Meet the SiouxperCon Team

SiouxperCon could not happen without the dedicated work of our staff, who spend months planning the event. We are a 100% volunteer-run organization and our volunteer staff are true “siouxper” heroes to us! 

Volunteer Staff

  • Convention Director-Shane Gerlach
  • Operations Manager-Randi Ayers
  • Social Media Team-Melanie Keeney and Becky Boudreau
  • Bookkeeper-Donelle Gerlach
  • Guest Services-Melissa Prostrollo
  • Guest Handlers, Ken McFarland, Brett Thompson, Mike Young
  • Green Room Manager-Ashley Hubbard
  • Film Festival Director-Casey Kelderman
  • Film Festival Staff-Sam Lenz
  • Programming Director-Jon Runyan
  • Front of House Manager-Jamie Moore
  • Volunteer Coordinator-Liz Kallson
  • Merchandise and Raffle Support-Chris Arnold
  • Attendee Relations-Jacob Hawk
  • Kidzone Coordinator-Kaitlin Holinka
  • Kidzone Assistant-Dani Rae Ektnitphong
  • Video Game Director-Travis Gillette
  • Video Game Staff-Matt Witkop, Alec Whitcomb, Tom Devine
  • Tabletop Gaming Director-Keegan Baston
  • Tabletop Gaming Assistant-Russell Carlson
  • EmCee-Jeni MC
  • Cosplay Directors-Jason and Christel Kaeding
  • Community Relations-Katelyn Musick
  • Exhibit Hall Coordinator-Randi Ayers
  • Convention Floor Manager-Winston Flowers
  • Arena Manager-Timothy Debates 
  • Assistant Arena Manager -Shane Bengford
  • Tech Director-Daniel Pike
  • Videographer-Darian DeVries
  • Disc Jockey-CJ Pesante
  • Guest Photography-Axl O’Steen
  • Guest Photography-Rafael Garcia

Our Board of Directors

  • Nelson Zephier, Chair
  • Jayson Weihs
  • Thea Miller Ryan
  • Randy Grimsley