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Jae Pierce-Baba

Jae Pierce-Baba, OTR, Humorologist, is CEO of her own seminar company, LipShtick Productions and a nationally recognized professional speaker, writer and comedienne. As an Occupational Therapist, Jae has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of settings with patients ranging in age from newborns to the elderly.

Her mission in life is to spread the word of the power of therapeutic humor in both our professional and private lives. She has combined her experiences in the health care industry with her talents as a speaker and professional storyteller to entertain and educate a wide variety of audiences from the health care industry to the US Army. Jae encourages humor as a coping strategy in meeting the daily challenges of life, and believes that a sense of humor is an essential life skill. Her wit, wisdom and insight keep her audiences laughing, smiling and ENERGIZED!

Emphasizing fun and living in the moment at corporate, government, law enforcement and medical conventions, Jae leaves a trail of laughing and learning everywhere she goes.

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Teri Mott

 Bizarrely devoted to kittens, artisan cheeses and David Bowie, Teri is a writer, editor, actress, DJ, and all-around cheerleader for the ICT’s creative scene. Her adventures have included college radio alternative programming director, communications coordinator for an international arts organization, feature editor for a Pulitzer Prize-winning small town newspaper, daredevil assistant to a traveling magician, and waitress. She’s a rabid liberal feminist and you’ll just have to live with that.

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Mark Anderson

Mark, a Wichita native, has been active in local theatre for several years. As a director, he recently brought an all-female production of Julius Caesar to area parks. In June, he will be directing “The Underpants” adapted by Steve Martin at Wichita Community Theatre. On stage, he has performed with many different theaters and has been honored with 4 Mary Jane Teall Theatre awards for acting.  Most recently appearing in “God of Carnage” with The Obstreperous Players.  He is also an award winning set designer.

Last February, Mark organized and directed “Wichita V-Day, 2012 – A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer” a readers theatre fundraiser benefiting the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center.