The all-volunteer Board of Directors lead the ownership and restoration of the Theatre and encompass a wide range of talents. More than 200 volunteers will be serving in a wide variety of key roles in this community-wide initiative.
Historic West Bend Theatre BOD 2019
President: Nic Novaczyk
Evidence Development Companies
BA, Biology, Denison University
MA, UW-EC, Communication Disorders; past President Ozaukee Washington Land Trust and 1000 Friends of Wisconsin; former trustee, Northland College; director, West Bend Friends of Sculpture.
Community: Menomonee Valley Partners Treasurer/Predevelopment Chair (2015-Present), West Bend County Club Treasurer (2014-Present), United Way of Washington County, Treasurer/Volunteer (1996-2006
Education: Master of Business Administration, Cardinal Stritch College, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, St. Norbert College. Retired in January 2018.
BA, UW-Milwaukee, Political Science and History
Pointer Marketing Group Inc.
BS, BA, Cardinal Stritch University
Direct Sales Manager, Serigraph Inc.
BS UW Stout in Industrial Technology, Building Construction
Division Sales Director, Specialty Division, Serigraph Inc.
BA, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Theatre Arts and Performance
Milwaukee Repertory Theater, former Administrative Assistant, Director of Access Program, Friends of Milwaukee Repertory Theater Board of Directors, Current Secretary Northwestern Mutual, current Administrative Assistant, Public Investments,
Owner Confetti Meadowlark
Marquette University, B.A.; and Marquette University Law School, J.D.
President of the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, Inc; Member of Door County Land Trust; Past President of Honours, Inc.; Former Vice President of Washington County Agriculture & Industrial Society (AIS); Current Board Member of (AIS); Former Board Member of the United Way of Washington County; Past President of Slinger Soccer Club
Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary & Chief Risk Officer, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
Sara Ziegler Humann
BS University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Financial Consultant at Medtronic Inc.
Marketing/ Fashion Design & Merchandising- Moraine Park Technical College
Psychology Studies-UW-Washington County
Laura Hillman Mitchell
1997 Ziegler Scholar
BA UW- Madison, German Kultur
Founder and Member of GrandCare Systems
President and founder, Laura Mitchell Consulting, LLC
Sue Finch Millin
BS UW Eau Claire, education and psychology
Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Washington County
Past VP, Marketing and Membership, Lac Lawrann
Brooke Ziegler Novaczyk
MA, Education, University St. Thomas,
Director, West Bend YMCA
Owner Academy of Music on Main Street, owner-operator of EXTENDED PLAY MUSIC, Manager and Entertainment Director of Brewhaus Theater, original live music venue, in West Bend.
Degree in electrical and sound systems
In 2008 Jay was named one of the 100 most influential people in Washington County in a Conley Newspaper publication.
John B. Torinus Jr.
Chairman, Serigraph Inc. CEO for 20 years
Founding partner Milwaukee Super Angel Fund
BS in Industrial Administration, Yale University
Master’s Degree in International Relations, University of Stockholm.
Chaired numerous non profits
Inducted Milwaukee Press Club Hall of Fame 2016
Founded and CEO of Alexssa Enterprises, Ltd. established 1997 Past President of Rotary Club of West Bend.
Community leader and entrepreneur.
Previous experience includes management in various industries, photofinishing, electronic design, manufacturing, and distribution
Ph. D., Regent University, Communication
Media/Grant Writer/Film Historian
Assistant Professor of Communication, UW-Milwaukee -- WC
MS Art History Oshkosh
Former executive Director, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, past Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation, current Vice President American Bird Society