Staff & Board

WIHA Officers:

Debbie Paavola
, Director - Waushara County Department on Aging Services

Christine Klotz,
Program Director - Health Foundation, NY

Secretary/Interim Treasurer:
Harvey Padek, Consultant - Health Care Partnerships


WIHA Board:

Jonette Arms, Milwaukee County Department on Aging – Area Agency on Aging

Gina Green-Harris, MBADirector of Milwaukee Office Outreach, Programs & Services - Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute

Margie Hackbarth, Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Linda Hale, RN, BSN, EMT, Section Chief- Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, Bureau of Community Health Promotion, Family Health Section

LaVerne Jaros, Executive Director - Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Kenosha County

Mark Kaufman, MAK Consulting, LLC

Bob Kellerman, Executive Director - Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc. (GWAAR)

Jane Mahoney, MD – UW School of Medicine

Cynthia Ofstead, Director - Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Office on Aging

Rebecca Turpin, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Marsha Vollbrecht, Director, Senior Services - Aurora Health Care 

WIHA Team:

Betsy Abramson, JD - Executive Director

Jane Mahoney, MD - Chief Medical Officer

Karen Beck - Executive Assistant

Michelle Comeau - Director of Leader Development

Brenna Hopkins - Project Specialist

Kristin Jeffries - Director of Business Development 

Kris Krasnowski- Director of Communications & Community Relations

Shannon Myers - Special Projects Assistant

Morgan Walsh - Administrative Assistant