Jennifer Loging, RD, CD, CLC
Jenni Loging is a Registered and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist and a Certified Lactation Counselor. She is the WIC & Nutrition Manager of the La Crosse County Health Department. Jenni served as the La Crosse Area Breastfeeding Coalition (now Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition) Chairperson from July 2010 – January 2014. On a personal note, Jenni and her husband have two children, a son age 7 years, and a 3 year old daughter. She breastfed her son for 3 months, unwillingly stopping due to medical reasons; her daughter, has made up for “lost” breastfeeding time, by continuing to nurse well into her 3rd year! She reports it all goes to prove how a woman’s body really does adjust, based on a baby’s or toddler’s needs.
Allie Isaacson, RN, BSN, BS, CLC
Allie has worked for the Ho-Chunk Nation as a Maternal Child Health Nurse and Certified Lactation Counselor since 2012. Allie works closely with Native families during the prenatal and postpartum periods and beyond, to help improve health outcomes and provide support to breastfeeding mothers to help them reach their breastfeeding goals. Allie has served as the Co-Chair of the Ho-Chunk Nation Breastfeeding Coalition since 2014 and has dedicated much time to improving worksite lactation standards for the Ho-Chunk Nation. She received her Bachelor’s in Nursing in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She also has a degree in Microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Allie and her husband are the proud parents of one spirited little girl, Eleanor, and are expecting their second child in May. In her spare time, Allie enjoys spending time with her family, including their yellow lab, Bucky, hiking at Devil’s Lake, and cheering on the Badgers.
Rosamaria Martinez, MBA, RD, CBC
Rosamaria currently serves as WIC Director for Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, overseeing 20 employees. This agency serves diverse communities, such as Latino, African American, Hmong, and an increasing Burmese population. Rosamaria is a board member of the Wisconsin WIC Association and serves as Chair of the Finance Committee. She is a Registered Dietitian and has a Masters degree in Business Administration. She and her husband have 2 great kids, 14 year old daughter, Xitlali, and 10 year old son, Alejandro. She cannot miss including furry 3 year old Shih Ttzu and Poodle mix, Luna. Rosamaria loves going for walks and having Nerf gun “battles” with her kids.
Communications and Outreach Committee Chair
Kelli Stader, MPH, RD, CLS
Kelli is the Nutrition Coordinator in the Chronic Disease Prevention Unit at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. She also serves as the State Fruit and Vegetable Coordinator. In these roles, she works to create and support healthy nutrition environments in a variety of settings, including early care and education, schools, worksites, healthcare, and communities. She focuses on policy, systems, and environmental changes that support healthy eating, breastfeeding, and equitable food access in order to prevent obesity and chronic diseases. She and her husband are the proud parents of an active little boy, Cameron.
Guidance and Resources Committee Chair
Andrea is a Registered and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist, and a Certified Lactation Specialist. Currently, she works as Clinical Nutrition Supervisor at Aspirus Riverview Hospital. She grew up in Central Wisconsin and received her Bachelor’s degree in dietetics from UW-Stevens Point. She received her M.S. degree in Applied Nutrition, with an emphasis in obesity prevention and eating disorders, from Northeastern University. She and her husband have two beautiful children, Nathan who is 5 and Isabella who is 1, and of course their 4-legged baby, Sadie, who is a beagle mutt. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys exercising, creating new recipes in the kitchen, and reading a good book.
Summit Planning Coordinator
Amber is the Nutrition & Lactation Program Supervisor at the Wood County Health Department and has been working with the Health Department and WIC for almost 10 years. She has a B.S. in dietetics from UW-Stevens Point, an M.S. degree in nutrition education from Rosalind Franklin University, an MPH degree from Concordia University, and has completed the NWA Leadership Academy. She is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Amber is involved in numerous coalitions and workgroups locally and state-wide. She is the co-chair of the Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition, a member of the National WIC Association Breastfeeding Policy Review Team, and Past Chair of the Wisconsin WIC Association.
At Large Member – State WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator
Jen Ortner, MS, RD, CD, CLC
At Large Member – Maternal & Child Health Representative
At Large Member – Physician Representative
Dr. Stephanie Slock is a pediatrician and breastfeeding medicine specialist with Lakeshore Medical Clinic in St. Francis, WI. She earned her B.S. from UW Madison and her M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin, completing her Pediatric training at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She is an active member of the AAP and ABM. She enjoys golfing, being outdoors, and reading. While she has spent many years as a pediatrician giving families guidance and support in raising their children, she is excited to finally have a family of her own. She loves spending time with her husband and their young son.