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"Every mother has a right to a safe and enjoyable pregnancy."

Who we are

Executive Committee

President
Chris Van Mullem, RNC, MS

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Aurora Sinai Medical Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

 

Secretary
Ann Ebert, PharmD

WAPC Representative
Perinatal Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Meriter Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

WAPC Representative
Paul J. Neary, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics
UW School of Medicine & Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin
Vice President
Charlene Galston, RNC, BSN

Staff Nurse-Obstetrics &
Outreach Perinatal Educator
Black River Memorial Hospital
Black River Falls, Wisconsin

 

 

Treasurer
Jean Willard, CPA
Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP
Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

Nominating Committee
Russell S. Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE

Professor & Marrell Endowed Chair
Dept of Community & Family Health
University of South Florida
College of Public Health
Tampa, Florida
 

 

 

Directors

Fredrik Broekhuizen, MD
Professor, Dept of OB/GYN
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Jon D. Goldstein, BS, MS, CFP®,ChFc®,CLU®,APMASM
Goldstein & Associates, Private Wealth Advisors,
    An Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisory Practice
Madison, Wisconsin

Jon R. Kammerzelt, JD, MPA
Attorney
Quarles & Brady, LLP
Madison, Wisconsin

Amanda Leipold, JD, MPH
Compliance Attorney
Dean Health Plan
Madison, Wisconsin

Phillip Nielsen, MSW
WAPC Representative

Perinatal/Pediatric Social Worker
Mayo Clinic Health System
La Crosse, Wisconsin

 

Committees

Executive Committee
Charge: To exercise the powers of the Board of Directors in the management of the business and affairs of the Foundation when the Board is not in session; to monitor the strategic plan, including objectives and activities.

External Communications Committee
Charge: To develop communication initiatives to advance the mission and vision of the Perinatal Foundation; to assure effective use of the media to increase local, statewide, national, and international visibility of the Perinatal Foundation to potential donors, providers, consumers, and the general public.

Finance Committee
Charge: To oversee all finance activities of the Foundation: to develop and submit an annual budget to the Board of Directors; to monitor revenue and expenses throughout the year; to monitor the activities and decisions of the investment manager(s).

Program Committee
Charge: To conduct a periodic needs assessment, develop an annual plan for grants and awards, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors; to implement and evaluate annual grants and awards program.

Nominating Committee
Charge: To submit nominations for officers and members of the Board of Directors as vacancies occur.

Resource Development Committee
Charge: To define, develop and implement a program of options for giving to the Foundation, such as individual contributions, bequests, memorials, stocks and property.

WAPC/Perinatal Foundation Liaison Working Group
Charge: To provide a functional liaison between WAPC and the Perinatal Foundation; to discuss issues relevant to both organizations and make recommendations to the respective Boards of Directors.

 

Staff

Ann E. Conway, RN, MS, MPA, Executive Director
Eva Fassbinder Brummel, MPH, Communications Consultant
Kyle Mounts, MPH, Program Director
Barbara Wienholtz, Executive Assistant/Event Planner

 

 

 

Did you know?

Since its inception, the Perinatal Foundation has worked in partnership with the Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care in pursuing related missions and goals.