board, [bawrd, bohrd], noun

Official Definition:

  • An official group of persons who direct or supervise some activity: a board of directors.
  • A group of special people that work their tails off to make special things happen.
  • People we love.
Karen Vickers

Karen Vickers

Karen Vickers has been representing public and private employers for nearly 23 years. Her practice includes employment counseling as well as representation of clients in adversarial proceedings up to and including trial. A large portion of Karen's practice involves representation of school districts and other public entities in civil rights and tort claims. Additionally, Karen has years of experience defending churches and other non-profit entities in sexual abuse litigation. Karen currently is a Partner at Mersereau Shannon LLP.

Korey  Schultz

Korey Schultz

Korey Schultz has a professional background in Sales Management for 4 years, Business Operations for 8 years, Nonprofit Management for 4 Years as well as Event Management for 3 years. He's worked with numerous companies and have volunteered with Curious Comedy Board of Directors and East Portland Action Plan Operations.

Nathan Loveless

Nathan Loveless

Nathan has been a part of Curious Comedy since the early days. Nathan was an original cast member when Curious opened its doors and has consistently performed at Curious ever since. Nathan officially joined the Curious board in June 2011 and became the Board Chair in fall 2013. Nathan serves as Regional VP of Sales at Kryptiq and combines his marketing and business management skills with his perspective as a performer to bring incredible value to the Curious board.

Robin Johnson

Robin Johnson

Robin is Curious Comedy's longest serving board member having joined the organization at its inception in 2008. She brings her expertise in fundraising events as well as her no-nonsense practical approach to organizational management and problem solving.

Stacey  Hallal

Stacey Hallal

Artistic Director

Stacey has been performing, teaching, and directing improv and sketch comedy in Portland and Chicago over the past ten years and has appeared and taught at over 25 comedy festivals across the United States and Canada. While in Chicago, Stacey complete the iO Chicago, Annoyance, and Second City training centers. She went on to complete the prestigious Directing Program at Second City where she also taught improv and writing to adults and kids as a member of the Second City Training Faculty. Stacey assistant directed the smash hit Second City mainstage production, Between Barack and A Hard Place. In Portland, Stacey was a member of the critically acclaimed comedy duo All Jane No Dick and debuted her one- woman show, The Humperdink Family Reunion, to rave reviews. Stacey uses improv to help corporations better understand and tell their brand stories with Character, LLC, a Portland- based company she helped start up in 2001.

Susan Kane

Susan Kane

Susan has been with the The Commerce Bank of Oregon since the bank opened its doors in 2005. She has a passion for getting to know the people behind the businesses she works with. As a Relationship Manager she helps business owners effectively manager their entire banking portfolio from depository services to commercial lending. She has experience with a broad range of industries and prides herself on providing an exceptional level of services to her clients.