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

Edward Ruffolo, Vice President
IT Director, Miron Construction

David Platt, Secretary
Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn

Abby Liebergen, Treasurer
Certified Public Accountant


Mark Albers
Partner Advisor, AdvicePeriod

Yvette Dunlap
Assistant Superintendent, Appleton Area School District, retired

Dan Flannery
Freelance writer/editor

Gayle Hardt

Amy Henselin
Audit Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

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

Tim McKeag
Vice President – Commercial Banking, Hometown Bank

Bob Molitor
Business owner, retired

Aaron Sass
New Business Development, Great Northern Laminations

Kristin Schroeder
Creative Services Manager, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

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