Board of Directors


2021 FACF Board of Directors, (l to r) Standing: Loren Gray, Lisa Caras, Michael Bender. Sitting: Sally Koehler, Sue Johnson, Legal Counsel Jim Vance


  • Michael Bender, chairman
  • Loren Gray, vice chairman
  • Sue Johnson, treasurer
  • Sally Koehler, secretary
  • Lisa Caras, director

Other Foundation Officials

  • James J. Vance, legal counsel
  • 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