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Team

Steve Dietz

Artistic Director
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Sarah Peters

Associate Director, Director of Public Engagement

Ady Olson

Projects Manager

Erin Lavelle

Producer

Nickey Robare

Communications Director

Kerri Jamison

Content Manager

Matthew Rezac

Design Director
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Michael Murnane

Technical Director

Nathan RP Young

Curatorial Assistant

Ellen Thoni

Volunteer Coordinator

Tyler Stefanich

Web Development
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Emily Janisch

Launch Party Producer

Leslie Barlow

Administrative Assistant

Lucas Koski

Food Truck Coordinator

Meghan Murray

On-Site Food Vendor Manager

Michael Karadsheh

Northern Spark Intern

Andy Goldman-Gray

Corporate Sponsorship

Travis Anderson
Lara Avery
Jennifer Brennan
Ryan Boekelheide
Taylor Carik
Ariel and Jeff Carter
Kate Christianson and Ryan Day
Dave Em
Matt Haglund
Grady and Mia Hannah
Michael Herbert
Sherwood Herndon
Michelle Klein
Sarah Kreykes
Christy and Luke Kujawa
Heather Manley
Michelle McCreary
Michael Melrose
Herman Milligan
Liz and Dan O’Brien
Aadam Peters
Jay Pierce
Ian and Coryn Petersen
Abby Rakun
Gordon and Maureen Rudd
Marco Suemnick
Jason Wolfe

 

Christine Baeumler
Associate Professor,
Interdisciplinary Art and Social Practice, UMN

Steve Dietz
Artistic Director, Northern Spark

Jane Marsching
Interdisciplinary artist

Sarah Peters
Associate Director, Northern Spark

Marina Zurkow
Interdisciplinary artist

Nora Bateman
Evaluation and Learning Officer, McKnight Foundation

Dr. Jessica Cherry
Scientist, pilot, writer, photographer

Dr. Max Liboiron
Director, Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR)

Sonali P. McDermid, Ph.D.
Assistant Prof of Environmental Studies, NYU

Morgan Rider
Connector, Grady Britton

Howard Silverman
Partner, Pattern Lab

Wen Stephenson
Independent journalist and climate activist

Jen Brennan

Senior Account Director, YA

Neal Cuthbert, Chair

Vice President of Program, McKnight Foundation

Steve Dietz, President

Artistic Director, Northern Lights.mn

Jeff Evans, Treasurer

Adjunct Professor, Macalester College

Robert Hunter, AIA

Senior Associate, James Dayton Design

Michelle Klein, Secretary

Director of Sales and Marketing, Aria

Sarah Lutman

Founder, Lutman & Associates

Elizabeth Armstrong – Emeritus, Founding Board

Director, Palm Springs Art Museum

Vince Leo – Emeritus, Founding Board

Professor, Media Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Jeffrey Scherer – Emeritus, Founding Board

Architect/Founding Principal/CEO, Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle

Gary Smaby – Emeritus, Founding Board

Co-founder and Partner, Quatris Venture Capital

 

Zone Producers

Scottie Hall
Steve Loop
Sarah Faye McPherson
Phillip O’Toole
Sara Shives

 

Volunteer Zone Leads

Libby Holden
Louisa Leone
Ryan McGoff
Kendra Plant
Joni Van Bockel
David Roberts, Volunteer VR Lead

 

Electricians

Karin Olson, Assistant to the Technical Director
Nate Kulenkamp, Lead Electrician
Chris Murnane, Assistant Lead Electrician
Emily Bloudek
Jeremy Ellerby
Paul Epton
Kristin (Kiki) Klun
Kathy Maxwell
Andrew Saboe
Courtney Schmitz
Tony Stoeri
Micayla Thebault-Spieker
Phillip Uttech

Function Crew

Isaac Gamoran
Richard Graham