Advisory Board

The Leadership Center Advisory Board was created as an opportunity for community and practitioner insight to inform the content and strategy of the Leadership Center.


Each Board member serves a minimum of one two-year term, attending quarterly meetings held at the Leadership Center. In addition, each Board member will serve on one of the following program or board committees:

  • Professionals of Color Practice
  • Speaker Series Practice
  • Youth Leadership Practice
  • Coaching Practice
  • Financials/Fundraising

Current Advisory Board Members

Dr. Rachel Boechler
Fox Point-Bayside School District
SEWNTP Committee

Karen Coy Romano
Solutions Unlimited
Youth Leadership Practice Committee

Dr. Robert Davidovich
Cardinal Stritch University, School of Leadership
Professional Development Committee
Principal Induction Committee

Paul Dedinsky
Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney/MPS Restorative Practices
SEWNTP Committee

Angela Dresen
Johnson Controls, Inc.

Marye Beth Dugan
The Nehemiah Project
Professional Development Committee
Principal Induction Committee

Maureen Gallagher
The Reid Group

Mark Gesner
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Center for Community Partnerships

Corey Hoze
Associated Bank
Professionals of Color Practice Committee

Anne Kreul
Swanson Elementary
Professional Development Committee
Principal Induction Committee

Jedd Lapid
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Speaker Series Practice Committee

Dick Larsen
Consultant
Youth Leadership Practice Committee

Gladys Manzanet
HNTB/Pa'lante Creative
Professionals of Color Practice Committee

Sernorma Mitchell
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Jose Perez
LRG Real Estate Development

Arthur Phillips, J.D.
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
Professionals of Color Practice Committee

Mary Wacker
Wacker and Associates
Speaker Series Practice Committee

Dr. Floyd Williams
Milwaukee Public Schools
Professionals of Color Practice Committee