Brookfield, Wis. – October 6, 2021 – The Elmbrook Education Foundation (EEF) has added six new board members this school year. Board members serve a three-year term and are actively involved in all fundraising endeavors as well as awarding of grants and scholarships.
Beth Dobrzynski, EEF Executive Director, said, “We welcome our new board members and look forward to working with them as we partner with the School District of Elmbrook. As a working board, each member is integrally involved in our success.”
The EEF welcomes Danielle Leitner Baxter, Executive Director, Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation; Eva Barbara Bongard, Owner, The World in Leather; Jessica Gonzalez, Executive Consultant for Nonprofits; Jessie Grimm, Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Acute Care Physical Therapist with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin; Helen Ramon, Senior Program Officer at Bader Philanthropies; and Katie Rasoul, Leadership Development Coach at Team Awesome to its 2021-2022 Board of Directors.
The Elmbrook Education Foundation (EEF) was organized in 1958 to award scholarships to select Brookfield High School graduates. In 1999, the Foundation’s mission expanded to include teacher grants for innovative projects that benefit all students. The EEF raises money to support and strengthen outstanding learning ideas that improve the overall educational quality of our public schools. To date, the EEF has awarded over $1,400,000 in scholarships and over $500,000 in grants which enhance and extend the established curriculum and support projects that are beyond the district’s budget.
For more information, please contact Beth Dobrzynski, Executive Director, at 262-844-3742 or [email protected].