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BOARD OF DIRECTORS & STAFF

      STAFF

 

     BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 

  • Kent Tess-Mattner

    PRESIDENT
    Attorney of Counsel to Schmidt, Rupke, Tess-Mattner & Fox, S.C., freelance trombonist

  • Jonathan Winkle    
    VICE PRESIDENT       

    Arts Administrator and Consultant, Musician

     

  • Andrew Lato

    TREASURER
    Accountant, Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP

     

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

     

  • 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 

  • Morgan Dixon

​      President, MacDowell Montessori School PTO

  • Donna Dudenhoefer
    Retired Milwaukee Public Schools Music Educator  (General K-8, Choral and Band)
     

  • Kathy Grogan

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

  • Joe Hausch
    Owner, Hausch Design Agency; President/CEO/CCO, PHOTAVIA: The Visual Network
     

  • Pete Lange   
    Director of Sales, Tim O'Brien Homes; former Band/Choir Director, Catholic Memorial High School; performing and recording artist, trumpet, vocals     
             

  • Stephanie Lippert

    Freelance Professional Musician and Teacher
     

  • Deborah Musante
    City of Brookfield, Director, Civic Chorus; Milwaukee Co. Zoological Society-Development; freelance musician
     

  • Tina Nogrady

    Registered Nurse, Aurora Health Care
     

  • Michael Poytinger

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

  • Fran Richman
    Consultant, Richman Nonprofit Strategies; Retired Executive Director, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

  • Veronica Thompson

      Retired Library Media Specialist/Middle Years Coordinator, International 

      Baccalaureate Organization

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CIVIC MUSIC MKE supports music education and provides performance

opportunities to young musicians in the Greater Milwaukee area.