Meet our leadership Team
Our President serves the NSA-WI Board and Members by developing and implementing a Strategic Plan to strengthen the long-term success of our Chapter. The President is the primary spokesperson for our Chapter and the liaison for NSA National.
Our President-Elect oversees special projects determined by the President and works closely with the Immediate Past President on the Board Nomination Committee to ensure a fair and efficient transition to the next leadership team.
Our Programming Director collaborates with guest speakers and venues to ensure a stellar experience for all attendees at our events. They also host our Ask the Expert Zoom calls.
Roger Wolkoff, MBA
Our Immediate Past President moves on to serve in an Advisory position on our board. Her experience, wisdom, and guidance will help us navigate our direction and fortify our mission to serve our members.
Our Marketing & Communications Director develops and executes marketing efforts to promote upcoming events through email, the website, and social media. She is also responsible for the content and functionality of our website.
Our Treasurer maintains all financial records and handles the financial details for our Chapter. They collect and disburse funds as needed, and provide financial reports to the Board of Directors. The Treasurer also takes care of tax document preparation and filing.
Our Academy Director serves the members of NSA-WI and all aspiring speakers who join our Speaker Academy, by creating a rich curriculum for its students. They coordinate visiting speakers, and professional members. The Dean helps students make valuable connections within the Chapter and mentors them to create a successful speaking career and business.
Christopher Kolenda, Ph.D.
Our Secretary captures the minutes and organizes and disseminates the notes at the Board meetings. The Secretary keeps Chapter policy documents up-to-date and arranges permanent storage of records. With the President, the Secretary prepares the agenda for Board meetings.
Our Membership Director interacts with, engages, and invites prospective members. They maintain our databases and networks to build our membership.
Patty Hendrickson, CSP
Darcy Luoma, CSP
Our Advisors serve to support, assist, and empower the Board leadership with their experience, expertise, and professional abilities.