Board of Directors

Denise Husenica, MBA, CAEChair
Denise Husenica, MBA, CAE
International Standards Manager
National Fluid Power Association

Megan Hille, CMP, CAE
Association Executive
Executive Director, Inc

Elizabeth Schlicht, CAESecretary/Treasurer
Elizabeth Schlicht, CAE
Executive Director
Association Acumen, LLC

Jerry DeschaneImmediate Past Chair of the Board
Jerry Deschane, IOM, CAE
Executive Director
League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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Mike DiFrisco, CAE
Chief Marketing Officer 
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Kim DiMaggio Director (2021-24)
Kim DiMaggio
Executive Director
NARI of Madison, Inc
Director (2022-25)
Bill Elliott, CAE

Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association
Jodi Fisher, CAEDirector (2021-24)
Jodi Fisher, CAE
Impact Association Management

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Director (2022-23)
Kyle Geissler
Director of Operations and Public Affairs
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Director (2022-25)
Sara Truesdale Mooney, CAE
SVP, Strategy, Membership Services & Marketing
Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Director (2022-23)
Mark O’Connell
Executive Director
Wisconsin Counties Association

David SchadeIndustry Partner
Director (2021-23)
David Schade
Vice President - Treasury Management
First Business Bank

Keola ShimookaIndustry Partner
Director (2021-24)
Keola Shimooka
Convention Sales Manager
Destination Madison

WSAE Committee and Task Force Chairs

Nominating and Awards
Michelle Vetterkind, CAE

Caroline Bowers

Kelly Veit, IOM

Industry Partner
David Schade, Co-Chair
Keola Shimooka, Co-Chair

Membership Development
Paul Flemming

Next Gen Task Force
Jennie Socha, CAE