Who We Are
Kim started with the Center as a volunteer in 2009 with her son Jared, as a baby bird feeder and continued as an Animal Care volunteer. Kim was elected to the board of directors in 2013 as Secretary. Between November 2015 and August 2019 she was the Board President and acting Executive Director. Since September 2019 Kim has served in the role as Executive Director. Kim has 24 years of fundraising experience with non-profits in Waukesha County.
Director of Operations & Wildlife Rehabilitator
Lisa started with the Center as a volunteer in 1994 and became a staff member shortly after that. She holds her Advanced Wisconsin Wildlife Rehabilitation License and specializes in the rehabilitation and care of rodents, with her particular favorite being woodchucks.
Marketing and Administrative Manager
Deb joined the WINC team in November 2018 as Marketing & Administrative Assistant. She has 25 plus years of marketing experience to share with us. Her nonprofit involvement has included working with The Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee, Wreaths Across America for our Veteran’s and Girl Scouts of SE Wisconsin. Deb enjoys nature walks, nature photography and bird watching. She loves seeing the bird and squirrel activity right outside her office window.
If you have questions about membership or fundraising events, email Email Debbie
Erin joined the WINC team as a part-time Wildlife Educator in January 2020 and was promoted to a full-time Education Coordinator in September 2020. She graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Biology and Animal Ecology, then began working as an avian technician at the Raptor Education Group. She worked in the rehabilitation department, but soon discovered her passion was in education. She has since worked as a seasonal naturalist, an AmeriCorps environmental educator, and a tour guide before joining the WINC team.
Education Assistant and Scheduler
Rylann joined the Wildlife In Need Center in January of 2020 as the Education Assistant & Scheduler. In 2019, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison with a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and a certificate in Environmental Studies. Rylann has worked as a wildlife caretaker, environmental educator and a bird bander since graduating. You may contact Rylann with any questions regarding educational programs or WINC events.
Board of Directors
Thomas Demers, President
Tom Roberts, MD retired, Executive Committee
Lou Banach, Treasurer
Holly Schlenvogt, Past President, Executive Committee
Dean Pipito, Executive Committee
Mike Guzniczak, Executive Committee
Shane Roeber, JD
Sara Ellenberger, DVM
Gottlieb John Marmet, JD
John Rupke, JD
Harry Muir, Phd
The Wildlife In Need Center is licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Department of Agriculture. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.