Board

The Elmbrook Education Foundation's Board of Directors is comprised of community and school volunteers who are committed to sustaining the excellence of our community's public schools. Board positions are open to all District residents regardless of whether they have students currently enrolled in District schools. Non-residents are also eligible to apply provided they have students enrolled in our schools, are an Elmbrook alumni, and/or are an Elmbrook staff member/retiree.

The EEF Board is elected each June for the following year. Those who would like to be considered for a board position in the future are asked please contact Leslie Dehn, EEF Executive Director at 262.501.8909 or lesliedehn@gmail.com.

In addition, the Foundation is in the process of forming committees for the coming school year. Volunteers who are interested in serving on committees led by Foundation board members should fill out a contact the Foundation at elmbrookeducationfoundation@gmail.com. These roles are a great way to get involved before making a board commitment when a position opens in the future.

2018-19 BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND ADVISORS
 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (area, term)

  • Leslie Dehn, Executive Director
  • Beth Dobrzynski, President
  • Kim Irwin, Vice President
  • Al Van Lith, Treasurer 
  • Carol Chetney, Secretary
  • Deb Nustad, Member-At-Large
  • Dr. Mark Hansen, SDE Superintendent
DIRECTORS-AT-LARGE (area, term)
  • Kristin Westrick, Grants (East, 2013-2019)
  • Dacia Hopfensperger, Scholarships (Central, 2014-2018)
  • Hope Casper, Events (Central, 2010-2017)
  • Karen Replogle, Grants and Events (East, 2015-2018)
  • Lori Staviski, Events (East, 2016-2019)
  • Stephanie Soerens-Borkowski, Grants (Central, 2013-2019)
  • Dr. Matt Gibson, Legacy (Central, 2012-2019)
  • Deb Halada, Events (East, 2014-2017)
  • Michelle Miner, Events (Central, 2014-2017)
  • Deb Nustad, Scholarships and Events (Central, 2016-2019)
  • Becky Reinhardt, Events (East, 2016-2019)
  • Sean Scullen, Governance (East, 2018-2021)
SDE ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORS
  • Lisa Rettler, Principal, Wisconsin Hills Middle School
  • Jeanne Siegenthaler, Principal, Dixon Elementary
BOARD ADVISORS
  • Jane Peavler, Most Influential Educator
  • Tom Palzewicz, Community Outreach
  • Jean Lambert, SDE Board of Education
  • Kim Rogne, Past President
CURRENT COMMITTEE CHAIRS
  • Alumni Outreach, Todd Ruedt
  • Legacy, Dr. Matt Gibson
  • Events Coordination, Beth Dobrzynski
  • Finance, Al Van Lith
  • Governance, Sean Scullen
  • Grants, Kristin Westrick
  • Risk Management, Al Van Lith
  • Scholarships, Dacia Hopfensperger
  • Volunteer Outreach, Beth Dobrzynski