MEET OUR TEAM
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.
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.
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.
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
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