Officers

Officers

Chair

Jennifer Loging, RDN, CD

jloging@lacrossecounty.org

Jenni is a Registered and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is employed as the WIC & Nutrition Manager of the La Crosse County Health Department and has been in this role since 2013. Jenni has worked as a dietitian and breastfeeding educator in WIC since 1999. Jenni served as the Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition Chairperson from 2010–2014 and previously served as the Chairperson of both the Vernon County Breastfeeding Coalition and the Wisconsin WIC Association (WWA). Jenni remains active with the WWA Board. On a personal note, Jenni and her husband have two children, Gavin and Brynn. In her free time, Jenni loves to be outdoors, hiking, mountain biking, snowmobiling, swimming, and camping. She is also a reading and yoga enthusiast!

Vice Chair

Allie Isaacson, RN, BSN, BS, CLC

allie.isaacson@ho-chunk.comAllie Isaacson

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 two spirited little girls, Eleanor and Louisa. 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.

Treasurer

Kristen Silverman, RD, CD, CLS

kristen.silverman@sschc.org

Secretary

Lindsey Brost, RD, CD, CLC

lbrost@ruskcountywi.us

Lindsey has worked for Rusk County as the WIC Director since August 2015. She serves a small, rural population as the registered dietitian and certified lactation counselor. Lindsey is also an active member of the Wisconsin WIC Association. She received her Bachelor’s degree in dietetics from UW-Stout in 2012. Her true passion is working with families to reach their highest potential in well-being. Lindsey stays busy with her dog, Shandy. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, running, traveling and participating in all that Wisconsin has to offer.

Communications and Outreach Committee Chair

Kelli Stader, MPH, RD, CLS

Kelli.Stader@wisconsin.govstader2

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 two active little ones, Cameron and Hayden.

Guidance and Resources Committee Chair

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Summit Planning Coordinator

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Past Chair

Amber France, MS, MPH, IBCLCAFrance Pic

afrance@co.wood.wi.us

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

jennifer.ortner@wisconsin.gov

At Large Member – Maternal & Child Health Representative

Shawn Meyer, RN, BSN, CLC

shawn.meyer@wisconsin.gov

At Large Member – Physician Representative

Stephanie Slock, MD, IBCLC   Slock photo

stephanie.slock@aurora.org

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.