The Executive Committee

THE BOARD

Bill Schierl, President

Paula Schlice, Co-Vice President

Nerissa Nelson, Co-Vice President

Monica Anderson, Secretary

Karin Sieg, Treasurer

Caleb Guilliams, Representative

Maggie Marquardt, Representative

Anello Mollica, Representative

Laura Gehrman Rottier, Representative


CREATE STANDING COMMITTEES

The Placemaking Committee is tasked with building community identity and growing a stronger sense of pride through public art and other investments that strengthen our sense of place in Portage County. 

The Innovation Committee is tasked with researching and developing resources and programs that encourage and support innovation and creativity. This team also oversees the IDEA Center and its programming.  

The Experiences Committee is tasked with growing a thriving entertainment scene, specifically identifying shortage areas in our entertainment scene and imagining new experiences or growing partnerships to address that need.


STEVENS POINT Advisory Council on ARTS & CULTURE

Janis Borski, UWSP (retired)

Sara Brish, Stevens Point Area CVB

Nerissa Nelson, CREATE Portage County

Paula O'Kray, Central WI Area Community Theatre

Mark Polzin, UWSP Adventure Tours

Council Liaison: Heidi Oberstadt, 4th Ward

 

CREATE is always looking for volunteers.  If you are interested in serving in any of the capacities listed above, or if you would like information about other ways to get involved, please email us.