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Circle Theatre Staff
Lynne Brown Tepper, Executive and Artistic Director
lbrown@circletheatre.org | (616) 632-1982

Noddea Skidmore, Director of Creative and Audience Development
nskidmore@circletheatre.org | (616) 632-1987

Lisa Mathias, Financial Accounts Coordinator
lmathias@circletheatre.org | (616) 632-1984

Don Wilson, Resident Scenic Designer and Technical Director 
wilsodon@aquinas.edu | (616) 632-2988

Michelle Matson, Box Office Manager 
boxoffice@circletheatre.org | (616) 632-2997

Bill Dunckel, Costume Shop Manager 
circlecostumeshop@gmail.com | (616) 632-5887 

Board of Directors

Executive Officers

President: Derek Call
Director of Operations and Production/Special Events, ArtPrize

Vice President: Lynn Atkins-Rykert
Coordinator, Aquinas College

Secretary: Ashlee Lambart
Adjunct Professor of Photography, KCAD and GVSU

Treasurer: Bob Lowry
Director – Global Audit Services, Steelcase Inc.

Past President: Brian Bakkila
Applied Imaging


Board of Directors


Stathi Afendoulis
Owner, Afendoulis Cleaners and Tuxedos
Founder and Executive Director, Lainie's Angels

Tamara Bergstrom
Varnum, LLP

Shelley Irwin
Host and Producer, WGVU NPR/PBS

R. Scott Keller
Partner, Warner Norcross + Judd

Jeff Kemperman
Assistant Prosecutor, Kent County Prosecutors' Office

Julie Moran
Financial Analyst, Kellogg Company

Mark Schmidbauer
Conferencing and Event Services, Aquinas College

Ryan Slusarzyk
Director of Sales and Marketing, Grand Rapids Drive

Lou VanderHave
Retired Educator

David Weinandy
Professor of Communication, Aquinas College