Board of Directors


The Board consists of five voting members, each serving a term of five years, who are chosen for their community involvement and knowledge of the educational, cultural, civic, public, and charitable needs of the Fort Atkinson area. Joining the directors are three ex-officio members who provide support. Pictured here is the 2019 Board of Directors. They are, left to right: Sitting – Mary Behling, past chairman; Kristin Wallace, chairman; Scott Housley, vice chairman; and Sue Hartwick, administrator. Standing – Jim Vance, legal counsel; Loren Gray, secretary; Sue Johnson, director; and Michael Bender, treasurer.




  • Kristin S. Wallace, chairman
  • Scott Housley, vice chairman
  • Michael Bender, treasurer
  • Loren Gray, secretary
  • Sue Johnson, director

Other Foundation Officials

  • Mary J. Behling, past chairman
  • James J. Vance, legal counsel
  • Steve Olsen, PremierBank trustee
  • Ann Herdendorf, Badger Bank trustee
  • Sue Hartwick, executive director


The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is managed by a five-member Board of Directors who volunteer their time to serve our community.  One new director  is appointed each year for a five-year term.  Directors are appointed on a rotating basis by the following five organizations:

  • Fort Atkinson School Board   
  • Trustees of the Foundation (currently PremierBank)
  • Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Fort Atkinson Historical Society
  • Fort Atkinson City Council

 Roster of Past Directors