Board of Directors

The Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh is governed by a 27-member Board of Directors, which provides strategic direction for the Club.

Board Officers

Stephanie Gensler

Treasurer

Stephanie Gensler joined the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh Board of Directors in September 2014. She is a Senior Tax Manager at Baker Tilly LLP and has worked at Baker Tilly since graduating from UW Oshkosh in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Finance. Stephanie went on to receive her Masters of Science in Taxation in 2006 from UW Milwaukee. Stephanie has been married to her husband, Chad, for 13 years. They have three boys: Noah (10), Evan (8) and Quinn (5). Her family stays busy with basketball, flag football and soccer. They also like to get out on the lake to fish when they can.

Heather Holly-Pinnow

Vice President

Heather Holly-Pinnow joined the Board of Directors in 2010. She and her husband, Tim, own Pinnow Sheet Metal Company. Heather was interested in joining the board because she is an advocate for youth and believes in the mission of improving the lives of children and families in Oshkosh. Heather lends support to special events including WineFeast and Afternoon Tea and is excited to be part of the Boys & Girls Club organization.

Doug Hyde

Secretary

Doug Hyde is a past Board of Director's president and has been on the board for more than 17 years. Doug is a graduate of Coe College in Iowa, and he is the former president and CEO of OshKosh B' Gosh, a third-generation family-owned company. The company was later sold to Carter's. Doug was instrumental and a catalyst in launching the Club's Opening Doors campaign to build a new Teen Center and administrative offices in 2007. Doug's father, Charles Hyde, was also very passionate about the mission of the Club and seeing youth succeed. Doug and his wife, Chrys, are enjoying retirement. They have two adult children.

Matt Jameson

President

Matt Jameson joined the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh’s Board of Directors in early 2012. He currently serves as the President and CEO at Jay Manufacturing in Oshkosh, a position he has held since 2005. Prior to joining Jay Manufacturing, Matt spent 10 years as an executive for a large, non-profit youth-serving organization. He holds a bachelor's degree in Education from UW Oshkosh. Matt also serves on the Fox Valley Technical College Foundation Board; Chancellor’s Advisory Council (UW-Oshkosh) and Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation (GO-EDC) Executive Committee.  Matt has three children (ranging in age from middle school to college) who he loves spending time with, and in his free time Matt enjoys running, reading and traveling.

Board Members

Susan Ackerman

Susan Ackerman joined the Board of Directors in 2005 and is a previous board president. She is the former owner of First Choice Insurance and is now retired. Susan strongly believes in the Boys & Girls Club’s mission. She joined the board so she could directly impact the lives of children and families. Susan is married to her husband, Al. She has two children, Amanda and Matthew, and two grandchildren.

Lorie Bunke

Lorie Bunke is a lifetime board member and past president, having joined the Board of Directors in 1982. She made a career in the banking industry and worked for many years as a loan officer at Anchor Bank.  Lori is now retired and is a part-time accountant for both Jericho Road Ministries and TR Karrels & Associates, Architects & Engineers. She is also active with her church, serving as chair of the Endowment Committee and volunteering in the finance office. In her spare time, Lorie enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Julie Conrad

Julie Conrad joined the Club's Board of Directors as an adjunct member in October 2013 and became a regular board member in 2014. She is serving on the board as a part of her participation in the Leadership Oshkosh program. She is currently the Director of Curriculum and Assessment for the Oshkosh Area School District.

Glenn Curran

Glenn Curran is the vice president of Commercial Banking at Associated Bank for Oshkosh and the surrounding area. Glenn is married to Jane and they celebrated their 13-year anniversary in January 2016. They have two boys, 10-year-old Ryan and 7-year-old Jack who both attend Winneconne Elementary School. Currently, Glenn and his family live in the Town of Oshkosh near Butte des Morts. In addition to spending time with friends and family, Glenn’s hobbies include fishing, hunting, sports, outdoor activities and cooking. Glenn has always had an interest and passion for helping others, especially youth, which is why the Boys & Girls Club was a great place for him to get involved.

Art Dumke

Art Dumke joined the Board of Directors in 2002. He is part owner of several businesses, including Dumke Management and Alliance Development. Art has been involved in special events and has sat on the WineFeast and golf outing committees in previous years. Art was also instrumental in the development of the Club's baseball field. Art has two children.

