resides at Big Pink in Stillwater, Minnesota and works for VSA Arts of Minnesota, a state affiliate of VSA Arts and the Kennedy Center.
Jons background is in journalism, English, Speech and Theatre with a degree from Gustavus Adolphus. He has worked as a writer and editor for a weekly newspaper, a disability organization, an arts organization and as the Minnesota Association of Community Theatres (MACT) Executive Director.
In addition to working on newsletters, writing grants, serving on festival committees and advocating for access to the arts for people with disabilities, Jon is kept busy writing short scripts and trying to start another community theatre and a performing arts facility in Stillwater.
Jon is a past President of MACT and currently serves as an Emeritus Director and was an At Large Board Member for the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT). Jon is an avid theatre goer and one can only guess how many shows a year he sees as he holds season tickets to several theatres.