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Foundation Board

UW-Fond du Lac Foundation Board of Directors officers and executive team include (left to right): John Short, UW-Fond du Lac Dean and CEO; Dina Schultz, vice president, Society Insurance; Joe Tasch, president, Nielsen; Kathy Loppnow, treasurer, Michels Corporation; Sandra Karst, secretary, Agnesian Healthcare; Rhonda Stucky, Executive Director.

Following member elections held at the recent annual meeting of the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac Foundation the 2015-2016 Board of Directors has been announced.

Officers elected are Joe Tasch, president, Nielsen; Dina Schultz, vice president, Society Insurance; Kathy Loppnow, treasurer, Michels Corporation; Sandra Karst, secretary, Agnesian Healthcare.

Board members are Sam Barnhart, retired VP-marketing; Joe Braun, Fond du Lac Area Foundation; Steve Franke, Schenck SC; Darin Garbisch, C.D. Smith Construction; Paisley Harris, faculty, UW-Fond du Lac; Jack Heil, emeritus faculty, UW-Fond du Lac; Kathy Henslin, Georgetown Cleaners/In Stitches Embroidery; Marty Ison-Kocos, Advance NPO Solutions; Brian Jones; Rebecca Loehr, Society Insurance; Mike Palomaki, Mercury Marine; Kim Roe-Fischer, Grande Cheese Co.; Bob Sippel, Mid-States Aluminum; Dan Sprader, Edward Jones; Deb Springborn, Foy & Springborn, S.C.; Steve Uecker, Uecker-Witt Funeral Home/Parkview Cremations; Adam Wunderlin, J.F. Ahern Co.

Ex-officio members are Dr. John Short, Dean, UW-Fond du Lac; Allen Buechel, Fond du Lac County Executive; Laurie Krasin, UW-Fond du Lac, Marketing & Communications director; Joyce Atkins, UW-Fond du Lac, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs; and Jerry Donohue, retired attorney, UW Board of Visitors representative.

“Outgoing board member, Jim Harbridge, will be greatly missed. His help with Corks and Forks, our signature fundraiser which will be held again on March 23, 2016, was invaluable,” said Rhonda Stucky, executive director of the UW-Fond du Lac Foundation. “We’re excited about the future and working with new board members: Steve Franke, Marty Ison-Kocos, Rebecca Loehr, and Adam Wunderlin.”

The mission of the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac Foundation, Inc. is to promote excellence at UW-Fond du Lac while enhancing the educational and cultural activities available on its campus. The UW-Fond du Lac Foundation’s primary objectives are to provide scholarship opportunities for students; encourage and support programs designed to involve the community in the campus; and help improve the resources available to students, faculty and staff.



Rhonda Stucky