2019-20 Foundation Board Members

Joyce Czajkowski, Ph.D.

Joyce Czajkowski, Ph.D.

President
Appointed: 2014
Term Expires: 2017/2020

  • Retired Dean of Business, Management, and General Studies at Southwest Tech
Sheila Ruchti

Sheila Ruchti

Vice President
Appointed: 2015-16
Term Expires: 2017-18/2020-21

  • Senior Vice President and Market Manager at Community First Bank
  • Fennimore Community School Board Member
  • Fennimore Community Scholarship Foundation
  • Livingston Community Improvement Corporation
  • Grant County Economic Development
  • Family Advocates, Inc
  • Community Leadership Alliance Alum
Jerry Brunner

Jerry Brunner

Secretary

Appointed: 2019-20
Term Expires: 2022/2025

  • Retired, Hartung Brothers, Inc
Theresa Braudt

Theresa Braudt

Treasurer
Appointed: 2017-18
Term Expires: 2020/2023

  • Assistant Administrator at Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital & Clinics
  • Southwest Tech Alumnae
  • Member, Southwest Tech Nursing Program Advisory Commitee
  • Member, Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Member, Boscobel Area Heathcare Foundation
  • Treasurer, I-G Sno Cats Snowmobile Club
Holly L. Clendenen

Holly L. Clendenen

Executive Director
Ex Officio Director

  • Executive Director, Southwest Tech Foundation
  • Member, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • Member, Rotary Club of Southwest Wisconsin - Platteville
  • Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute Cohort of 2017-18
  • Youth Sports Coach
Karla  Fishnick

Karla Fishnick



Appointed: 2017-18
Term Expires: 2021/2024

  • Owner, Karla’s Kitchen
  • Southwest Tech Alum – Culinary Management
Melissa Fitzsimons

Melissa Fitzsimons

District Board Representative
Ex Officio Director
Appointed: 2017-18

  • Registered Nurse – Dean Specialty Clinic, Dodgeville
  • Received LPN Degree and Associate Degree in Nursing from Southwest Tech
  • Served on Holy Rosary Church and School Educational Commission
  • Darlington Women's Volleyball League
  • Platteville Food Pantry
Connie Haberkorn

Connie Haberkorn

College Employee Representative

Appointed: 2019
Term Expires: 2022

  • Benefits Manager & HR Generalist, Southwest Tech
  • Tri County HR Association
  • WTCEBC Vice Chair
  • Potosi EMS Auxiliary
Greg Novinska

Greg Novinska

Appointed: 2017-18
Term Expires: 2020-2023

  • Collections Director at American Red Cross
  • Southwest Tech Alumnus
Linda Parrish

Linda Parrish

Appointed: 2017-18
Term Expires: 2021/2024

  • Promotions Coordinator, City of Fennimore
  • Grant County Tourism Council
  • Grant County Economic Development Corp
  • Fennimore Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Fennimore Industrial & Economic Development Corp
  • Fennimore United Methodist Church
  • Community Leadership Alliance Graduate
  • Southwest Tech Alum - Marketing
  • Ben Wood

    Ben Wood

    Appointed: 2014
    Term Expires: 2017/2020

    • Owner, Wood Law Firm, LLC, Fennimore, WI
    • Grant County Corporation Counsel
    • Taste of Fennimore Committee Member
    Jason Wood, Ph. D.

    Jason Wood, Ph. D.

    College President
    Ex Officio Member

    • Higher Learning Commission – Pathways to Accreditation Quality Initiative – Peer Evaluator
    • Complete College America
    • Kiwanis
    Rose Kelley

    Rose Kelley



    Appointed: 2019-20
    Term Expires: 2022/2025

    • Vice President & Partner, Reddy Ag Service, Inc & Ross Soil Service, LLC
    • Lancaster High School Scholarship Committee and Sports Booster Member
    • Eagles Member – Aerie 2707
    • St. Clement Church Finance Council Member