Board of Directors

Fond du Lac Community Theatre is run by a volunteer board of directors. Serving as the ultimate supporting cast, here is the board of directors:

Tracy Qualmann, Board President
Tracy never says no to seeing a theatrical show. Although her talent isn't on stage, she enjoys working behind-the-scenes. When not volunteering for one of the six boards she serves on, Tracy works to support her recreational and entertainment habits, serving as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Marian University. Spare time typically includes her family, friends, a Pepsi and a big bag of potato chips.

Nancy Irizarry-Beachy, Board Vice President
Nancy loves musical theater and has been singing and performing since the age of 8. Her favorite role to date was Fr. Kost in Cabaret. She is married to her wonderful husband Larry and is an avid horse lover. Nancy chairs the ENCORE children’s theater committee and the FDCLT Scholarship committee. She loves bringing theater to the next generation.

Ellen Meilke, Board Treasurer
Ellen is a Certified Public Accountant and Vice President of Accounting and IT at Fox Valley Savings Bank.   Ellen has lived her entire life in the Fond du Lac area. She married Ray in 1980, together they raised 2 successful  sons. Some day, ask Ellen about her extensive collection of antique hammers!

Megan Retzlaff, Board Secretary
Megan works full time at National Exchange Bank & Trust.  When not at work or volunteering with various organizations, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, crocheting, baking, attending to her herb garden, and taking her pup for endless walks all over town.  Megan lives in Fond du Lac with her husband, Justin, and furry child, Riley.

Rounding out the board of directors....

Terry Davis
You know him from local radio and owner of Radio Plus, Inc. Terry brings a wealth of experience in event management and ticketing to the group. In his off time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, as well as breeding guinea pigs.

Jack Eyers
Jack is a familiar face around FDLCT. Having served on the board previously, we're happy to have Jack back with his financial wisdom and guidance. You've seen Jack is many of our performances. In his spare time, he enjoys juggling (the numbers), sailing, and making goat-milk soap.

Joey Kunde
Joey is a seasoned theatre performer. She currently works for the Fond du Lac Transit System. When not working, she loves spending time with her over-grown 'puppy', herb gardening, and researching 'is the world flat or round?'.

Bekki Fishelson Kuber,
Bekki is smart and sassy. She enjoys directing, singing, and acting. In her spare time, she raises chickens, breeds cats, and enjoys an occasional JP Casper White Stout. Additionally, she is studying to be a ballet dancer.

 

Maggie Matysik
Margaret  has served on the FDLCT Board in some capacity for the last ten years.  Currently she oversees the prop organization and inventory, is part of the Play Selection Committee, serves on the Encore Youth Theatre Committee, and chairs the Appreciation Night Committee.  Maggie also helps with the publicity and designs the posters and programs for FDLCT. Maggie works at Community Church in Fond du Lac and teaches piano lessons at Mike’s Music. Family includes husband, John, and three adult kids – Chris, Nick and Katie. In her spare time, you'll find Maggie playing the piano, embroidering pillows, and researching sunken ships.

Troy Tautges.
Troy is a true theatre lover. Having traveled nationally and seen it all, he continues to share his love of theatre by serving on our board, specifically serving as chair of play selection and lobby decorator extraordinaire. When not leading his team at Target, Troy enjoys traveling to California's  happiest place on earth (Disney Land), doing the Tango or the Salsa, and perfecting his skills as a master scotch taster.

Eva Thelen
Eva has the voice of an angel. She has performed in several Fond du Lac Community Theatre productions. Her most recent role is that of mom to baby Arthur. Her and her husband, Michael, enjoy all things baby, horseback riding, and restoring vintage cars.

Julie Walber
Julie has a love for theatre dating back to her high school years and show choir, then via the Victorian Village in Elkhart Lake during her college years. She has also been a praise and worship leader through the years. Julie is a Real Estate Broker and owns CRES Real Estate in Kiel for the past 19 years. She and her husband, Steve, moved to Fond du Lac 2 years ago for his job with Fox Valley Savings Bank.  She is a fruit beer connoisseur and is mildly obsessed with hostas.