Burning Man Regional Contacts

The Burning Man Regional Network plays a key role in the year-round extension of the Burning Man experience, supporting it as a global cultural movement. In cities around the world, Regional Contacts help local Burners connect with each other, while bringing Burning Man principles and culture into their local communities through supporting events and activities, year-round.

New Zealand

​Shelley Watsonshelley.watson@burningman.org
“Burn everything that holds you back”

Pete ‘Lumos’ Wyattlumos@burningman.org
“I am addicted and I don’t want a cure”


Jodi Rivetjodi.rivet@burningman.org
“Bringing tinder to other people’s sparks since waaaay back!”

Justin McGheejustin.mcghee@burningman.org
“It is the sea herself that designs the boats”


Jessica Fairbairn jessica.fairbairn@burningman.org

Rodney Fitzsimmonsrodney.fitzsimmons@burningman.org



Dave Cakedavid.cake@burningman.org
“Burning fires in our great southern land”


Leanna Pugliese leanna.pugliese@burningman.org
“F*K! I’m not your Momma!”


Phil Smartsherpa@burningman.org
“Fire it up!”