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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of current officers of the Women's Fund, immediate past president at offer of the president, and committee chairs by invitation. The committee is responsible for all major functions of the business of the Women's Fund including: establishing yearly and long-range goals and timelines, reviewing the strategic plan, budget planning, recruiting and retaining committee members and proposal of nominations of Board and Board officers.

Executive Committee
Julie Schroeder, President
Sue Dillenbeck, Vice President
Vicki Markussen, Secretary
Brenda Stuhr, Treasurer

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee oversees the finances of the Women’s Fund and is chaired by the current year Women’s Fund Treasurer. Responsibilities of this committee include: review and production of financial reports on a quarterly basis, directing funds to investments and endowments as indicated, and annual review of the internal finance, gift acceptance, and investment policies of the Women’s Fund.

Brenda Stuhr – Chair
Darla Krzoska – Vice-Chair
Natalie Hartigan
Karen Houlihan
Vicki Markussen
Julie Schroeder

Marketing and Public Relations Committee

The Marketing and Public Relations Committee oversees of all printed materials, merchandise, news releases, advertising, media relations, web site and social media maintenance that promote the work of the Women’s Fund. They are responsible for the Artist of the Year and Roberta Zurn Award programs.

Jamie Schloegel
Karen Houlihan
Vicki Markussen, Chairperson
Sara Battison
Wendy Franke
Lindsay Braatz
Lori Dubczak
Terry Tobin
Mary Ann Gschwind, FSPA Colleen Shaw
Joan Waniger
Julie Schroeder

Development Committee

The Development Committee increases the endowment assets of the Women’s Fund through planning of events, appeals to individuals and groups, campaigns, and sponsorships. The committee monitors thank yous for all donations, both monetary and in-kind.

Wendi Franke
Marcy Lund, Chairperson
Karen Houlihan
Rebecca Naugler
Barbara Newcomer
Julie Schroeder
Sue Schultz, Chairperson
Rebecca Schumacher
Amy Stodola
Pamela Strauss
Sara Battison

Community Impact Committee

The Community Impact Committee assesses the needs for women and girls in the community by developing relationships with various agencies through observation, interview, and collection of relevant data. The committee is generally responsible for the grant application process and provides suggestions and contact information for grant recipient applications.

Heidi Blanke
Jan Gallagher, Chairperson
Barb Kruse
Laurie Landry, Vice Chair
Cathy Ramsett
Corry Van Aelstyn
Sue Dillenbeck
Natalie Hartigan

Events Committee

The Events Committee organizes and conducts the events that promote the Women’s Fund, and may include such things as setting date, time and location, menu, decoration, invitation list, program, selling of merchandise, silent auction and/or other fund raising related activities held at the event.

Julie Schroeder
Sue La Crosse
Sue Schultz
Karla Stanek
Colleen Shaw
Brenda Stuhr