Board of Directors

The Appleton Education Foundation is guided by a Board of Directors whose members are interested in public education and represent a variety of constituencies within our community.


Gary Jahnke, President
Owner, Huzzard Systems

Dan Flannery, Vice President
Vice President – Community Relations, Goodwill NCW

Pam Gruner, Vice President

Laura Meronk, Secretary
Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn

Jennifer Voigt, Treasurer
Certified Public Accountant, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause


David Burrows
Provost & Dean of the Faculty, Lawrence University

Robert Duimstra
Attorney, Menn Law Firm

Jason Hanuszczak

Gayle Hardt

Amy Henselin
Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Jerimiah Janssen
Vice President, First Business Bank

Nancy Johnshoy
Vice President, First Business Trust & Investments

John Keller
Vice President – Relationship Manager, Johnson Bank

Tom Mangold
Market President, US Bank

John Mielke
Retired Cardiologist
AASD Board of Education

Bob Molitor
Retired businessowner

David Platt
Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn

Sabrina Robins
Director-Operations at TAPFIN, a ManpowerGroup Company

Maria Van Laanen
President, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

Amy Van Straten
CFO, Fox Valley Technical College

Ex-Officio Directors

Judy Baseman
Superintendent of Schools, Appleton Area School District

Kay Eggert
President, Appleton Area School District Board of Education