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Wisconsin Association Of School Councils

Educating, Engaging, and Empowering Young Leaders in Wisconsin


Each year the WASC creates opportunities for student leaders to serve their region and the entire state. Election of Regional & State Officers (both student and adult) take place at the State Conference each year. Click on the links below for more information and to apply. 


Board of Directors

The WASC Board of Directors is comprised of 7 members with various levels of expertise and insight in the following categories: financial management, accounting, legal expertise, fundraising, marketing, human resources and leadership. This inaugural board was selected from a nominating committee comprised of the JAM/SHS Executive Advisors, Board of Directors President, Accountant, and AWSA Executive Director. Current members hold a 3 year term. They will meet monthly to quarterly. 

Current members: 

  1. Darla Brendemuehl, Chair
  2. Steve Schroeder, Vice Chair
  3. Jenn Schaal
  4. Sally Stewart
  5. Suzanne Imhoff
  6. Sara Faust
  7. Andrew Gussert

Collaborative Leadership Council (CLC)

The WASC Collaborative Leadership Council (CLC) consists of 24 positions, half of which are students and the other half of which are advisors. The twelve students on the CLC are the six regional presidents from the Senior High and Junior High/Middle School levels. The adults are elected regional advisors from the Senior High and Junior High/Middle School levels. The final members of the council  are WASC staff, who do not vote.

The CLC elects an SHS and JAM State President and Vice President and Advisors who serve as SHS and JAM Coordinators. These positions, along with the WASC staff, make up the Executive Committee, which meets in addition to the CLC meetings. A current roster of CLC members is listed below. 

Region I: SHS Advisor, Suzanne Imhoff (St. Croix Falls HS); SHS President, Tehya J. (Menomonie HS) ; SHS Vice President, Josh M. (River Falls HS); JAM Advisor, Ralph Haas (Menomonie MS); JAM President, Ellie B. (Menomonie MS); JAM Vice President, Kallie P. (Thorp MS); and JAM Secretary, Makenzie F. (Thorp MS)

Region II: SHS Advisor, Vacant; SHS President and SHS State Vice President, Maria K. (Amherst HS); SHS Vice President, Ashley B. (Lakeland Union HS); SHS Secretary, Carter V., (Stevens Point Area HS); JAM Advisor, Abigail K. (Wisconsin Rapids Area MS); JAM President, Collin J. (Nekoosa MS); JAM Vice President, Taylor K. (Nekoosa MS) 

Region III: SHS Advisor, Kim Kargus-Myers (Oshkosh West HS); SHS President and SHS State President, Anna K. (Depere HS); SHS Vice President, Kavari B. (Bay Port HS); SHS Secretary, Alex M. (Marinette HS); JAM Advisor, Sara Faust (Einstein MS); JAM President and JAM State President, Hailey R. (Einstein MS); JAM Vice President, Marcella D. (J.R. Gerrits MS); JAM Secretary, Nashwa A. (J.R. Gerrits MS) 

Region IV: SHS Advisor, Julie Lietz (South Milwaukee HS); SHS President, Harjasan S. (Oak Creek HS); SHS Vice President, Troy N. (Oak Creek HS); SHS Secretary, Ishani S. (Hamilton HS); JAM Advisor, Patricia Sankey (Silver Spring Intermediate); JAM President, Makenna B. (Silver Spring Intermediate); JAM Vice President, Leah W. (Parkview MS); JAM Secretary, Anna E. (Pilgrim Park MS)

Region V: SHS Advisor, Gretchen Kopf (J.C. McKenna MS); SHS President, Evan L. (Stoughton HS); SHS Vice President, Keilley R. (Stoughton HS); SHS Secretary, Ella H. (Stoughton HS); JAM Advisor, Meaghan McGuire (Monroe MS); JAM President, Isabella G. (J.C. McKenna MS); JAM Vice President, Anika K. (J.C. McKenna MS); JAM Secretary, Nora P. (Glacier Creek MS)

Region VI: SHS Advisor, Vacant; SHS President, Anna C. (Baraboo HS); SHS Vice President, Henry L. (Reedsburg HS); SHS Secretary, Tess V. (Reedsburg HS); JAM Advisor, Vacant; JAM President, Skylar D. (Baraboo MS); JAM Vice President, Kimberly C. (Baraboo MS); JAM Secretaries, Molly J. and Amaya S. (Baraboo MS)

Collaborative Leadership Council Positions

The Wisconsin Association of School Councils is unique in structure, as it is run equally by students and advisors who are elected to terms at the annual State Conference.  The duties and services of our elected officers and include: budget; publications; conferences/workshops; providing other services to the member schools.

If you would like to apply for a CLC or Regional Officer position, download and submit the appropriate PDF below. All deadlines are listed in the application or on our event calendar.   

To learn more about the WASC Collaborative Leadership Council, explore the documents linked here: WASC Policies, WASC Articles.

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