​​​​​​​​​Who We Are​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The Prevention Board is comprised of representatives from the Legislature; Governor’s Office; state Departments of Children and Families, Health Services, Public Instruction, Justice and Corrections;  and 10 public members.​​

Executive Committee:

  • Chair: Dr. Jennifer K​leven
  • Vice Chair: Sara Christensen
  • Secretary: William Olivier
  • Legislative Committee Ch​​​air: Representative Jill Billings
  • Performance Improvement Committee Chair: William Olivier

Board Mem​bers

Statutory Members
  • Senator Joan Ballweg, Wisconsin State Senate
  • Representative Jill Billings, Wisconsin State Assembly​
  • Senator LaTonya Johnson, Wisconsin State Senate​
  • R​epresentative Patrick Snyder​, Wisconsin State Assembly
  • Jonette Arms, Assistant Administrator, Division of Public Health, Department of Health Services​ ​Designee​
  • Julie Incitti, School Social Work Consultant, Department of Public Instruction Designee​
  • Mary Anne Snyder, Governor's Designee
  • Ron Hermes, Administrator, Division of Juvenile Corrections, Department of Correction Designee
  • Stephanie Lozano​, Tribal Liaison, Department of Children a​nd Fami​​lies Designee
  • Lynn Cook, Office of Crime Victim Services, D​epartment of Justice Designee

Public Membe​​rs
  • Paula Br​eese, Executive Director, Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W. 
  • Allison Budzinski, Senior Analyst - Social and Behavioral Health, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Sara Christensen, Christensen Law, LLC.​
  • Alice Egan, Clinical Associate Professor; Child Welfare Training Coordinator, UW-Madison Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work
  • Molly Jasmer,  Attorney, Grady, Hayes & Neary, LLC
  • Dr. Jennifer Kleven, Pediatrician, Gundersen Health Systems
  • Michael McHorney, public member​
  • William Olivier, Community Impact Pastor, Bridge Builders
  • Erika Traver, Indian Child Welfare Supervisor, Ho-Chunk Nation
  • Vicki Tylka, Managing Director of Community Programs, North Central Health Care​

Board Meeting Materials 

Board and Committee Meeting Materials:

Current year meeting agendas and minutes are posted here​ and on the Wisconsin ​Public Meeting Notices and Minutes ​website. 

Serving on the Prevention Board:

Open positions for the Governor's Boards, Commissions and Councils are listed here​ and must be completed and submitted online. Appointments are administered by the Office of the Governor. ​