Filmmakers

Laura Hoeppner, Producer, Director and Writer

Laura Hoeppner photoLaura Hoeppner served as the Executive Director of the Colorado Legislative Women’s Caucus from 2009 to 2012, researching and writing biographies of historical women who served in the Colorado General Assembly which were published on the Caucus’ website and as a booklet.

Laura was a Legislative Aide at the Colorado House of Representatives and more recently worked as Community & Government Affairs Liaison for the City of Centennial, Colorado. She has over 12 years of experience working in the non-profit sector, including seven years as the Executive Director of the Colorado Institute for Leadership Training. Laura also taught history and political science at the community college level.

Laura served in elected office as a Home Rule Charter Commissioner for the City of Centennial and was appointed to the Colorado Channel Authority Board.

Laura holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Michigan State University, with a certificate in Women’s Studies, and a Master’s degree in History from the University of Michigan.

 

Meg Froelich, Producer, Director and Writer

Meg Froelich photoA producer for television, the Internet and multimedia, Meg Froelich has produced documentary episodes for the A&E series “Biography” and “The Twentieth Century with Mike Wallace.” She worked on PBS’ “American Masters and “The American Experience” series, as well as documentary series on education and childhood.

Meg produced the CD-ROM and DVD versions of Our Times: An Encyclopedia of the Twentieth Century which included narration by James Earl Jones and several mini-documentaries. She produced the web sites for Our Times, Encyclonet, and for the National Archives of Singapore. Recently she has produced pro-bono pieces for not for profit organizations in Denver.

Meg has served as an elected official as a Greenwood Village Councilmember. She is the former Executive Director of the Colorado Institute for Leadership Training and has taught social studies at the secondary and higher education levels.

She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and holds a Masters degree in History from the University of Michigan.

Sponsors

We are grateful for generous Strong Sisters sponsors:
The BNSF Railway Foundation
The Colorado Office of Film Television & Media
Richard J. & Margaret Kruizenga
Derek & Sylvia Kruizenga
Colorado Institute for Leadership Training
Meg Froelich
David & Sue Hoeppner
Laura Hoeppner & Kevin Singel
Rudy & Alice Ramsey Foundation
Cynda Collins Arsenault
Jana Cytrynbaum
Barbara Lee
Jay Newberg & Mary Cowen
Judi Wagner
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Deborah Beckman
Colorado Hospital Association
Hoerner Mowry Law Offices
Elizabeth W. Killebrew
Ronald & Sally Kinnamon
Polly Loewy
Lynne & Jon Montague-Clouse
Karen Onderko
Tami Paumier & Glen Warren
Carrie Warren-Gully
Rep. Ruth Wright

(see the Donate page for a full list of Sponsors)