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Our Team

Connecting people with the needs of the community

Directors and Officers:
Beth Flaherty – Chair
Rayon Brown – Vice Chair
Laura Meronk – Vice Chair/Secretary
Melanie Miller – Vice Chair/Treasurer
Jim Prosser – Vice Chair
Chuck Self – Vice Chair
Mike Van Asten – Vice Chair

Directors:
John Brogan
Christine Cousineau
John Davis
Bob Ellis
Steve Endries
Christine Faulks
Bill Gunckel
Amy Henselin
Pam Her
John Kreul
Mike Mader
Greg Pawlak
Michelle Schuler
Shipra Seefeldt
Brenton Teeling
Manny Vasquez
Reg Wydeven

President/CEO
Curt S. Detjen – Ex-Officio

Our Community Foundation Team:

Curt Detjen

Curt Detjen
President & Chief Executive Officer

920.702.7620
Michelle Weber

Michelle Weber
Chief Financial Officer

920.702.7631
Ann Engelhard

Ann Engelhard
Vice President of Donor Services & Gift Planning

920.702.7627
Tammy Geenen

Tammy Geenen
Vice President of Community Engagement

920.702.7634
Mito Kudaka

Mito Kudaka
Strategic Initiatives Director

920.702.7628
Barb Jensen

Barb Jensen
Executive Assistant

920.702.7621
Martha Ahrendt

Martha Ahrendt
Donor Services Manager

920.239.6979
Micah Beck

Micah Beck
Community Engagement Coordinator

920.702.7635
Iida Berg

Iida Berg
Scholarship Manager

920.702.7629
Carolyn Desrosiers

Carolyn Desrosiers
Director of Community Engagement

920.702.7625
Kelly Hicks

Kelly Hicks
Donor Services Manager

920.702.7655
Cindy Hoffman

Cindy Hoffman
Director of Database Operations

920.702.7612
Carissa Kranz

Carissa Kranz
Donor Services Manager

920.702.7637
Jenny Krikava

Jenny Krikava
Community Engagement Manager

920.702.7632
Brenda LaTour

Brenda LaTour
Donor Services Coordinator

920.702.7619
Michelle Lippart Hardwick

Michelle Lippart Hardwick
Director of Gift Planning

920.702.7622
Ryn Nason

Ryn Nason
Donor Services & Gift Planning Coordinator

920.702.7659
Katie Ornstein

Katie Ornstein
Database Specialist - CRM

920.830.1290
Jen Osborn

Jen Osborn
Database Specialist - Grants

920.702.7618
Kelly Randerson

Kelly Randerson
Controller

920.702.7633
Madi Schneider

Madi Schneider
Community Engagement Coordinator

920.702.7611
Choua Schommer

Choua Schommer
Scholarship Manager

920.702.7623
Megan Schuessler

Megan Schuessler
Asst. Vice President of Donor Services & Gift Planning

920.702.7657
Betty Van Den Broek

Betty Van Den Broek
Front Desk Coordinator

920.702.7610
Amy Yang

Amy Yang
People and Culture Specialist

920.702.7656






Appleton Education Foundation


The Appleton Education Foundation is our supporting organization partner.


Julie Krause

Julie Krause
Executive Director – Appleton Education Foundation

920.832.1517 Ext. 1
Lori Kaufman

Lori Kaufman
Development & Engagement Director - Appleton Education Foundation

920.832.1517 Ext. 2
Julie Pahnke

Julie Pahnke
Grants & Scholarships Manager – Appleton Education Foundation

920.832.1517 Ext. 3

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative


Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) is a program within the Community Foundation.


David Weiss

David Weiss
Executive Director - Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

920.239.8031
Hope Schaefer

Hope Schaefer
Program & Communications Manager

920.393.3887
Amanda Barth

Amanda Barth
Administrative Associate - Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

920.239.6981

Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region


The Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region is our supporting organization partner.


Julie Keller

Julie Keller
Executive Director – Women’s Fund

920.702.7617
Terri St. Lawrence

Terri St. Lawrence
Development Manager - Women's Fund

920.702.7661
Stacie Hazlett-Rothe

Stacie Hazlett-Rothe
Communications and Outreach Specialist - Women's Fund

920.702.7616

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