Meet the Board of Directors
Tracy Rudzinski - Board President
Tracy Rudzinski has been working in the independent film industry since 2012. Partnered with her husband, together they represent Silver Spotlight Films, and have completed a dozen projects over the last decade, all shot in the tristate area of PA-OH-WV. She is also a producer and actress for the horror host series Dead and Buried Treasures, where she plays Mirabella the mermaid and reps the project for MCA-TV. Tracy's commercial work includes spots for ScareHouse and Hundred Acres Manor haunted houses over eight years of service. Tracy has also been affiliated with several theatrical outfits since 2008, including New Castle Playhouse, Comtra Theater, Stage 62, and the Jester's Guild. She has been on retainer as a scenic artist for the Pittsburgh Savoyards over the last several years, as well as directed, choreographed, and dramaturged productions through Comtra Theater and Stage 62.
Tracy's background is in education, and she a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and a K-6 Bachelors of Education certificate from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. She has served as President of Alpha Psi Omega, the theater fraternity at Westminster, and is currently serving as a Program Director for Extended Day Services, and educational childcare program hosted in various schools around the Pittsburgh area.
Krystle Grandy - Board Vice President
Krystle is a Producer, Production Manager and Travel Coordinator who has been involved in the film/scripted TV, commercial and reality television world for over 18 years. Starting her career at 18 years old at Capitol Records in their music video department, Krystle worked with the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Katy Perry and more. From there, Krystle jumped on to work with American Horror Story season 1 & 2 and many other shows and promos for FX Networks. She rose from production assistant to 2nd assistant director and then up through the production office, ending up as a production coordinator in Los Angeles, CA. After many years in Los Angeles, Krystle came home to visit family in Pittsburgh, PA and ended up booking a show, ’Those Who Kill’, which she worked on as the production secretary. From there her career in Pittsburgh started and she has worked for such notable companies as the Talent Group, Brunner, ColdSpark Media, Reelworks and Many others. Krystle has produced, and production managed multiple reality TVs shows and commercials including spots for companies such as Meta/Facebook, Sheetz and more! She also works as a Local 161 Travel Coordinator in the Pittsburgh film & scripted television industry. Krystle loves mentoring other young people in the production industry and currently has a mentee from RMU. She is currently working as a Producer with Brunner in Pittsburgh and loves getting to grow and build something great with their video team! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her chihuahua Dingle, going to shows, traveling and watching horror movies.
Susan Mazur - Board Treasurer/Secretary
Susan specializes in nonprofit consulting and financial accounting. Her clients have been diverse, from budding nonprofits to thriving small businesses, and she cares deeply about providing Pittsburgh nonprofits with the support they need to fulfill their missions. She has also volunteered as a financial and management consultant with the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, working with nonprofits to develop sound financial and governance processes.
Sarah Brunner - Director
Sarah is a Pittsburgh native who works as a house manager and nanny during the day. She has been passionate about film since the age of seven when she was given a secondhand video camera. She started creating elaborate stories and performances, with plot twists only a kid could think of, and promptly forced her family to watch the short film she and her cousins created.
After graduating with a theater science degree in 2015, she has worked in the Pittsburgh film and creative scene ever since; her work ranges from television shows to web series and everything in between. She has been a signed actor with Docherty Agency since December 2020, and when not working with Docherty, she can be found in any of the theaters in and around the city. If she's not in the audience, she's on stage. In her spare time, Sarah can be found hiking one of the many trails in the area or at the library engrossed in a book.
Faith Dickinson - Founder and Director
Faith is the Founder of Women In Film Pittsburgh and also served as a Board member. She is extremely excited about the coming year for Women In Film and looks forward to the new programming for our members and the community. She began in the industry as an actor in Pittsburgh and while in living in Los Angeles, was involved in the Women In Film LA PSA Program which produced a PSA for a non-profit organization that helped women and children. Faith became a co-chair of the PSA Committee and gained experience as an Associate Director and Producer.
Shirley Gaudette - Director
Shirley previously served on the Board of Directors during our start up and is welcomed back with open arms. Currently, Shirley is working with the Heinz History Center as their Membership Manager and previously worked with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as Manager of events.
Erika Krenn - Director
Erika is excited to serve the Pittsburgh community as a board member for WIFM. She works as an Executive Recruiter for LHH, where she finds excitement in relationship building and connecting others to new opportunities. She is a voiceover, film and TV actress with The Talent Group. She is an active member in the independent film industry as an actress, and participates in theatre as well. Erika has a BA in Psychology with minors in Theatre and Journalism from Gannon University. She believes art and film are the beating heart of Pittsburgh, and WIFM has an amazing opportunity to bring women across this industry together to collaborate on all fronts. There is so much power in filmmaking, and women are at the forefront of this industry right now, let's continue to move ideas forward together.
Kim Moses - Director
Kim is an Executive Producer who has produced more than 700 hours of premium scripted content on traditional and non-traditional platforms and is a DGA Director. Creatively, fiscally and technically, Kim has managed well-over a half a billion dollars in development and production all over the world -- delivering on time and on budget while hitting creative bulls-eyes (including GONE, RECKLESS, THIS IS EVERYTHING and GHOST WHISPERER which are all currently airing/ streaming.) As an innovator in the Entertainment Industry, Kim has achieved a series of ‘firsts’: NBC International's first domestic-based straight-to-series drama with international partners; YouTube Red's first feature film; American TV's first Turkish format remake; a Fortune 500 brand’s first international feature film, and created network TV's first interactive digital experience embedded in a scripted drama series. Kim pioneered the Total Engagement Experience -- the strategic and brand build-out on all platforms of series, feature films and products, creating new revenue streams, and increasing engagement loyalty. Before crossing over to scripted content, Kim worked in live broadcast sports productions. As the Founder of SLAM Digital Media, Sander/Moses Productions and OPTIN Studios, Kim was named to Newsweek’s Women and Leadership Advisory Committee, honored with a Women In Film Woman of the Year award, was the recipient of the 36th Annual Vision Award as well as the Elly Impact Award, and had the honor of giving the Commencement Speech for USC’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism Class in 2016 -- Oprah gave the commencement speech the following year. Kim is the proud Founder of THE VAULT -- an organization that celebrates the journeys of brilliant women doing remarkable, impactful work around the globe.
Tiffany Sander McKenzie - Director
Tiffany is a realtor in Pittsburgh with Howard Hanna Real Estate and was selected by HGTV to appear in 4 episodes of “My House is Worth What?”. She has appeared as a background actor/day player in 45 films and television productions. Her career began at NBC’s European Headquarters in London, England, and back in the U.S. as a news writer locally at WPXI-TV. Tiffany earned a BA in Public Relations and Broadcast Communications from Westminster College and an MBA with a focus in Marketing. She resides in Pittsburgh with her husband and son.