Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation

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Why We Exist and What We Do

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation provides private fundraising support for the Museum. Since 1992 the Foundation has assisted the museum staff with preserving of our veterans' stories through the development of exhibits, presentation public programs, acquisition of historic objects, and engagement in activities to advance the Museum's mission. The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c)3 tax-exempt charitable corporation chartered by the State of Wisconsin for the sole purpose of assisting the Museum in raising funds.

Foundation Board of Directors and Staff

Dan Checki, President
Joane Mathews, Vice President
William Hustad, Secretary
Dave Heiliger, Treasurer

At-Large Directors
Alejandro Arango-Escalante
Dan Greene
Timothy La Sage
Paul McEvilly
Nathaniel Millsap
Connie Walker


Emeritus Directors
John W. Coe
John W. Hall
Lewis B. Harned
Alan G. Hembel
Dan Heiliger
Tom Huismann
Mary Kolar
Frederick G. McCormick
Liz Orella
Bob Simmons
Dennis Wagner

WVM Foundation Staff
Jennifer Carlson, Executive Director

Molly Snow, Membership & Events Director

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