Board of Directors


The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board is governed by ten public members appointed by the Governor and ten state government officials including the Governor, Attorney General, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Secretaries from the Department of Children and Families, Department of Health Services, Department of Corrections, two state senators and two state assembly representatives appointed by the majority and minority leaders.  


  • Representative Joan Ballweg, Wisconsin State Assembly   
  • Becky Collins, Student Services/Prevention and Wellness Team Director, Dept. of Public Instruction
  • Bernice Day, Retired, Former Legal Secretary, Department of Justice
  • Jon Hoelter, Legislative Advisor, Department of Health Services
  • Patrick Hughes, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Department of Corrections
  • Molly Jasmer, Waukesha County, Circuit Court Commissioner
  • Senator LaTonya Johnson, Wisconsin State Senate
  • Jill Karofsky, Office of Crime Victim Services Executive Director, Department of Justice
  • Dr. Jeffrey Lamont, Pediatrician, Marshfield Clinic
  • Sandra McCormick, President and CEO, World Services of La Crosse, Inc.
  • Kimberly Simac, Owner, Great Northern Adventure Company and Kula Ranch
  • Senator Patrick Testin, Wisconsin State Senate
  • Vicki Tylka, Director, Marathon County Social Services
  • Brad Wassink, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Department of Children and Families
  • Monica Young, Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor
  • Vacant, Public Member