Board of Directors
A committed and diverse board
Next Door's President, Dr. Tracey Sparrow, reads with Madison in the Books for Kids library.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders from throughout Milwaukee, including frontline business, religious, health care and nonprofit sectors. They all share a commitment to Milwaukee’s youth and their families, eagerly lending their talents and expertise in support of Next Door’s mission.

Board Members

  • Thomas Arenberg, President

    Accenture - Retired
  • Bob VanHimbergen, CPA, Vice-Chair

    Johnson Controls, Inc.
  • Bradley Jansen, CPA, CFE, Treasurer

    PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Dan Sisel, AIA, Secretary

    Berengaria Development-A Marcus Family Company
  • Tracey Sparrow, EdD, President

    Next Door Foundation
  • Michael Aldana

    Quarles & Brady LLP
  • Lynn Barney

    Creative Insights Consulting, LLC
  • Angela Bier, MD

    Retired Pediatrician
  • Benjamin S. Cordani

    Caterpillar Global Mining
  • Vicky Cordani

    Community Volunteer
  • Darrian Davis, Community Representative

    Near West Side Partners
  • Susan Doyle

    North Shore Bank
  • Robert (Bob) Duncan

    Children's Hospital and Health System
  • Sadique Isahaku, Ph.D.

    Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Hans Kirkegaard

    Owner, Imagine Branding, LLC
  • Julie Krey

    Manpower Group
  • Katherine Lambert

    Lambert Law, LLC
  • Marge Laughlin

    Elementary School Teacher - Retired
  • Lorelle Mahoney

    Aurora Healthcare - Retired
  • Jamie Morningstar

    Milwaukee Bucks
  • Amy Rislov

    Aurora Health Care, Inc.
  • Tchernavia Rocker

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Timothy Schaefer

    Northwestern Mutual
  • Kathleen B. Schrader

    Greater Milwaukee Foundation - Retired
  • Michael Shapiro

    Option Care Inc.
  • Alan R. Shoho

    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Zach TeWinkel

    Bank of the West
  • Leah Van Alstine, Parent Representative

  • Barbara Wanzo

    Black Arts MKE

Emeritus Board

  • Curt. L. Bagnall

  • Chris M. Bauer

  • Dr. Thomas A. Bausch

  • Kurt Betchthold

  • Robert F. Benz

  • Michael M. Berzowski

  • David P. Poseman

  • John Bremer

  • Peter Bruce

  • Steven G. Chamberlin

  • Carla Cross

  • Bishop Paul W. Diers

  • Daryl L. Diesing

  • Kim Eccleston

  • James D. Ericson

  • Michael O. Festge

  • Susan E. Gruber

  • Jon D. Hammes

  • Paul Heiss

  • William Jenkins

  • Mary Kellner

  • Donald C. Kieffer

  • Michael R. Klemz

  • David Kundert

  • Joseph M. Kunze

  • Louise E. Ladd-Whitson

  • Sam Licavoli

  • Vincent P. Lyles

  • William Nasgovitz

  • Julie Peck

  • Thomas Quade

  • John R. Richmond

  • Howard Ritchie Jr.

  • W. David Romoser

  • John E. Schlifske

  • Daniel E. Schroeder

  • Roger Schroeder

  • Loraine E. Schuffler

  • Delores Sims

  • Art Smith

  • Barbara Stansberry

  • Allen Stokes

  • Perry Stuckey

  • Joseph Tate

  • Rich Teerlink

  • Mark M. Thomas

  • Emma van Rooyen

  • Jack Werner

  • Zettabell Williams

  • Dr. Earnestine Willis M.D.

  • John K. Wilson