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Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members 2020-06-05T13:59:57+00:00

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Jenna Weix
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3 JUNE 2020

The Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

WAUSAU, WI — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin welcomed two new board members beginning their first three-year term in May 2020 and additions to its executive committee.

Dave Eisenreich and Jeremy Lewitzke will join the foundation board this year.

“We take great pride in recruiting new board members who are elected to strategically invest the gifts of our donors, direct disbursements of the Foundation’s assets, and plan for the community’s long-term good,” said Jean Tehan, President/CEO of the Community Foundation. “We feel fortunate to have a wealth of individuals who reflect the strength and diversity of our community.”

Lewitzke is President/CEO of L & S Electric, Inc., a 3rd generation, family-run company focused on delivering results to customers who produce power or use it to drive their business. Lewitzke lives in Wausau with wife Lindsey and two children. He is involved in numerous foundations and nonprofits focused on improving Central Wisconsin, including Junior Achievement, United Way of Marathon County, and the Lewitzke Foundation Inc.

Eisenreich is the former President of Marathon Electric / Regal Beloit Corporation, retiring in 2009. Eisenreich is an active volunteer in the community, currently serving as the chair of the Marathon County Hunger Coalition for the United Way and an active member of Retire United. He also serves on the board for Ascension Hospital, Woodson YMCA, and the Everest Metro Police Commission. Eisenreich and wife Marie live in Wausau.

In addition, the Community Foundation is honored to have Chris Pfender serve as chair of the board, succeeding chair, Amy Plier. Pfender is Executive Vice President at Intercity State Bank. He is joined on the Foundation’s executive committee by Peter Gaffaney, Baird, vice chair; Mary Jo Johnson, EO Johnson, secretary; and Ben Reif, Wausau Coated Products, treasurer.

Returning members of the board include Lisa Dodson, Medical College Central Wisconsin; Ryan Gallagher, Rocket Industrial; Will Hsu, Hsu’s Ginseng Enterprises; Melissa Kampmann, Ruder Ware; Steve Schmidt, retired business executive; Emily Voss, Voss Studios; and Ann Werth, retired city administrator.

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is a nonprofit community corporation, created by and for the people of north central Wisconsin, and exists to enhance the quality of north central Wisconsin.

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