Meet the team at the YWCA Greater Green Bay. We are dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Feel free to contact via email or by calling (920) 432-5581 with the appropriate extension.
Renita Robinson, CEO | email@example.com | ext. 132
Renita is the Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA Greater Green Bay. Renita has served women, children and low-resourced individuals for over 30 years. Formerly licensed as a graduate social worker (LGSW), and 6-12th grade English and Social Studies teacher, Renita has been an advocate, educator and supporter for the homeless, victims of sexual and domestic violence and individuals marginalized through a variety of oppressions. She holds MEd and MS degrees, and has completed all course work for a doctorate in teaching and learning at the University of Minnesota Duluth. For over 20 years, Renita has developed curriculum, designed conferences and programs and conducted workshops and addressed a wide range of audiences as the owner of Teach ‘Em To Fish, LLC–a non-profit consulting business dedicated to curriculum development and training on a variety of social justice issues.
Kris Neveau, CFO/Operations Director | firstname.lastname@example.org | ext. 131
Kris joined the YWCA in March 2016 after a successful 30 year career in small business management. She is a multi-dimensional leader with extensive and progressive experience in the volatile marketing and advertising industry, demonstrating patience, adherence to a solid plan and the ability to react quickly, yet responsibly. She is an innovative strategist with significant background in small business ownership, finance, human resources and general management. Kris has her MBA from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and her bachelor’s degree in Managerial Accounting from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay.
Leslie Asare, Development Director | email@example.com | ext. 135
Leslie is a strong, caring professional with 25 years of print management experience, as well as extensive marketing, sales and operations experience. Having spent the last 18 years of her career as the publisher of Women magazine in northeastern WI, she has enjoyed building new business development partnerships through strategic communications in media and community relations.
Andrea Huggenvik, Social Justice Program Specialist | firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea joined YWCA Greater Green Bay in April 2020. Andrea brings with her a range of experience in higher education, workforce development, non-profit management, and teaching and presenting. She uses her background in psychology and neuroscience to bring developmental programming for people at any place on their anti-racism journey. As a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory, Andrea coaches individuals and groups in understanding their current relationship diversity and how to develop skills and attitudes that are richer and more inclusive. Andrea has earned bachelors degrees in psychology and political science and a masters in sustainable systems. For self care, Andrea likes to knit, consume a lot of sci-fi, and follow around a husky.
Danielle Bullock, Child Care Interim Administrator | email@example.com | ext.122
Danielle brings several years of early childhood education to her role as Interim Administrator of the YWCA Childcare. Credentialed at Level 10 on the registry, Danielle has worked in a variety of positions that inform her command of the challenges of a center. She is decisive, compassionate and hard working. Danielle started as a Childcare Coordinator with the YWCA and we are pleased to have her step up and lead us as we refine our commitment to being a play-based center steeped in the child centered learning philosophy of the Reggio Emilia approach.
Sandy Ocker, Member Services Director | firstname.lastname@example.org | ext. 142
Sandy has been greeting members and guests with a smile as Member Services Director since August 2017. A graduate of UWGB with a degree in Humanistic Studies, Sandy strengthened her customer service skills through years in the hospitality industry. She is also proud of her penchant for details, demonstrated in her work as a marketing firm proofreader.
Chrisann Walsh, Health & Wellness Director | email@example.com | ext. 121
Chrisann has a drive and passion to teach and spread her love of fitness and wellness to everyone she meets. A Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Yoga Instructor for many years, Chrisann enjoys most any activity including motorcycling, bicycling, running, walking, hiking and cross country skiing. A life lived outdoors is good! A native of Montana, married 33 years to Mike Walsh and a 13 year old furbaby, Charlie…life is always interesting and fun. Chrisann has worked in a hospital environment, worked with students and clients of all ages and degrees of fitness, including injuries, worked in multiple gyms, owned her own yoga and fitness studio and now is the Health and Wellness Director at the awesome YWCA Greater Green Bay.
Suzanne Wittman, Women’s Empowerment Center Director | firstname.lastname@example.org | ext. 167
Suzanne has worked for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Her passion for diversity, equity and inclusion has led her to work closely with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the Fox Cities, Green Bay, Madison and Milwaukee. She has a BS in Retail Merchandising and Management with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. Her background includes marketing, graphic design, community outreach and business development. She is a former Learn to Skate and figure skating coach for the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA), a mom to three kids and helps her husband flip houses on the side.
Jasmine Gordon, WEC Coordinator | email@example.com | ext. 141
Jasmine has enjoyed her role as the Women’s Empowerment Center Coordinator at the YWCA Greater Green Bay as she is passionate about serving and empowering women from all walks of life. Her favorite part about working at the YWCA has been interacting with members, shoppers, volunteers and working alongside the YWCA’s awesome staff. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, binging Netflix shows and traveling.
Teri DeGrand, Aquatics Director | firstname.lastname@example.org | ext. 146
There is no shortage of testimonials for Teri, the Aquatics Director at the YWCA Greater Green Bay since 1990. Scores of swimmers and parents laud Teri for going above and beyond to not only help them in the water but help them become better people. The Milwaukee native has scored a number of noteworthy accomplishments – from coaching numerous swimmers who continued their career at the collegiate level to coaching teams to conferences and section titles. Teri’s words to live by are simple – “If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.”
Joe Tappa, Maintenance Coordinator | email@example.com | ext. 140
“Joe Pool,” as we affectionately like to call him, has been keeping the building mechanicals and pools operating smoothly and efficiently since 2018. His knowledge of plumbing, construction and overall building maintenance has been invaluable to the YW. If there is something Joe doesn’t know how to do, he will very quickly figure it out! Previously to the YW, Joe worked in the auto glass and plumbing industries as well as property maintenance.
Karen Schwartz, Member Services Representative | firstname.lastname@example.org | ext. 0
Karen has been with the YWCA since November of 2017. She has the opening shift Monday thru Friday. She thoroughly enjoys the enthusiasm of the small but dedicated morning crew.