top of page

Meet the Team

Joe is a practicing attorney in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated from Cornell Law School in 1990 and is a partner with the law firm of Stroud, Willink & Howard. 

Liza Lightfoot

Founder & Chairperson

Liza is the CEO of Avant Gardening and Landscaping Inc. She is the current Chairperson of Kidlinks responsible for networking and fundraising.

Joe Bartol

Secretary, Board Member

Dawn runs a commercial real estate development and management company and has a strong background in accounting and business management. 

Dawn Casper

Treasurer, Board Member

Wilson is a professor of Public Health who holds holds a PhD in Development from UW-Madison and a Master's in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe.

Wilson Majee

Board Member

Valerie Stull

Board Member

Valerie is a post-doctoral researcher in global health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has worked on agriculture and health projects across sub-Saharan Africa.

Christina Eddington

Board Member

Christina is a professional English language instructor with experience working in diverse environments, including higher education and private language schools. 

bottom of page