Justyn Jaymes

Director of Development

Justyn majored in theatre at Slippery Rock University where he was on the theatre staff and acted in Our Town, 6 Rms Rv Vu, Cheaper by the Dozen, Cabaret, Mousetrap and Deathtrap. Locally, he has performed with the North Coast Men’s Chorus and Weathervane’s Not-Ready-for Main-Stage Players. He has been a costume designer at Slippery Rock University, Kent State University, Porthouse Theatre, and Actors Theatre of Louisville, and has taught Introduction to Costuming and Stage Make Up classes at Kent State University. Justyn studied higher education administration, arts management and law at The University of Akron where he was also an instructor in the Educational Foundations & Leadership Department. He also taught business management and sales as a corporate trainer for eight years with Tharaldson Lodging. Before coming to Weathervane, he enjoyed three years as a project director for a local nonprofit that focuses on assisting seniors, Mature Services, Inc. Justyn has a BA in Theatre, MA in Educational Psychology & Counseling, MAEd in Higher Education Administration, MA in Arts Administration, MFA in Theatre Design, JD in Law, and is all-but-dissertation completed on an EdD in Higher Education Administration.