Women’s Fund announces new board members

July 3, 2019 – The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of six new members to its Advisory Board:

• Erica DeQuaine, Event Planner, Associated Bank
• Lori Harris, VP and Private Wealth Advisor, BMO Harris Bank
• Keely Marlowe, Marketing Manager, Graham Beauty
• Jessie Pondell, Student Coordinator, Prevea Health
• Lisa Vanden Avond, Director of Planned Giving, St. Norbert College
• Nan Williams, Community Volunteer

Advisory Board members who have completed their six-year terms include Susan Baranczyk, Colleen (Colly) Remley, Cynthia (Cindy) Treleven and Maryanne Weyenberg. The Women’s Fund thanks these members for their service as they transition to emeritus status.

Started in 1995, the Women’s Fund Advisory Board is a 24-member board comprised of dynamic leaders who support the advocacy, promotion, fundraising, and grant making of the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay. Most notably, the board has spearheaded efforts to build an endowment of more than $2.8 million to make a difference in the lives of local women and girls.

“The strategic direction for the Women’s Fund is driven by our talented and dedicated advisory board members,” said Kate Hogan, Women’s Fund president. “I am honored to welcome our new members to this powerful group of volunteers, and I know their work will further our mission to empower women and inspire girls”

The Women’s Fund to date has provided financial support to more than 100 local community initiatives and programs. These include educational and character development programs for girls, skill-building initiatives for women, and support and development services for women and girls who have experienced abuse and violence.

The Women’s Fund Advisory Board of directors for 2019-20 includes:
President: Kate Hogan
Secretary: Jessica Diederich
Finance Chair: Karen Monfre
Strategic Communications Chair: Laura Lear
Grants Chair: Sue Weyers
Education and Nominations Chair: Kristin Suchalla
Fund Development Chair: Barbara Koldos
Events Chair: Kim Linehan
Greater Green Bay Community Foundation Liaisons: Therese Woelfel, Rashad Cobb
Member: Tracy Alpert
Member: Julie Blank
Member: Nichole Campbell
Member: Erica DeQuaine
Member: Linda Hansen
Member: Lori Harris
Member: DeDe Heid
Member: Leah Lasecki
Member: Keely Marlowe
Member: Jessie Pondell
Member: Rebecca Pruess
Member: Teresa Schoffelman
Member: Lisa Vanden Avond
Member: Ann Weiss
Member: Nan Williams

About the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay
The Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay, a fund of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, supports programs in the local community that meet its mission of empowering women and inspiring girls while promoting leadership and building self-esteem. For more information, visit www.womensfundgb.org.