UPAF Notable Women

UPAF Notable Women, sponsored by BMO Harris, is an affinity program designed to help fulfill the critical need for arts education to support our next generation in reaching its full potential. Members are committed to ensuring that all of our region’s children have access to high quality arts education.

Women may join by making a new or increased donation of $1,000 to UPAF.  

Men may also show their support by contributing on behalf of a notable woman in their lives.

Over the past several years, arts education resources in the classroom have seen a dramatic decline throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. For example, there are about 80 art and music specialists for the nearly 80,000 students in Milwaukee Public Schools. Yet studies like the one conducted by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation have proven that arts education significantly improves a child’s emotional intelligence. Arts programming also increases confidence, academic performance, innovative and critical thinking, and discipline, particularly for at-risk students. The founders of UPAF Notable Women engage members to ensure high-quality arts education programs continue to be available through UPAF Member Groups.

UPAF Notable Women is generously sponsored by

 

 

 

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The Impact of Your Gift

Dollars raised through UPAF Notable Women are awarded through an annual Arts Education Grant Program that distributes funding to UPAF Member Groups for specific arts education projects. This grant program enables UPAF to report back to UPAF Notable Women members on the impact of their contribution.

 

 

 

As a UPAF Notable Women Member, you will receive:

•Opportunities to visit UPAF Member Groups to see your support in action

•Access to speakers on the state of arts education and invitations to other exclusive events

•Complimentary tickets to UPAF Member Group performances

•Annual update on the quantifiable impact of your dollars

•Quarterly e-newsletter

BMO Harris will match any new UPAF Notable Women gift (up to $30,000).


To learn more about UPAF Notable Women,

contact Christine Culvervice president of development and member relations, at 414-239-6282.


 

UPAF’s Notable Women for the 2017 campaign are:

