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

  • Bob VanHimbergen, CPA, Chair

    Johnson Controls, Inc.
  • Dan Sisel, AIA, Vice Chair

    Berengaria Development-A Marcus Family Company
  • Bradley Jansen, CPA, CFE, Treasurer

    PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Katherine Lambert, Secretary

    Lambert Law, LLC
  • Tracey Sparrow, Ed.D. President

    Next Door
  • Lynn Barney

    Creative Insights Consulting, LLC
  • Angela Bier, MD

    Retired Pediatrician
  • Rebecca Cook

    ManpowerGroup
  • Benjamin S. Cordani

    Caterpillar Global Mining
  • Vicky Cordani

    Community Volunteer
  • Darrian Davis

    Former Parent/Community Representative
  • Shyla Deacon

    Head Start Parent Representative/Policy Council Chair
  • Robert (Bob) Duncan

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

    Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Jason Klein

    US Bank
  • Marge Laughlin

    Elementary School Teacher - Retired
  • Jamie Morningstar

    Milwaukee Bucks
  • Molly Mulroy

    We Energies
  • Tanika Murphy

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Amy Rislov

    formerly of Aurora Health Care, Inc.
  • Timothy Schaefer

    Northwestern Mutual
  • Michael Shapiro

    Option Care Inc.
  • Alan R. Shoho, Ed.D.

    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 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. Bozeman

  • 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