WPG Officers

President

President

Mark Hare Mark spends most of his time as the prop master at the Florentine Opera Company but his extensive history with puppetry makes him the perfect president for WPG. In this role he advises and oversees all activities of the guild.

Vice President

Vice President

In Charge of Membership Jill Frederickson Jill distributes guild information to new or prospective members, keeps track of our current members, and anything else related to managing our membership, but outside of WPG she flexes her puppetry muscles in many other ways. From building and performance to collaborating with other companies and starting her own, she does it all! She truly is a Jill of all trades.

Treasurer

Treasurer

Lisa Schlenker Lisa is a general puppet lover, production manager of the Florentine Opera here in Milwaukee, and our treasurer! As Wisconsin Puppetry Guild treasurer, she collects dues, reimburses expenses, and generally keeps track of our funds.

Secretary

Secretary

Jen Lyons Jen is our WPG secretary and,as such, oversees all kinds of record keeping and correspondence to help communications run smoothly. As a former prop artisan at Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee, WI, some of her favorite projects were puppet builds because they always presented new challenges and the opportunity to draw from many different disciplines.

Website & Social Media

Website & Social Media

Managed by Danielle Jordan Danielle spends the bulk of her time as the costume craft artisan at First Stage Children's Theater, but as WPG's website and social media manager, she takes care of all things internet related from creating this website to sharing guild information to our official Facebook and Instagram accounts.