“Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.”

Regional Officers are elected at the State Conference each year. Students serve a one-year term, and Advisors are elected for a three-year term.

The 2018 Region II Fall Summit will be on November 15 at UW-Stevens Point University Center. If you’re interested in hosting the 2019 Region II Fall Summit or would like more information about hosting, please let us know at stateoffice@wasc.org.

Region II Officers for 2018-19

Jared Kort
SHS President
Steven’s Point High School

Hello esteemed leaders! I’m Jared Kort, a senior from Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH). This is my fifth year being involved in the WASC, and I could not be more excited to share this leadership journey with you by representing WASC as the Region II SHS President! At my school, I am the Senior Class President, National Honors Society President, and the Student Senate President. I am also involved in my club and high school swim team, the SPASH Athletic Training Assistants club, and the SPASH Student Ambassador/Student Mentor program.

Taryn Toijala
SHS Vice-President
Lakeland Union High School

I’m so glad to have you here! My name is Taryn Toijala and I am Region II SHS Vice President for the 2018-2019 years. I am a senior at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua, WI and am President of our council there. I am also involved in Theatre, Choir, National Honors Society, Ignition, Track and Field, among other activities. I cannot wait to educate, empower, engage, relate and take this an amazing journey with the WASC.

Kyle Mattheis
SHS Secretary
Lincoln High School

My name is Kyle Mattheis and I am the SHS Secretary of our region. I am a senior at Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids where I am very involved with my Student Council as the Sergeant of Arms. Outside of Student Council I participate in our schools theatre program, compete at forensics competitions and volunteer with many groups including Key Club.

Keith Johnson
SHS Advisor
Nekoosa High School

Autumn Itzen
Jam President
PJ Jacobs Junior High

Welcome to Region II! I am Autumn Itzen and I am the JAM Region II President. I am a 9th Grader and attend PJ Jacobs in Stevens Point WI. For my school’s student council I am the Vice President and I love participating and helping out with anything that I can. Outside of council I participate in Cross Country and Track.

Sydney Grajkowski
JAM Vice-President
Ben Franklin Junior High

Hi, I’m Sydney Grajkowski and I’m the Region II JAM Vice President! It’s my first year involved with the WASC and it’s such a privilege to have this position! At school I am a part of Girls Golf, Ski Club, Soccer, National Junior Honors Society, and of course, Student Council! Thank you!

Rachel Jorgensen
JAM Secretary
Ben Franklin Junior High

Hi, my name is Rachel Jorgensen and I am the Region II JAM Secretary. This is my second year being a part of WASC and I am so grateful to have the chance to work with so many phenomenal leaders again this year! I am currently a freshman at Ben Franklin Junior High School in Stevens Point and am the President of my school council. Besides student council, I am apart of Ski Club, Forensics, Orchestra, National Junior Honor Society, and Girls Golf.

Ginny Williams
JAM Advisor
Ben Franklin Junior High

Hi I am Ginny Williams and I am the Region II JAM Advisor. I work at Ben Franklin in Stevens Point and I run support groups for our students. WASC is an incredible organization and I am so proud to be part of this organization! Thank you for checking out the Region II page.