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.

 

OFFICERS

 

Historic West Bend Theatre BOD 2019

 

Officers:

President: Nic Novaczyk

President/CEO

Evidence Development Companies

Vice President:

Kine Torinus

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.

Secretary/Treasurer:

Pat O’Connor

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.

Assistant Treasurer:

John Sancomb

BA, UW-Milwaukee, Political Science and History

Pointer Marketing Group Inc.

Directors:

Barry Bertram

BS, BA, Cardinal Stritch University

Direct Sales Manager, Serigraph Inc.

Bill Buettner

BS UW Stout in Industrial Technology, Building Construction

Division Sales Director, Specialty Division, Serigraph Inc.

Erin Burgess

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

Dan Dineen

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

Rick Fox

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.

Teri Milligan

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

Jay Tamez

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

Chris Wenzel

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

Christopher Yogerst

Ph. D., Regent University, Communication

Media/Grant Writer/Film Historian

Assistant Professor of Communication, UW-Milwaukee -- WC

Theatre Manager

Jeff Potts

 

Advisory Council

Shawn Graff

MS Art History Oshkosh

Former executive Director, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, past Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation, current Vice President American Bird Society

Tonnie Schmidt

Sharon Ziegler

Peg Ziegler

It's ours! 
The Historic landmark is saved for posterity!

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