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.


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

Amy Henselin, Vice President
Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

David Platt, Secretary
Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn

Abby Liebergen, Treasurer
Senior Tax Manager, Wipfli LLP


Mark Albers
Partner Advisor, AdvicePeriod

Mike Curry
Attorney, McCarty Law

Yvette Dunlap
Assistant Superintendent, Appleton Area School District, retired

Gayle Hardt

Don Hietpas
CFO, Appleton Area School District, retired

Jerimiah Janssen
Vice President, First Business Bank

Al Johnson
CFO, Wisconsin Film & Bag, retired

Shane Kohl
Director of Foundations, ThedaCare Family of Foundations

Tim McKeag
Vice President – Commercial Banking, Hometown Bank

Bob Molitor
Business owner, retired

Edward Ruffolo
IT Director, Miron Construction

Aaron Sass
New Business Development, Great Northern Laminations

Kristin Schroeder
Creative Services Manager, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

Zach Snell
Senior Marketing Specialist, Thrivent

Kyle Tripp
Senior Vice President, Wealth Portfolio Manager, Johnson Financial Group

Amy Van Straten
CFO, Fox Valley Technical College

Ex-Officio Directors (non-voting)

Judy Baseman
Superintendent of Schools, Appleton Area School District

Kay Eggert
President, Appleton Area School District Board of Education