The UW-Waukesha Foundation's mission is to partner with the University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee at Waukesha in order to promote its programs, support its students, and advance the development of the campus.

Executive Director

Deb Running
(262) 446-3328
UW-Waukesha Foundation
1500 N. University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188

Board of Directors


  • William J. Domina, JD, President
  • Patrick Jaskolski, Vice President and President-Elect
  • Shawn Schnabl, Vice President
  • Ashley Calvin, Secretary
  • Mike Blau, CPA, Treasurer
  • Marilyn Lindemeyer, Past President (UW-Waukesha 1978-1980)


  • Mike Hoeft
  • Alex Lackore, CPA
  • Russ Launder
  • Sarah Lockwood (UW-Waukesha 2000-2002)
  • Margaret Millspaw (UW-Waukesha 2000-2004)
  • Kathy O'Neil 
  • Debra Ponath 
  • Sarah Ponath 
  • Mary Roling 

Ex Officio & Staff

  • Julianna Alitto, Associate Professor Psychology-Education & Campus Rep. 
  • Stephen Schmid, Interim Dean
  • Debra Running, Executive Director
  • Candace Decker, Office Manager

Emeritus Board Members

  • Bonnie Birk, PhD
  • E.A. “Dub” Brown
  • Ken Cooley, PhD (Retired UW-Waukesha Faculty)
  • Richard Mundell (UW-Waukesha 1978-80)
  • Laraine O'Brien 
  • Jeri Sass
  • Brad D. Schimel (UW-Waukesha 1983-1985)
  • Lillie Wilson


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