Board of Directors


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

Elizabeth Schlicht, CAE
Executive Director
Association Acumen, LLC

Bill Elliott, CAE
Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association

Immediate Past Chair of the Board
Denise Husenica, MBA, CAE
Membership Manager
National Fluid Power Association

Director (2021-24)
Kim DiMaggio
Executive Director
NARI of Madison, Inc


Director (2021-24)
Jodi Fisher, CAE
Impact Association Management

Kyle Geissler, CAE
Director of Operations and Public Affairs
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

Director (Young Professional)
*Marissa Lopez 
Executive Director, 
Executive Director, Inc. 

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

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

*Jennie Socha, CAE  
Executive Director, 
Executive Director, Inc. 

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

WSAE Committee Chairs

Association Leadership Academy (ALA) Committee
Jennie Socha, CAE

Communications Committee
Caroline Bowers

Education Programming Committee
Kelly Veit, IOM

Finance Committee
Elizabeth Schlicht, CAE

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

Membership Development Committee 
Paul Flemming

Nominating and Awards Committee
Michelle Vetterkind, CAE