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Board of Directors

The WASC Board of Directors is comprised of up to 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. 

You can contact the WASC Board of Directors at 

Current members: 

  1. Darla Brendemuehl, Chair
  2. Steve Schroeder, Vice Chair
  3. Jenn Schaal
  4. Sally Stewart
  5. Julie Lietz
  6. Andrew Gussert
  7. Open

Collaborative Leadership Council (CLC)

The WASC Collaborative Leadership Council (CLC) consists of 40+ positions, including both students and advisors. The additional members of the CLC are WASC staff, who do not vote.

Once elected as a regional President, you may run for a state office. 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, (vacant); SHS President, Tehya J. (Menomonie HS); SHS Vice President, Amelia W. (Menomonie HS); SHS Secretary, Anabelle W. (Menomonie HS); JAM Advisor, (vacant); JAM President, Eastin W. (Menomonie MS); JAM Vice President, Emmitt A. (Bloomer MS); JAM Secretary, Ethan W. (Menomonie MS)

Region II: SHS Advisor, (vacant); SHS President & Chief of Staff Shadow, Sophia P. (SPASH); SHS Vice President, Gage C. (Lakeland Union HS); SHS Secretary, Oyouka S. (Lakeland Union HS); JAM Advisor, (Vacant); JAM President,  Ayanda G. (P.J. Jacobs Jr. High); JAM Vice President, Atticus M. (P.J. Jacobs Jr. High); JAM Secretary, Grant P. (Alexander MS) 

Region III: SHS Advisor, Kim Kargus-Myers (Oshkosh West HS); SHS President & State SHS President, Kavari B. (Bay Port HS); SHS Vice President, Jacob O. (Kimberly HS); SHS Secretary, Hailey R. (Appleton North HS); JAM Advisor, Sara Faust (Einstein MS); JAM President & JAM State President, Sarah M. (Berlin MS); JAM Vice President, Erin C. (J.R. Gerritts MS); JAM Secretary, Kaashvi K. (J.R. Gerritts MS) 

Region IV: SHS Advisor, Julie Lietz (South Milwaukee HS); SHS President, Gabe B. (West Bend HS); SHS Vice President, Troy N. (Oak Creek HS); SHS Secretary, Will M. (Oak Creek HS); Chief of Staff, Nathaniel P. (South Milwaukee HS); JAM Advisor, Chelsea Pozolinski (Park View MS); JAM President & JAM State Vice President, Pranit A. (Templeton MS); JAM Vice President, Sofia J. (Park View MS); JAM Secretary, Miles K. (Templeton MS)

Region V: SHS Advisor, Craig Braunschweig (Wisconsin Heights HS); SHS President & SHS State Vice President, Miah C. (Monroe HS); SHS Vice President, Anika K. (Evansville HS); SHS Secretary, Nora P. (Cross Plains HS); JAM Advisor, (vacant); JAM President, Mia S. (J.C. McKenna MS); JAM Vice President, Taylor W. (J.C. McKenna MS); JAM Secretary, Violet H. (Monroe MS)

Region VI: SHS Advisor, (vacant); SHS President, Aditi M. (Onalaska HS); SHS Vice President, Anna C. (Baraboo HS); SHS Secretary, Abigail (Koyail) N. (Reedsburg HS); JAM Advisor, (vacant); JAM President, Saavni M. (Onalaska MS); JAM Vice President, Mariah W. (Adams-Friendship MS); JAM Secretary, Ally R. (Adams-Friendship 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: programming, publications; mentoring; and providing other services to the member schools.

Applications for a Regional Officer position for the 2024-25 school year are available via this Google form Application. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2024

To learn more about the WASC Collaborative Leadership Council, explore the documents linked here: WASC Policies (currently being updated), WASC Articles.

2023-24 Collaborative Leadership Council 


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. 

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