Executive Board

Wisconsin Education Fairs, Inc. operates with an Executive Director and a Executive Board. It is considered important to receive input from as many concerned professional organizations as possible. While the executive director is responsible for administrative operations, input is received annually from organizations through the individual Executive Board members. The Executive Board members are as follows:

Main Contact

Megan Liptow
Executive Director

Wisconsin Education Fairs, Inc.

Mailing Address:

ATTN:  Megan Liptow
Marian University
45 S. National Ave
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

Email address:


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Board Officers

President – Jennifer Machacek
Vice President – Kari Gribble
Treasurer – Shannon LaLuzerne
Secretary – Jackie Briggs

Board Members
Past Executive Director
Jennifer Machacek
Vice President for Enrollment
Ripon College
300 W. Seward St
Ripon, WI 54971    
Phone: 920-748-8185
e-mail: machacekj@ripon.edu
Member at Large
Laura Blaska
Honors College Associate Director
PO BOX 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: 414-229-5909
e-mail: blaska@uwm.edu

UW System Representative
Jackie Briggs
Director of Admissions
UW Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790
Phone: 262-472-1512
email: briggsj@uww.edu

Wisconsin Technical Schools Representative
Desmar McDuffie
Academic Advisor
Gateway Technical College
3520 30th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: 414-507-8597
email: ddmcduffie@gmail.com
Site Coordinator Representative
Eric Wagner
Assoc. Director of Admissions & Social Media
St. Norbert College
100 Grant Street
De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: 920-403-3974
Email: eric.wagner@snc.edu

WSCA Representative
Deb Hansen

Lakeland Union High School 

Phone: 715-356-5252 ext. 3569

email: hansen@lakelandunion.org 

WACAC Representative
Shannon LaLuzerne
Dean of Admissions
Marian University
45 S. National Ave
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Phone: 920-923-7661
e-mail: SLaLuzerne@marianuniversity.edu
WASFAA Representative
Kari Gribble
 Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711-1997
Phone: 608-663-2305
e-mail: kgribble@edgewood.edu
WACRAO Representative
Heidi Tuescher-Gille
Director of Admissions
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: 608-342-1125
e-mail: tuescheh@uwplatt.edu
High School Counselor Representative
Bob Gates
School Counselor
Cuba City High School
101 N. School Street
Cuba City, WI 53807
Phone: 608-744-8888
e-mail: bob.gates@cubacity.k12.wi.us
Military Representative
Tim Panzer
CAES Regional Leader – South Central Region
WI Dept. of Natural Resources
3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, WI 53711
Phone: 608-275-3219
e-mail: tjpanzer@gmail.com

Out of State Representative
Steve Baker
College of Liberal Arts Recruitment Coordinator
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Phone: 612-624-5291
email: baker571@umn.edu 

WAICU Representative