Board of Directors

Operation Fresh Start’s volunteer Board of Directors governs the non-profit agency, meeting monthly. The Board works as a whole to actively be involved with decision making and changes going on at OFS. Additionally, board members are actively involved in specific committee work.

Current Board Members:

Steve Hartley, President, Retired, Madison Metropolitan School District
Laura Jaggi, Vice-President, VP – Human Resources and Administration,
The North Central Group
Trish Howen, Treasurer, Accounting Manager, QTI Group  
Erica Nelson, Secretary, Project Director, Race to Equity, Kids Forward

Stacy Alexejun, Attorney, Quarles & Brady LLP
Louis Bentley, American Family Insurance
Bea Christensen, Retired
Lau Christensen, 
Chairman, Christensen Associates
Tom German, 
Deputy Secretary, Board of Commissioners of Public Lands
Claude Gilmore, Retired, Executive Director, Kennedy Heights Community Center
Beverly Hutcherson, 
Career Pathways Coordinator, UW Health
Pat Kelly, Healthcare Reform Compliance Director, Hausmann-Johnson Insurance
David Lehrer, Vice President, Morgan Stanley
Mike Lipp, Retired, Madison Metropolitan School District
David Lonsdorf, Retired, Family Medicine Doctor 
Mitch Olson, Partner, Axley Brynelson LLP
Mark Schneider, General Superintendent, JH Findorff & Son Inc