Phone: (262) 424-9721

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Steve Dankert, Board President

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Level:  2 (Click HERE to learn more) 

Appointed:  September 10, 2018

First Year of Service on Board (elected):  2019 

Term Expires: 2025

Steve and his wife Susan have been residents of Pewaukee for nearly twenty years and are proud parents of (soon to be) two graduates from Pewaukee School District (Cassidy ’16 and Sydney ’18).  Prior to being appointed to the Board in 2018, Steve had been a very active community voice participating in multiple strategic and facility planning discussions, board meetings, hiring committees, and school events.

Steve is employed at GE Healthcare where he works in the Commercial Operations organization leading teams focused on enabling the business to deliver exceptional customer service to the healthcare marketplace.  He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Steve is an energetic and active individual who loves the outdoors as a passionate cyclist, runner, stand up paddleboarder, and aspiring cross country skier.  Steve and Susan share a passion for learning and travel.

Phone: 262-695-2451

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Stacey Newcomer, Board Vice President

Appointed:  June 22, 2020

First Year of Service on Board (elected): 2021

Term Expires: 2024

Stacey is a 16-year resident of Pewaukee.  She received a degree in Accounting from Marquette University and worked in public accounting before becoming a stay at home mom and busy volunteer.  Stacey served as treasurer of the PTO and the Booster Club, as well as president of the Booster Club.  She enjoys volunteering in the district as a math mentor and at her Bible study as a children’s leader.  Stacey is also serving as treasurer of OCD Wisconsin, an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation.  Over the years, she has been involved in the District’s strategic planning process as well as various search committees.  Stacey looks forward to serving in a new way as a member of the School Board.

Stacey and her husband Mark have watched two of their children graduate from Pewaukee School District (Adam ’18, Emily ’20) and their youngest (Sarah ’22) is currently enrolled at Pewaukee High School.  You can find Stacey and Mark in the bleachers of the girls’ basketball games cheering for Sarah and her Pirate teammates.

Stacey and Mark enjoy spending time with friends and family, traveling and going up to their cottage “up north.” 

Phone: 262-544-0391

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Brian Kammers, Board Treasurer

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Level:  5 (Click HERE to learn more) 

First Year of Service on Board:  1996

Term Expires:  2023

Brian Kammers is a Regional Sales Manager for Desert Aire, a manufacturer of commercial and industrial dehumidification equipment located in Germantown, WI. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from UW–Milwaukee and an MBA from the Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University. A Professional Engineer license in Wisconsin, Brian has over 30 years of experience in the HVAC industry.

Brian is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and has participated on various technical committees. He is also a member of the National and Wisconsin Societies of Professional Engineers. He has authored a number of articles for trade publications and presented on different topics at industry meetings.

When his three children were young, Brian coached a number of sports including soccer, baseball, and softball. He was a co-founder of the Pewaukee Youth Football Association.

Brian has served on the Pewaukee Board of Education since 1996 holding positions as President, Treasurer, and Vice President.  He is currently Treasurer.

With Susan, his wife of 33 years, he has three grown children. All graduated from Pewaukee High School and each have earned Masters Degrees. Brian enjoys all manner of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, bird watching, camping, and snowshoeing.

 

Phone: 262-257-3808

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Larry Dux, Board Clerk

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Level:  5 (Click HERE to learn more) 

First Year of Service on Board: 2002

Term Expires:  2023

Larry Dux is currently the Director of Patient Care Informatics and Process Improvement at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Community Hospital Division. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and a Diplomat of the Society for Health Systems, a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality, and a Fellow/CPHIMS member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. He has extensive experience in teaching and applying process improvement tools and techniques. He has served as a Wisconsin Forward Award (WFA) Examiner since 2004 and has participated in nine WFA site visits. He was a member of the team which wrote and edited the WFA application for Community Memorial Hospital in 2006. Larry has served on the Pewaukee School District Board of Education for over 15 years and is very proud that the District received the Wisconsin Governor’s Forward Award of Excellence in 2010 and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2013.

 

Phone: 262-424-4552

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Jeanne Witthun, Board Member

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Level:  (Click HERE to learn more) 

First Year of Service on Board: 2012

Term Expires:  2024

Jeanne Witthun is a lifelong member of the community who has been on the Pewaukee Board of Education since 2012. Before that she was employed as an educator in the District for 27 years. She has been part of the strategic planning process for over 15 years. She received her Bachelors in Education from UW-Milwaukee and her Master in Education from UW-Whitewater.   It is her desire to help children achieve their best that keeps her involved in the District.

Jeanne and her husband Dennis, have three children who graduated from Pewaukee and three grandchildren currently enrolled at Pewaukee. She has been actively involved in their education and other activities, including Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and sports.

 

Phone: 262-366-3262

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Bren Sawall, Board Member

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Level: 0  (Click HERE to learn more) 

First Year of Service on Board: 2022

Term Expires:  2025

Bren is a 17-year resident of Pewaukee. She received a degree in Nursing from Riverland Community College in Minnesota in 1994. After working as a nurse she moved into a Management role and assumed the position of Regional Nurse/Clinical Manager overseeing the building, hiring, and operations of clinics throughout several states.

She furthered her education in 2013 when she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Ottawa University. After that, she moved into the role of Director of Operations for Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative. Bren and her husband are also real estate investors and own multi-family properties in SE Wisconsin.

Volunteering at Horizon School and other opportunities as they arise are part of her commitment to our district’s children. She has two grandchildren in the PSD, Hailey in 7th and Jay in 10th.

Bren sings and has been on the Music Ministry Team @ Springcreek Church for the past 17 years. She also plays piano, loves the arts, and enjoys attending concerts and theater. She and her husband love outdoor activities, including kayaking, boating, skiing, Pickle Ball and hiking.



Phone: 714-376-4362

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Jane Flammang, Board Member

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Level:  0 (Click HERE to learn more) 

First Year of Service on Board: 2022

Term Expires: 2024

 

Jane and her husband, Aaron, moved to Pewaukee in 2015.  While originally from Iowa, she and her husband had the opportunity to live in various states including California, Maryland, North Carolina, and Minnesota.  They’ve lived in Germany and that, too, was a wonderful experience.  She’s had the pleasure of meeting a variety of people and experienced a broad variety of cultures.

She is an accountant with Fredricks CPA in Waukesha.  She has a B.S degree in Allied Health and MBA from Iowa State University.  While her interest is the financial sector, she began her career in health care (imaging) and has held a variety of roles including education, policy and process improvement.

She has enjoyed her involvement as a volunteer in the Pewaukee Schools which included field trip chaperone, library assistance, classroom helper, Math Mentor and Makerspace.  Additionally, she helps with the PSU Soccer club and her daughter’s dance program.  Her daughter, Lana (’29), is a student in the district.   Outside of these commitments, Jane enjoys jogging, playing tennis, sewing, gardening, and spending every moment possible with her family.