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

Who we are

Executive Committee

Chris Van Mullem, RNC, MS

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Aurora Sinai Medical Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



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



Jean Mosher, 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




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
Quarles & Brady, LLP
Madison, Wisconsin

Amanda Leipold, JD, MPH
Regulatory Compliance Attorney
WPS Health Solutions
Madison, Wisconsin

Phillip Nielsen, MSW
WAPC Representative

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



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.



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.