Focus on Jim Kloetzel

Jim Kloetzel Jim Kloetzel is the Co-Chair of the PLPA Booking Committee, and plays a key role in bringing all that wonderful entertainment to Port Ludlow. What is Jim doing with all his spare time during the “Stay home; stay safe” directive? His answer … as only Jim could explain!

Yes, that is me in the picture. Perhaps you remember me without the beard. But, halfway through this home incarceration I thought to myself, “Why am I shaving all the time?” I am being seen by almost no one (except my wife, Karolyn, of course – more on that later). So, I just stopped shaving. You may not recognize me with that beard, because the last time I grew a beard was in graduate school at Cal Berkeley about 1970. It was red back then. Now I’m calling it my COVIDBeard. Should I love it or lose it? Perhaps we will let the PLPA board decide by majority vote. On the other hand, Karolyn says she has fifteen proxy votes in her purse should anyone want to hold a vote.

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Focus on BJ Luce

BJ Luce BJ is one of those people you love to be around. Her quick smile, her sharp wit, her energy … and her distinctive voice … all combine to make this diminutive lady stand out in a crowd, as she demonstrates why she’s never met anyone who wouldn’t become a friend. BJ has been the accountant for PLPA for numerous years, but just joined the Board of Directors as Treasurer last summer.

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Focus on Marti Duncan!

Marti Duncan With a volunteer Board of Directors, you usually have a great amount of diversity among the members, with the purpose of the organization being the one common denominator. And there’s often a great amount of change-over, people coming and going, as life evolves and retirement plans change. While 2019 – 2020 saw many newcomers on the PLPA Board of Directors, one dedicated director entered her 16th year with the organization. Meet Marti Duncan, the talented lady who puts together PLPA’s season brochure, as well as all the posters that promote concerts and performances.

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