The Board of Directors are parent volunteers responsible for ensuring fiscal accountability, providing guidance to staff, engaging and communicating with preschool parents, recruiting new families and staff as needed, setting goals for the school year, and seeking ways to improve the operation of the preschool. Questions and suggestions are welcomed by the Board and can be communicated at a Board meeting or through a member of the Board. Members of the Board are appointed in the Spring semester to serve the following school year.
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2017-2018 Board Members
Kathleen Reid | President
Kathleen Reid and husband Anthony moved with their family to Whitefish Bay two years ago from Australia. Their son William attended the 3/4 program for 2 years. Their daughter Annabelle is excited to start in Mrs Wejksnora’s class this fall. Kathleen is looking forward to having two kids in school so she can spend some quality time with the newest member of the family, Charlotte. Prior to becoming a full-time mother, Kathleen was a chef, caterer and food stylist in New York City.
Jennifer Fitzgerald | Vice President / Enrollment
Jennifer and her husband Garrett moved to Whitefish Bay a year ago. They are both originally from Chicago, but have been living on the east coast for the past several years. Jennifer's oldest son, Eamon, attended the 3/4 class this past year. Neve will attend WFB Shorewood Nursery School for another year. This year she will be in the 3/4 classroom. Jennifer is looking forward to enrolling her youngest son, Jack, in the future, although it will be a while since we was just born in January. During Jennifer's time in Chicago she worked as a teacher. When relocating to the east coast, she worked for an educational publishing company. These days you can find her taking a lot of walks around WFB with her little ones.
Kelsey Andrews | Marketing & Design
Kelsey and her husband Jeff moved to Shorewood two years ago after the birth of their oldest daughter, Saoirse. Kelsey leads an Operations department for Robert W. Baird based in downtown Milwaukee. She is a mom of two; Saoirse (almost 3) will be attending her first year at WFBSNS and little sister Noa (almost 1) will be enjoying some quiet time with her Grammie while big sister is at school. Kelsey loves spending time outdoors exploring Milwaukee with her daughters and also enjoys running, reading, and taking motorcycle day trips with her husband. Kelsey and her family are excited to join the WFBSNS family.
Rocky Piery | Fundraising
Rocky, her husband Mike, and two boys moved to Shorewood two years ago. Her son, Mateo, will be joining the 3/4 classroom three days a week. Nico, will be 2 in January and will miss when his big brother goes to school. Rocky is a former Kindergarten teacher and stays home with her two boys part time. She also works as a Financial Representative Assistant at Northwestern Mutual a few days a week. Rocky loves Tex-Mex food, Notre Dame football, coffee, and playing with her sons.
Marcy Krems | Auction Co-Chair
Marcy and her family moved to Shorewood from St. Louis in 2013 for her husband, David’s, job transfer; he works in Racine at Insinkerator. Her oldest, Henry, spent two years at WFBSNS and will now be in K5 at Lake Bluff this fall. Freddie will be in the 3/4’s class at the preschool this year, while Walter will be turning 1 in August. In a previous life, Marcy was a licensed professional counselor and enjoyed happy hours, traveling, and having clean stuff.
Jessica Lopez | Auction Co-chair
Jessica & her husband Ricky moved to Whitefish Bay in January 2018 from Atlanta, GA with their twin boys, Maddox & Reagan, and their daughter Grace. Maddox & Reagan are in the 3/4 class this year, and almost 2 year old Grace can't wait to start school next year! Jessica runs a small business, Daily Grace Design, where she designs and makes custom tees for kids and moms!
Lindsay Sloden | Snack Calendar
Lindsay, her husband Chad, and their two sons currently live in Whitefish Bay. Their son Parker is a returning student joining Mrs. Piller's toddler class and had a fantastic first year with Mrs. Wejsknora. Preston, turning two in November will be joining WFBSNS for fall 2018 semester. She currently works from home full time in sales for West Corporation and is looking forward to another fun year with Whitefish Bay Shorewood Nursery School!
Anthony Reid | Treasurer
Anthony moved to Milwaukee from Australia with his family in 2014. They live in Whitefish Bay and have maintained a close relationship with WFBSNS since that time. Anthony is honored to be serving as the treasurer and also as "first husband" of the school. Anthony hopes that rich educational experiences like those obtained at WFBSNS will help his children appreciate the past and redefine the future.