Liza Heavener is a government relations specialist living in Washington, D.C. She has over 8 years of experience working with Congress on a variety of issues from healthcare to aviation. Earlier in her career she had the opportunity to work in the United States Senate and managed a political campaign in New York. She works to be a bridge builder for issues facing the planet with people who can affect lasting change. She believes politics can be a powerful vehicle for social justice and solutions.
A lifelong animal lover, she jumped at the opportunity to work on the orangutan rehabilitation team in Borneo and tackle the impacts of deforestation. Though now you can find her back on Capitol Hill, she’s sharing the story of Borneo’s deforestation to everyone who will listen!
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Mark Kuroski is proud to be from Wisconsin in the USA. He graduated from Viterbo University in 2007 with a degree in Music Theatre and a minor in Digital Media. He has performed in theatres throughout the United States including Wisconsin, Iowa, Colorado, and Georgia.
Shortly after moving to New York City to pursue his career in acting, Mark was hired by a children’s theatre company that brought him to South Korea where he has been able to combine his love of digital media with his passion for performing. For a year and a half, he created intriguing, animated PowerPoint presentations and entertaining videos that were used to enrich the original children’s musicals performed at the Gyeonggi English Village. He has also played a multitude of characters in those musicals.
Mark’s work has been seen by thousands of Korean school children and used to aid them in learning English as a second language. Currently Mark is back in his home town of La Crosse, Wisconsin working at a residential treatment facility helping adolescents overcome traumas and abuse experienced as children. In his free time Mark continues writing music and performing with local theatre companies.
Visit Mark’s TIG profile.