Dave Elbing

Dave Elbing is a lifetime Board of Director's member, having joined the board in 1988 and serving as president. Dave received a Marketing degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Dave, who currently works in real estate development, previously was the owner of LSI. Dave believes in the Boys & Girls Club mission and wants to make a difference in the lives of others. He is married to his wife, Sue, and they have two children, Kara and PJ.

Tim Foust

Tim Foust joined the Club’s Board of Directors in 2016 as the Alumni Association's representative. Tim has been a part of the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh for the past 35 years. He became a member when he was just 8 years old and when he graduated from the Club when he was18, he became a member of the Alumni Association and is still actively involved today. Tim graduated from Oshkosh North High School and immediately joined the workforce. He has been a painter for over 20 years and is currently paint superintendent of the Fox Valley area at Omni Glass & Paint, Inc. Tim has lived in Oshkosh his entire life and has a wife, Heather, and two daughters, Courtney (15) and Maggie (15 months) and another baby on the way. In his spare time, he likes to relax with his family, find ways to get outdoors, and watch the Brewers and the Packers. "I truly feel that the Club is a great place. Without Jamie, Wally and Lori’s guidance back when I was a kid, I don’t know what position I would be in now. I’m excited to join the board. I look forward to continuing to see the Club grow and share my passion for the Club with others."

Ron Jankowski

Ron Jankowski joined the Board of Directors in 2010. Ron grew up in the Madison area, and in 1988 moved to Oshkosh with a national trucking company. In 1997, he started Valley Express, which provides transportation services throughout Wisconsin and the greater Midwest. Ron has a Bachelor degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Ron and his wife, Amy, love raising their three children, Henry, Grace and Tess. Ron is an avid golfer and hunter. The strength that he brings to the board is aligned with why he chose to be on the board—he  believes in the mission of the Club and has a passion for helping children.

Mary Johnson

Mary Johnson joined the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh Board of Directors in October 2015. In the past year, she has assisted with the Girls’ Etiquette & Afternoon Tea event and is active in the Great Futures Start Here Mentoring Program. Mary graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She is currently the business manager for several family-owned businesses. "The time I spend at the Club is always the best part of my week. The atmosphere there is based on respect, integrity and endless possibilities. It’s a great place for any kid to be, and I am privileged to be a part of it.” Mary has been married for 29 years to husband, Barry. Together they have two children, Matt and Kelly, and a 1-year-old Golden Retriever named Reagan. In the summer sunshine, Mary’s hobbies include gardening, golf and competitive tennis.

Jake Jones

Jake Jones joined the Board of Directors in 2016. Jake is a Senior Director of Manufacturing for Oshkosh Defense, LLC and has worked at Oshkosh Corporation since starting as an intern in 2003. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration, Operations Management from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a Masters of Science, Engineering Management from Milwaukee School of Engineering. Jake had an opportunity to tour the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh facility and understand the impact the Club has on children in the community. This strengthened his interest in wanting to serve on the board of directors.  Jake is married and has three boys, Maxwell (6), Henry (18 months), and Bennett (6 months). Jake enjoys spending time with his family and assisting with his son’s sports teams. Jake explained, "I know how important positive experiences and mentors are in children’s lives. I am grateful for the Boys & Girls Club and their impact on young people, and I look forward to contributing to their mission.”

Kurt Koeppler

Kurt Koeppler has been on the Board of Directors since 1999. He is also a past board president. Kurt attended the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and has numerous business ventures including City Center Management, Koeppler Management and Curtiss Homes. Kurt has a great passion for helping youth succeed, especially those who need it the most. Kurt and his wife, Judie, have two children.

John Krause

John Krause joined the board in 2008. He received his education from the University ofWisconsin Oshkosh and graduated with a degree in Accounting. He is a partner at Baker Tilly inAppleton. He resides in Oshkosh with his wife, Beckie, and children Gina and Trent. In his spare time, John enjoys playing golf and enjoying the outdoors.  John wanted to join the Club’s Board of Directors in order to get more involved in helping kids.

