Don Hietpas - President



Chuck Erickson - Secretary


Lee Allinger

Retired superintendent of Appleton Area School District and educator for 39 years. Helped create and now serves on Community Early Learning Center Board; Bubolz Nature Preserve, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.



Priscilla Daniels 

Community volunteer for over 20 years. Retired from Robert W. Baird. Served as the Secretary of the Fox Valley Symphony Board of Directors. MLIS from the University of Oklahoma.


Jeff Knezel

Retired president, Schenck & Associates, 20+ years community volunteer, former Appleton Area Board of Education member, former Board chair LEAVEN Inc., and several other Fox Cities non -profit boards.

Cassie McDonald

Development Manager for Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs. Volunteer with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Scholarship Selection Committee with Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region.



John Ptacek

Principal Consultant at Skyline Technologies. Former member of the AASD Kaleidoscope board. Led Skyline community efforts revolving around Mile of Music, The Appleton Compassion Project, US Venture Open work.


B. Sridhar

Management Professor UW Oshkosh (Emeritus); Director, Viessmann-UWO Leadership Development Program, Rotary Club of Appleton, IndUS Fox Cities.














Nick Ross- Vice-President



Amy Price - Treasurer



Erin Chudacoff

Lawrence University Director of Donor Engagement. Former United Way impact area volunteer. Member of Leadership Fox Cities steering committee.


Kirsten Finlayson

Attorney at Chubb Insurance. Appleton Area School District Odyssey-Magellan Advisory Council.


Kathryn Glynn

Senior Marketing Specialist, Information Security at Oshkosh Corporation. IASAP (International Assn of Security Awareness Professionals) Board, Volunteer for multiple nonprofits running their Social Media Strategies.


Margi Mann

Newest member of the Friends of the Appleton Public Library board. 



Nanci Micke

Retired VP of Marketing and Communications, United Way Fox Cities. Woodward Communications. Clothes Closet Board, Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau Grants, American Cancer Society Sole Burner, Wisconsibs volunteer.


Connie Roop 

Author of children’s books. Retired AASD teacher of environmental science. Fox Cities Greenways Board of Directors, AAUW.