Milwaukee Film Staff

Leadership

Jonathan Jackson – Chief Executive Officer
jonathan@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 201

Geraud Blanks – Chief Innovation Officer
geraud@mkefilm.org

Kristen C. Heller – Chief Operating Officer
kristen@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 202

Debbie Prater Mitchelson – Chief Development Officer
debbie@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 100

Cara Ogburn – Artistic Director
cara@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 203

Nick Werner - Chief Financial Officer
nick@mkefilm.org

Cultures and Communities

Tyanna A.E. Clayton-Mallett – Black Lens Community Relations Coordinator
tyanna@mkefilm.org

Maureen Post – Director of Strategic Partnerships
maureen@mkefilm.org • (414) 975-6350

Ranell Washington – Strategic Partnerships Manager
ranell@mkefilm.org

Deiva Motley - Program Coordinator - Black Lens
deiva@mkefilm.org

Erika Petterson - Project Manager
erika@mkefilm.org

Adilene Quezada - Program Coordinator - Cine Sin Fronteras
adilene@mkefilm.org

Development

Rachel Vander Weit – Development Manager
rachel@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 215

Dana Reinoos – Executive Assistant & Grants Manager
dana@mkefilm.org

Akila Ingvoldstad – Strategic Partnerships & Membership Coordinator
akila@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 251

Kristopher Pollard – Membership Manager
kristopher@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 204

Education

Marielle Allschwang – Education Manager
marielle@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 206

Molly Veh – Artist Services Manager / EDI Co-Lead
molly@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 281

Ian Cessna - Teen Filmmaking Lab Instructor
ian@mkefilm.org

Marquise Mays- Teen Filmmaking Lab Instructor
marquise@mkefilm.org

Finance

Adam Mallen - Accounting Coordinator
adam@mkefilm.org
 

Marketing & Communications

Haven Falk – Creative Director
haven@mkefilm.org

Tom Fuchs – Digital Media Manager
tom@mkefilm.org

Ryan Ziegler - Graphic Designer
ryanz@mkefilm.org

Operations

Kevin Rice – Technical Director
kevin@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 280

Kelsey Parks – Lead Cinema Technician
kelsey@mkefilm.org

Ryan Putskey – Cinema Manager
orientaltheatre@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 280

Michael Zirbel - General Manager - Cinema
michael@mkefilm.org

Programming

Kerstin Larson – Programming Director
kerstin@mkefilm.org • (414) 755-1965 ex. 211

Abbie Esterline - Programming Coordinator
abbie@mkefilm.org

Jack Feria - GenreQueer and Shorts Programmer
jack@mkefilm.org

Ernie Quiroz – Cine Sin Fronteras Programmer
ernie@mkefilm.org

 

Board of Directors

OFFICERS

Ken Krei
Board Chair

Susan F. Mikulay
Incoming Past Board Chair

Joseph A. Rock
Treasurer

Dave Stamm
Secretary


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

John P. Bania

Lori Brissette

Alexander P. Fraser

Patti Keating Kahn

Tracey L. Klein

Ken Krei

Marianne Lubar

Susan F. Mikulay

Joseph A. Rock

Lacey Sadoff

Kimberly R. Walker

MEMBERS

Chris Abele

Donna Baumgartner

Kathryn Murphy Burke

Karen Ellenbecker

Jeff Fitzsimmons

Carmen Haberman

Susan Haise

Katie Heil

Jasmine M. Johnson

Michael J. Koss Jr.

Jeffrey Kurz

Alexander Lasry

Steve Laughlin

Emilia Layden

Michael R. Lovell

Joan Lubar

Steve Mech

Mark Mone

Heidi Moore

John Ridley

Dave Stamm

James E. Stoll

Julia Taylor

John Utz

Gail Yabuki

EMERITUS MEMBERS

Tom Barrett

Jacqueline Strayer