Patricia Ackerman
Gina Alberts Peter
Maria Alegria
Deborah Altshul-Stark
Nicole Angresano
ANONYMOUS (4)
Laura Arnow
Amy Arzbaecher
Kristin Arzbaecher
Megan Arzbaecher
Patsy Aster
Deborah Attanasio
Tami Baak
Judith Bamberger
Leslie Barbi
Jane Barr Mowad
Ann Barrett
Nora Barry
Rebekah Barsch
Mary K. Baum
Donna Baumgartner
Priscilla Beadell
Denise Beaulier
Katherine Behring
Susan Bellehumeur
Donna Bembenek
Cheryl Berry
Heidi Bertler
Kathe Biersach
Joanne Bischmann
Melissa Blinderman
Danielle Bly
Lisa Bolger
Leona Boldt
Melanie Booth
Sandy Botcher
Michelle Bowen
Patti Brash McKeithan
Mary Kay Braza
Laura Brewer
Kristine Brown
Joan Bruce
Karin Buckholdt
Kristin Buhl Sheehan
Kathie Buono
Murph Burke
Wendy Burke
Therese Burkhart
Julia Burns
Kelly Calvelli
Roberta Caraway
Rhonda Cardella
Cheryl Carron
Tracey Carson
Diane Cepukenas
Tina Chang
Valerie Cherchian
Susan Chevalier
Karen E. Christianson
Betsy Corry
Barb Couture
Beverly Crawford
Catrina Criscimagna
Amy Croen
Monique Crosby
Christine Culver
Isabel Culver
McKenna Culver
Sue S. Culver
Theresa Dalton
Sarah Damsgaard
Alberta Darling
Sue Darrow
Jane Dauffenbach
Sallie Davis
Meg Dean
Sharon deGuzman
Coreen Dicus-Johnson
Lori Didier
Bev Dillon
Sandy Dionisopoulos
Andrea Dorgan
Mary Dowell
Barri Drury
Eileen Dubner
Caroline Dumont
Jane Durment
Linda Edelstein
Sue Ela
Rachel English
Desiree Erickson Beightol
Jacqueline Ertl
Caryn B. Esten
Katie Falk
Katherine Falvey
Colleen Fitzgerald
Moira Fitzgerald
Elizabeth Fitzsimmonds
Mary Kay Fleming
Jennifer Florsheim
Sue Frautschi
Kathy Friend
Molly Fritz
Barbara Fuldner
Cara Fuller
Beth Furumo
Carla Gallas
Nan Gardetto
Janet Gebhardt
Katherine Gehl
Sandy Gerlach Haack
Catherine Girard Worden
Lois Grace Golde
Kimberley Goode
Amy Goller
Linda Gorens-Levey
Beth Gottsacker
Katherine Grebe
Sharon Green
Claire Greene
Carol Greif Schuele
Denise Grogan
Penny Gutekunst
Karen Guy
Shari Guziak
Claire Hackmann
Erin Margaret Hahn
Leeann Hall
Jacqueline Hallberg
Lisa Handler
Cheryl Harvey
Katie Heil
Renee Herzing
Susan Hickey
Lashonda Hill
Sue Hitler
Kerrie Hoffman
Betsy Hoke
Marguerite Horne
Melissa Horne
Betsy Hoylman
Peg Humphrey
Bonnie Jacob
Cathy Jacobson
Ann Janikowsky
Sarah Jansen
Lynn Johnson
Renee Johnson
Sarah Jorgensen
Susie Kasten
Madeleine Kelly Lubar
Mary Kellner
Linda Kent
Beatrice Kershner Blank*
Jane Kim
Barbara Klein
Mary Kramer
Roz Krause
Susan Kreh
Caroline V. Krider
Joyce Kuehl
Kristie Kurtenbach
Mary Ann LaBahn
Cynthia LaConte
Trish Lane
Annabelle Lantz
Megan Lantz
Nancy Laskin
Mary Jo Layden
Justine Leonard
Colleen Lese
Brenda Levatich
Laura Leverett
Camilla Levin
Elizabeth Levins
Phoebe Lewis
Mary Liebsch
Laura Lindner
Jennifer Lininger
Gail Lione
Lola Loepfe
Helen Loewi
Joan Lubar
Susan Lubar-Solvang
C.T. Lucas
Kim Lueck
Stephanie Lyons
Diana L. Maas
Elaine Mainman
Eileen Mandel
Carol Manegold
Sally Manegold
Dawne Manista
Janice Marcus
Jan Martin
Susan Martin
Jennifer Mattes
Catherine Mattke
Mary McAndrews
Ann McCormick
Christine McDermott
Deborah McKeithan-Gebhardt
Anne Metcalfe
Peg McKee Uihlein
Julie Meeusen
Maribeth Meeusen
Shannon Meeusen
Elizabeth Meyer
Mary Jo Mueller
Jillian Murphy
Abigail Nash
Donna Nesler
Sierra Nimtz
Jane Nosbusch
Kathy Nusslock
Rhonda Oberland
Marie O’Brien
Kristin O’Connell*
Lindsay Olson
Amy O’Mara
Sara Parise
Phoebe Parsons*
Debbie Patel
Lois Pauls
Mary Pauly Lacy
Lisa Pendergast
Ann Pierson
Kristin Piotrowski
Ildy Poliner
Colleen Polston
Rebecca Porter
Mary Ellen Powers
Sylvia Prising
Patricia L. Purcell
Margaret Raasch
Susan Ragatz
Julie Ragland
Ann Raisler
Adonica Randall
Denise Rasche
Maggie Raymond
Mary Read
Bobbi Reiman
Roberta L. Remstad
Nicole Renouard
Doralyn Retzlaff
Jennifer Richards
Casey Ripp
Sarah Rock
Bethany Rodenhuis
Maria Rodriguez
Shelagh Roell
Tammy Roou
Cathy Roth
Brooke Sanders
Julia Sanders
Kathleen Sawin
Rosalie Schaefer
Kim Schlifske
Holly Schlossmann
Amy Schmidt Jones
Heidi Schneider
Elaine Schreiber
Barbara Schroeder*
Sara Schwister
Kristen Severson
Joan M. Shafer
Lorraine F. Shafer
Helen Shiely
Thelma Sias
Jean Simbro
Michelle Sirinek
Nancy Slovik Carter
Mary Beth Smith
Sarah Sobeck
Nita Soref
Rose Spang
Christine Speaker
Lynn Sprangers
Mary Ellen Stanek
Susan Steif
Linda Steiner
Jody Steren
Deanna Stever
Maggie Stoeffel
Kim Stoll
Cynthia Stoll
Mary Straka
Anne Y. Stratton
Brenda Stugelmeyer
Marie Suesse
Makela Taphorn
Julia Taylor
Francesca Tenuta
Laura Thurow
Deanna Tillisch
Marcia Tillisch*
Peggy N. Troy
Danielle Turer
Ann Tylenda
Karen Van Drisse
Wendy Van Vugt
Vicki Wachniak
Anne Wamser
Audrey Warner
Susan Weistrop
Christine Williams
Madonna Williams
Stacy Williams
Kamilah Williams-Kemp
Peggy Williams-Smith
Kate Wilson
Kelly Wilson
Margaret Wittkowske
Maureen Woyci
Sandy Wysocki
Linda Yeager
Lisa Yewer
Cynthia Yomantas
Catherine Young
Shannon Young
JoAnn Youngman
Sally Zale
Mary Pat Zarcone
Caitlin Ziegler
Carlene Ziegler
Sharon Ziegler

 

 

 

 

 

 

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