Board of Directors

We Want You!!!   
We’re looking to continue to expand our Board of Directors – a fun, super-cool group of Folklore Village enthusiasts. Click here to read the recruitment letter from President Maria Terres.

Call Terri if you are interested in joining us: (608) 924-4000.Pictured, L to R: Adam Helt-Baldwin, Martha Tyner, Scott Lind, Maria Terres, Eric Seaberg, Catherine Baer, Terri Van Orman. Not pictured: Tamara Funk, Hank Kulesza
2021 Board of Directors

Adam Helt-Baldwin, President/Treasurer                                           Construction Director, Dane County Habitat for Humanity

Maria Terres, Past President                                                           Musician, Educator

You may contact Maria at:


Catherine Baer, Vice President

Children’s Librarian 


Beth Atkinson, Secretary

Bio-statistician; Mayo Clinic

Tamara Funk  

Curator of Interpretation and Collections, Wisconsin Historical Society

Kim Kantor

UW Urgent Care Pediatrician

Hank Kulesza

Retired, Customer Service Engineer


Eric Seaberg                                                                                  Non-profit Campus Ministry Specialist


Alison Saichek

Finance Manager, Alameda County (CA) Network of Mental Health Clients

Jason Busniewski

PhD candidate in ethnomusicology

Steve Pike

Retired Madison teacher and past MTI President, currently a WEA Member Benefits Consultant ; a dance caller and coordinator of Squirrel Moon Contra Dance Weekend