Staff

Jared Butler

Jared Butler

Event Director

Voiceover actor, writer, and TV producer, Jared co-founded Wasteland Weekend in 2010. As co-owner of Wasteland World Inc. and Wasteland Weekend’s overall event director, Jared is involved with numerous aspects of the event, including creative planning, entertainment, policies, marketing and promotion, and public relations.

Adam ChilsonAdam Chilson

Art Director & Chief of Operations

Photographer, published author, and eccentric, Adam is a passionate supporter for building a better apocalypse. As co-owner Wasteland World Inc. and Wasteland Weekend’s Chief of Operations, Adam manages off-season construction, layout design, logistics, installation and dismantle, tribe support and placement, and general production for Wasteland Weekend.

River Jai Navarre

Senior Event Manager

Armed with 15 years’ event coordination experience and a knack for herding cats, River keeps the planning process purring like a V8 behind the scenes.  She wears many hats, including coordinating our volunteer army, merchandising plans, site sanitation, private porto rentals, licensing, permits, and wrangling our website.

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Operations Manager

Oversees Security, Medical, Check-In, and Atomic Cafe, in addition to organizing department operations and training.

 

Headshot - Daniel HaarlammertDaniel Haarlammert

Security Manager

Manages on-site security.

 

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Medical Services Manager

Manages the on-site medical team during the event.

 

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Tim Cottage

Production Manager

Organizes off-season and onsite build crews, responsible for logistics, setup, teardown, and general construction of Wasteland City.

 

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Tribe Manager

Handles approval and placement for fully-themed camps, as well as tribe submissions and general tribe questions.

 

Headshot - The BaronMike (The Baron) Muchow

Community Manager

Works as a liaison between event staff and the greater Wasteland community (including the many tribes), and serves as point of contact for questions, concerns, and new creative ideas that come from grassroots.

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Entertainment Manager

Oversees main stage entertainment and music. Coordinates bands and DJs.

 

Headshot - Aviva SandsAviva Sands

Performer Manager

Responsible for coordinating fire performers, dancers, and other entertainers.

 

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Trade and Vendor Manager

Manager of the Wasteland Weekend Trading Post on site, and handles all vendor applications, approval, and placement.

 

Headshot-AnnabellePupLeeAnnabelle (Pup) Lee

Command Center Manager

Oversees the onsite operations center, communications hub, and volunteer activities at Wasteland Weekend.

 

Toi (Lasha) GreenHeadshot - Toi Green

Media Coordinator

Works with visiting media onsite to ensure coverage goals are met.

Headshot - Jason ScamaraJason (DJ Liquid Sex Drive) Scamara

DJ Coordinator