A.W.E. Staff

Tatiana Diaz
Youth Arts Specialist
tatiana@awe-inc.org
John Kowalczyk
Program Director - Artist-in-Residence (AIR)
john@awe-inc.org
Raina J. Johnson
Donor Stewardship & Storytelling Manager
raina@awe-inc.org
press@awe-inc.org
LaShawndra Vernon
Executive Director
lashawndra@awe-inc.org
Reanna Ottoson
Program Director - Truck Studio
reanna@awe-inc.org

2018 Board Members

President

Adam Carr

Freelance Producer

Vice President

Armando Ibarra

Senior Art Director

GMR Marketing

Treasurer

Ben Anderson

Broker

Colliers International

Secretary

Paul Schleicher

Business Banking Representative, Town Bank

Board Members

David Blank

Website Designer

Redbird Studio

Danielle Decker

Legislative Fiscal Manager

City of Milwaukee

Sally Duback

Artist

Bess Earl

Program Officer

LISC- Milwaukee

Margret Petrie

Associate Dean for Academics

UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

Johannah Karstadt St. John

Director

Professional Dimensions

Janine Kolbeck

Marketing & Development

Engberg Anderson Architects

Barbara Manger

Artist

A.W.E. Founder

Donte McFadden

Senior Associate Director UR/HIP and Educational Opportunity Programs

Marquette University

Tony Panciera

Project Director of MKE United

Greater Milwaukee Committee

Jeanette Paules

Child Welfare Licensing Specialist

Wisconsin Department of Children & Families

Emily Sullivan

Director of Youth & Family Programs

Milwaukee Art Museum

Sarah Titus

Social Studies Teacher

The Prairie School

Shameka Phillips

HR Professional

Meghan Walsh

Assistant Director of Alumnae Engagement

Alverno College


Honorary Members

Barbara Brown Lee

Diane Buck

Nancy Gazzana

Mary Kamps

Julilly Kohler

Janice Lutton

Janet Matthews

Lynn Rix

Janine Smith

Carolyn White Travanti

WORK FOR AWE

AWE is a dynamic nonprofit organization thatĀ seeks exceptional candidates with an interest in utilizing their unique talents to support our mission. Our staff, artists, and educators are collaborative, action-oriented, and believe in the potential of youth and Milwaukee neighborhoods. We learn, work, create, and take risks together to push the boundaries of what is possible for youth in Milwaukee.

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