Board of Directors

Leadership Wisconsin is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. As outlined by our Bylaws and Policies, the Board of Directors is responsible for conducting the organization’s finances and program operations in accordance with our Mission, Vision and Core Values. In addition, the Board of Directors is responsible for setting organizational direction and priorities which are incorporated into the Leadership Wisconsin Strategic Plan.

FY 2017 Executive Committee

Past President, Deanna Schuette
President, Art Lersch
Vice President, Corinda-Rainey-Moore
Secretary, Jennifer Ondrejka
Treasurer, JoAnn Maedke

FY 2017 Board of Directors


boris-frankBoris Frank

Director of Development, Family Service Madison
Verona, WI

art-lerschArt Lersch

Professor and Community and Economic Development Educator, Lincoln County University of Wisconsin-Extension
Merrill, WI

joann-maedkeJoAnn Maedke

Group VI Alumna
Owner, Maedex Tax and Farm Accounting, LLC
Eden, WI

karl-martinKarl Martin

Dean and Director, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension
Brooklyn, WI

shelly-missallShelly Missall

Group XVI Alumna
Project Manager, Innovative Services, Inc.
Green Bay, WI

mark-oconnellMark O’Connell

Executive Director, Wisconsin Counties Association
Madison, WI

jennifer-ondrejkaJennifer Ondrejka

Group XII Alumna
Retired – Executive Director, Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
Madison, WI

corinda-rainey-mooreCorinda Rainey-Moore

Group XV Alumna (Class Representative)
ACT Coordinator, UW Madison People Program and Wisconsin Council on Children & Families
Madison, WI

kalpana-rizalKalpana Rizal

Group XVI Alumna (Class Representative)
Bilingual Family Advocate, Dane County Parent Council
Middleton, WI

deanna-schuetteDeanna Schuette

Group XIV Alumna (Class Representative)
Community Impact Associate Director, United Way Marathon County
Wausau, WI

annie-smithAnnie Smith

Group XI Alumna
RN, St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care
Milwaukee, WI

jeff-stofielJeff Stofiel

Program Manager, Astronautics
Watertown, WI

Travis White

Sales Manager, Complete Filtration Resources, Inc.
Weston, WI


Members of the Board of Directors serve a three year term with the option for one additional term if approved by the Board. If you are interested in learning more about serving on the Leadership Wisconsin Board of Directors, contact us at (608) 263-0817.

Join our Board of Directors

To nominate someone for the Board of Directors, complete this Board Nomination Form
If you personally would like to be considered for the Board of Directors, complete this Prospective Board Member Statement of Interest



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