Judy Kafoury*, Managing Director, Founder

503.222.2190 x 117

Sarah Jane Hardy, Artistic Director

503.222.2190 x 114

Leigh Mallonee, Education Director

503.222.2190 x 119

Nick Fenster, Director of Donor and Patron Relations

503.222.2190 x 113



Administrative & Box Office

Amanda Clark, Box Office Manager

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Rebecca Hawkins, Box Office Manager

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Cindi Kinder, Finance Manager / School Matinees

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Mike Musick, Maintenance Manager

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Cindy Simpson, HR Manager

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Paul Brown, Master Carpenter

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Sam Burns, Resident Artist

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John Ellingson, Associate Artistic Director

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Steve Hambrick, Technical Director

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Roger Monroe, Company Stage Manager

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Chris Parsons, Registrar

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Nicole Smith, Outreach Manager

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Marketing & Development

Talon Bigelow, Marketing & Development Assistant

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Rachael Brown, Marketing Manager


Becca Reyes-Geislinger, Volunteer Coordinator & House Manager

503.222.2190 x 125

Amanda Sledz, Grants Manager



* Founders

Diane Carlsen, Judy Kafoury & Carolyn Newsom



Board of Directors

Carolyn Sheldon, President

Founder Child Development Specialist Program, Portland Public Schools

Stephen Kafoury, Past President

Government relations, former member Portland School Board

David Tucker, Treasurer

CPA, PhD, Professor of Business and Accounting, Concordia University

Judy Kafoury*, Secretary

Non-profit management, education, marketing and development

Julie Ball

Education and education administration

Melody Bridges

Director of Sales & Marketing, Interior Office Solutions

Lory Caldwell


Diane Carlsen*

Education and education administration

Julie Carreira

Director of Sales & Marketing, Hi-Lo Hotel

Mark Desbrow

Principal, Green Light Development

Emily Jones

Ophthalmologist, Legacy Health

Anita Menon

Artistic Director, Anjali School of Dance

Andrea Nicholas

Pastry Chef

Verónika Nuñez

Senior Learning and Community Engagement Specialist, OMSI

Jennifer Standke

Senior Software Project Manager, Relativity

Anne Talcott

Attorney, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Liz Terzo

Senior Director, Nike

Carol Turner

Non-Profit Consultant


*NWCT founder

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