MILWAUKEE (January 9, 2023) - CelticMKE, home of Milwaukee Irish Fest, held board elections earlier last week and appointed Gerard Campbell, of Milwaukee, as a new board member and re-elected Catherine Ward, of Brookfield, Linda Daley, of Pewaukee and Patrick Fitzgibbons, of Whitefish Bay, to a new three-year term. Past president Linda Clark-Klibowitz was also re-elected to a new term as a board member.
CelticMKE’s 2023 elected officers are: Bridget Jaskulski, newly appointed president; Chris Wiken, newly appointed vice president; Linda Daley, re-appointed treasurer; Paul Crawford, newly appointed secretary; and Matt Jendrzejczyk, past president. They are joined by current board members Greg Baran, Chris Budish, John Daley, Nancy Flagg, Caitlin Ward-Hegedus, Colleen Kennedy, and Dave Modlinski.
“I am honored to take on this role at such an exciting time for CelticMKE,” said Bridget Jaskulski, newly appointed board president. “Our board is comprised of an experienced team of community leaders, committed to lending their time and talents to drive profitable growth for the organization. Along with our dedicated staff and volunteers, I look forward to implementing our new strategic plan, producing our 42nd Milwaukee Irish Fest, and furthering our mission of preserving and promoting the Celtic culture.”
CelticMKE is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Irish, Irish American and Celtic cultures. CelticMKE produces the annual Milwaukee Irish Fest, along with a variety of Celtic themed concerts, lectures, family programs, music classes and cultural heritage projects. The organization is also home to the Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School, Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music, the Ward Irish Music Archives, and the Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation. For more information about CelticMKE, please visit celticmke.com.