John Wackman

John Wackman is the organizer of the Repair Café in New Paltz and coordinator of Repair Cafés in the Hudson Valley, now active in more than 20 communities in 10 counties in the Hudson Valley, Catskills, and Capital region.

The New Paltz Repair Café held its first event in May 2013 and is now in its sixth year at the United Methodist Church on Main Street.

John’s first career was in television, working for many years as a writer/producer and executive producer in New Hampshire and New York City.