Darrin Kuehn

Darrin is the Senior Director of Operations with Festival Foods. Darrin has been with Festival for the past 14 years. Prior to Darrin’s Senior Operations role, Darrin lead 8 different stores and worked with teams and communities throughout Central Wisconsin. Aside from Festival, Darrin is in partnership with many investment and real-estate initiatives throughout the Fox Valley. Along with Darrin’s professional career, he coached High School Football. At 21 years old, Darrin was the youngest Head Varsity Coach in the State and served in that capacity for 16 years at two different area high schools (2004 named Green Bay Packers High School Coach of the Week). Previous to Darrin’s retail career and coaching, Darrin served our country and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Darrin attended Ripon College for his BA and received his MBA from UW Oshkosh. Darrin’s wife, Erin, is a RN at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Fox Valley. Darrin and Erin have 5 children, Jackson (12), Julian (10), Ruby (7), Jesse (4), and Liberty (Newborn). In Darrin’s free time, he enjoys family activities, traveling, and building projects to enhance and improve our communities.

Ron Lampe

Ron Lampe is a lifetime board member and also a past board president. Ron was instrumental in the development of the first Boys Club in 1970. He has been involved in every phase of the Club since. Ron also has been involved in many special event committees throughout the years. Ron is a retired attorney. Ron and his wife, Scherie, have two children.

Mark Lasky

Mark Lasky is a third-generation supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh and a past board president. He is currently the CEO and ownership partner of Sadoff Iron & Metal Company. Mark first joined the board in 2006 because he believed in the mission and vision of the Boys & Girls Club. He received a Communication degree from the University of Miami, where he double majored in public relations and psychology. Mark and his wife, Kristen, have three children, Drew, Beau and Maeve.

Jeff Lindemann

Jeff Lindemann joined the Board of Directors in late 2010. Currently, he is the president of Lee Beverage of Wisconsin LLC. Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh with a Bachelors’s degree in Speech Communication. Jeff joined the board because he was impressed with the Club and all the services it provides to the community. Jeff is on the Club’s golf committee and has connected new friends to the Boys & Girls Club.

Audra Mead

Audra Mead joined the Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors in early 2011.  Audra serves on the Club's HR Committee and has spoken on HR-related topics at staff and TPA meetings. Audra is the Director of Human Resources at Fox World Travel in Oshkosh.

Colleen Merrill

Colleen Merrill became a liaison from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh to the Board of Directors in 2013 and a regular board member in 2014. She has been a friend of the Club for several years, while serving in several roles at the University. Currently, she is the Director of the Small Business Center​ and Executive Director of the Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, both​ housed in the​ College of​ Business. She seeks opportunities that bring resources from UW Oshkosh to the Club, and works to strengthen existing relationships.

Holly Nelson

Holly Nelson joined the Club's Board of Directors in June 2016. She is currently Vice President of Finance at Silver Star Brands, bringing 30 years of financial leadership to the position. Most recently, she served as chief accounting officer for Frontier Airlines. Holly is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and was voted the 1998 Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Alumnus. She recently ended her board service at Exploring New Horizons Outdoor School and felt that the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh was a wonderful opportunity to continue to help youth flourish and be all they can be.  Holly grew up in Wisconsin and has recently returned after spending time in Minnesota, Connecticut, San Francisco and Denver. Holly has been married to her husband, Rick, for 36 years and they have two grown children, Adam (29) and Erin (26). She enjoys gardening, jogging, biking, boating and being able to spend time with family.

Bill Radford

Bill Radford is a lifetime Boys & Girls Club board member and has served on the Board of Directors since 1985. He is the former president and owner of the Radford Company. Bill was instrumental in campaigning to build our current facilities, the Radford Center, and he was also a catalyst in establishing a BGCO endowment fund. Bill is passionate about helping youth succeed and helping children with their basic needs. He and his wife, Patty, enjoy spending time with their many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bill and his wife spend their time living between Appleton, Wisconsin, and Florida.

Jeff Trembly

Jeff Trembly joined the board in late 2008. He is co-owner and vice-president of Oshkosh Coil Spring, Inc. Jeff attended the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and graduated with a degree in Finance and Accounting. He and his wife, Ann, have two children, Zachary and Jessica. In Jeff’s spare time, he enjoys traveling, reading and sports. Jeff wanted to join the board to make a difference in the lives of troubled or disadvantaged children.

Pat Weston

Pat Weston joined the Board of Directors in 2006 and is a past board president. Pat is currently employed as a project manager at CR Meyer. Pat has served on the executive committee, been an annual campaign chair and has served on special event committees. Pat enjoys making new friends for the Club and spreading awareness about the Club mission. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children.