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.


Dan Flannery, President
Executive Editor, The Post-Crescent, retired

Nancy Johnshoy, Vice President
Vice President, First Business Trust & Investments

David Platt, Secretary
Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn

Abby Liebergen, Treasurer
Certified Public Accountant, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause


Mark Albers
Senior Financial Advisor, Wipfli

David Burrows
Professor of Psychology, Lawrence University

Jason Hanuszczak
Financial Associate, Thrivent

Gayle Hardt

Amy Henselin
Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Tim Heyroth
Vice President Sales, SECURA Insurance Companies

Don Hietpas
CFO, Appleton Area School District, retired

Jerimiah Janssen
Vice President, First Business Bank

Al Johnson
CFO, Wisconsin Film & Bag, retired

John Keller
Vice President – Relationship Manager, Johnson Bank

Tom Mangold
Market President, US Bank

Bob Molitor
Business owner, retired

Sabrina Robins
Director-Operations at TAPFIN, a ManpowerGroup Company

Edward Ruffolo
IT Director, Miron Construction

Zach Snell
Senior Marketing Specialist, Thrivent

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

Emeritus Director

John Mielke
Cardiologist, retired