Appleton Area School District’s Lee Allinger was selected in the spring of 2007 as Superintendent of Wisconsin's sixth largest school district. Lee is a native of Appleton who attended Appleton schools and raised his own family here. He served as a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, and deputy superintendent for 23 years prior to becoming Appleton’s Superintendent. Lee has a total of 33 years dedicated to the Appleton Area School District. In retirement he maintains positive relationships with the community and currently serves on the boards of the Community Early Learning Center, Mielke Family Foundation, Friends of the Appleton Public Library, Lawrence University Community Advisory, and Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grants.