Welcome New Board Members

Jun 29, 2022 | News & Events

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin announces the election of five new members to its Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2023 starting July 1, 2022. The newly elected Board members are Marc Bickford, Peder Culver, Karli Klismith, Maureen Lewandowski, and Cindy Weber.

“The Community Foundation is proud to welcome these five individuals to our Board of Directors,” said Dan Kinsella, President of the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin. “They all bring an exceptional level of knowledge and expertise to our Board and will be influential in ensuring that the Foundation continues to build a strong culture of philanthropy in Portage and Waushara Counties.”

Marc Bickford is an attorney at his private practice in Waushara County called Kubasta, Bickford & Lorenson, S.C. where he is heavily involved in estate planning with his clients. He is very involved in the Waushara County community and will bring some great expertise and knowledge to his role on the Foundation Board of Directors.

Peder Culver is a Finance Manager in Human Services for Waushara County. Over the past year, Peder worked with the Community Foundation on establishing a scholarship fund and was impressed with the Foundation of the staff, which was part of the reason he was excited to join the Board of Directors. Peder was recently recognized as the Waushara County Citizen of Year for 2022. He will be a great asset to the Foundation.

Karli Klismith is a Senior Talent Consultant at Kerber Rose. Karli strongly believes in giving back to the community in which we work, play and live. As a Stevens Point native and UWSP grad, the Community Foundation has always impressed her with their core belief of connecting people and resources to enhance Central Wisconsin.

Maureen Lewandowski is the Vice President of Claim Operations at Delta Dental of Wisconsin. Maureen joined the Community Foundation Board of Director because of her desire to give back to the community in which she lives.

Cindy Weber is the President at Pacelli Catholic Schools. She believes in growing and building a community through philanthropic investment and feels that community foundations are a wonderful tool to accomplish that.

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