Northwest Children’s Theater Team


Judy Kafoury, Managing Director, Founder

503.222.2190 x 117

Sarah Jane Hardy, Artistic Director

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Leigh Mallonee, Education Director

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Nick Fenster, Director of Donor and Patron Relations

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Rachael Brown, Marketing Director

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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

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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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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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Erik Montague, Outreach Manager

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Makaela Terance, Education Associate

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Marketing & Development

Talon Bigelow, Marketing & Production Assistant

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Becca Reyes-Geislinger, Volunteer Coordinator & House Manager

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Amanda Sledz, Grants Manager


Diane Carlsen, Judy Kafoury & Carolyn Newsom

Board of Directors

Carolyn Sheldon, President

Founder Child Development Specialist Program, Portland Public Schools

Judy Kafoury, Secretary

Non-profit management, education, marketing and development

Julie Ball

Education and education administration

Melody Bridges

President, Flannel

Lory Caldwell


Diane Carlsen*

Education and education administration

Emily Jones

Ophthalmologist, Legacy Health

Anita Menon

Artistic Director, Anjali School of Dance

Verónika Nuñez

Senior Learning and Community Engagement Specialist, OMSI

Jennifer Standke

Software Program Manager, Relativity

Carol Turner

Non-Profit Consultant


*Honorary, inactive member

Thank You NWCT Sponsors