WHO WE ARE

Board & Staff

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Robin R. Engl

    PRESIDENT
    Executive Director and Conductor of Youth Wind Orchestra of Wisconsin, freelance trumpeter, retired Director of Bands, Wauwatosa East High School, consultant, Youth Music of the World, Board of Directors, UW-Milwaukee Youth Wind Ensembles and Carroll University Jazz program

  • Andrew Lato

    TREASURER
    Accountant, Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP

  • Michael Barna

    Music Educator, retired from Milwaukee Public Schools; Choral Director, retired; member, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Chorus

  • Jane Borden

    Nationally and locally lauded elementary educator specializing in arts integration, retired from Milwaukee Public Schools; founder, Arts and Science Literacy Camp; adjunct faculty, Cardinal Stritch University, Mount Mary College and Alverno College; instructional coach, Arts@Large

  • Debra Chomicka

    Career Counselor, WCTC, Adjunct Professor, retired Career Counselor, Career Education Center, Alverno College

  • Morgan Dixon

    President, MacDowell Montessori School PTO

  • Scott Emmons

    Dean, Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Kathy Grogan

    Retired early childhood and reading specialist teacher, Milwaukee Public Schools, Woman’s Club of Wisconsin member

  • Sarah Kruis

    Quality Control, iLIFE Financial Management Services, Musician, Private Teacher

  • Stephanie Lippert

    Freelance Professional Musician and Teacher

  • Tina Nogrady

    Registered Nurse, Aurora Health Care

  • Michael Poytinger

    Retired K-12 Music Chair and Band Director, Waukesha School District; member and Associate Conductor, City of Waukesha Parks & Recreation Band; WSMA Master Adjudicator

  • Kathryn Schneider

    Student, Music Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Katherine Swoboda

    Retail Manager, Sodexo-Campus Services, Concordia University; Military Veteran, USAF, CMS, retired

  • Kent Tess-Mattner

    Attorney and President, Schmidt, Rupke, Tess-Mattner & Fox, S.C., freelance trombonist

  • Don Weinberg

    Assistant Director of Music, Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church; Employee Band Director and Project Manager and Consultant, Northwestern Mutual, retired

STAFF