Board of Directors
Current board members are listed below.
Are you passionate about our mission and interested in serving on the Community GroundWorks board?
The Board meets monthly and carries out many of its responsibilities through committees. Some of these responsibilities include:
- Mission - with staff, we hone the mission of the organization, its programs and services
- Oversight - we support and evaluate the performance of the executive director and adopt governance policies
- Resources - we manage resources effectively and help provide adequate financial resources through fundraising
- Outreach - we listen to community stakeholders and promote the organization to the public
If you are interested in serving on the board, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to meet with you and discuss opportunities in more detail.
Northside Planning Council Representative
Outside Credentials: Educational Consultant, Curriculum & Product Development
Phil Bower (2013 Vice President)
Outside Credentials: Environmental Attorney, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
Gerianne Holzman (2013 President)
Outside Credentials: Orthopaedic and Renal Transplant Coordinator, UW-Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Outside Credentials: Freelance Writer; Waiter, Tornado Club; Owner of Birdlady, LTD
Outside Credentials: Ph.D. Dissertator Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison; Project Assistant UW-Cooperative Extension; Project Assistant, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, UW-Madison
Outside Credentials: CPA, MBA Math Teacher, LaFollette High
Holly Sledge (2013 Treasurer)
Outside Credentials: CPA at Bremser Group, Inc. and Financial Administrator for Community Car and Madison Environmental Group
Outside Credentials: High school math and environmental sciences teacher and climate change activist.
Jim Winkle (2013 Secretary)
Outside Credentials: Organizing member of Quann Community Garden, Madison Fruits and Nuts, Friends of Olin-Turville, and the Bay Creek Neighborhood Association; Software Engineer at UW-Madison DoIT; Owner of EventsGalore.net LLC
Outside Credentials: Consulting Horticulturist; Wisconsin Urban Forestry Council Liaison, DNR