build/tear down, Cassie is a seasoned festival professional. In addition to their work in the festival industry, Cassie is a performer, hosting and owning the Work History Podcast and being a member of the improv comedy group No Parchment Needed, the all-female show Washing Well Wenches, and the first female in the three-person vaudeville Shakespearean show Sound & Fury. Cassie has been on the road as a “road rennie” since 2017, traveling to festivals across the country.

In addition to their many talents and interests, Cassie is also a dedicated fundraiser for RESCU and has been a member of the organization’s Programs Committee for four years. They joined the RESCU board in 2022. In their free time, Cassie enjoys improv, playing the ukulele, gaming, and spending time with their partner, two bonus kids, and their cat, Kismet.