MEET OUR TEAM

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JOSH SHAW

Founder, Artistic Director

Co-founder and Artistic Director Josh Shaw is the driving creative force behind POP, having directed and designed every production since 2011. He also maintains a busy freelance directing career at companies across the country.

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MATT COOK

Executive and Development Director

Matt Cook joined POP in November of 2019 and oversees all business and fundraising aspects of the company as well as day-to-day operations.

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TEILA THIESEN

Community Engagement Officer

Teila joined POP in May of 2021 and serves as the primary liaison for school districts and partner organizations. She cultivates and fosters partner relationships, designs curriculum, organizes volunteers, and hires artists to further POP’s relationships in our community.

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RAE SHRUM

Digital Content Manager

Rae joined the team in May of 2021 and handles all of our social media platforms, as well as email blasts and anything else you can find on the web about POP.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RICK ELLINGSEN, BOARD PRESIDENT

WILLIAM KENNEDY, VICE-PRESIDENT

ERIC HAYNE, TREASURER

ROBERT BAILEY, SECRETARY

BETTYNA BLUWAL

JENNIFER DIENER

BRUCE MERRITT

PHIL MEYER

MATTHEW MILES

JENNIFER MILLER

MIMI ROTTER

JOSH SHAW

NAOKO SUGA

ROB WEBB

 

POP ADVISORY BOARD

Alice Coulombe, W. Allan Edmiston, M.D., Alan Freeman, Paul Gurian, Simon Holt, Hettie Lynne Hurtes, David Kasunic, Shigemi Matsumoto, Frelix Racelis, Brigitta Troy, Ian White-Thomson