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.
Katherine joined the team as Executive Director in March of 2023. Katherine oversees many aspects of strategic planning, fundraising, finance, and operations to ensure the ongoing growth and efficiency of POP.
Director of Education & Community Engagement
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.
Emma joined the team as Production Manager in October of 2022. Emma works closely with the artistic team at POP on technical aspects, logistics, artist relations, and event planning.
Matthew joined the team as Operations Manager in October of 2022. Matthew works closely with the artistic team at POP on operational aspects such as production logistics, contracting, and finance.
Digital Content Manager
Rae joined the team in May of 2021. She oversees all of POP's social media platforms, email campaigns, website, advertisement!
Social Media & Recital Series Coordinator
Julia joined the team in December of 2023. She creates content for POP's social media platforms as well as manages POP's Artist Recital Series.
Anahit joined the team as Development Associate in October of 2023. Anahit is responsible for supporting POP's fundraising efforts and ensuring POP's financial sustainability.
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 HAMMEL, JOSH SHAW, ROB WEBB, ALDEN LAWRENCE, DORAINE MEYER
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