Board of Directors

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YWCA La Crosse Board of Directors

Jane Benzschawel  | she, her President  Community Volunteer

Ayotunde Monica Ukoshe, her Vice President  | Healthcare Consultant & Creative Director/Owner Ayo Uko LLC

Michelle Richgels  | she, herTreasurer  DBS Group

Arminda Yutuc | she, her Secretary  | Mayo Clinic Health System, LASHRM

Rachel Messmer | she, her | Past President | Mayo Clinic Health System

Nese Nasif  | she, her | University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Dana Bolwerk  | she, her Dairyland Power Cooperative

Ellen Atterbury  | she, her | Johns, Flaherty & Collins, S.C.

Sue Ernster  | she, her Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Amanda Halderson Jackson  she, her | City of Onalaska

Kathleen Pielhop | she, her | Community Volunteer

Tricia Johnsonshe, her | SAP

Liz Wallace | she, her | Western Technical College


If you’re interested in serving on YWCA La Crosse’s Board of Directors, please complete the form below and you will be contacted! We are currently seeking motivated, mission-driven individuals to join for the upcoming term beginning July 2020.

The Board of Directors meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00PM.

Board of Directors Interest Form

  • If student or unemployed, put "N/A"
  • If student or unemployed, put "N/A".
  • If not student, put "N/A"

YWCA La Crosse relies on motivated, dedicated community members to serve on working committees to help us drive forward our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting social justice for all people! If you’re interested in joining one or more of the committees listed below, please complete the interest form and you will be contacted soon!

YWCA La Crosse Committees:

Executive Committee (current Board members only)

Development Committee

Events Committee

Finance Committee

Governance Committee

Committee Interest Form