Please get involved in our WBC Committees! 

Standing – Local Connections Committee 

  • Maintain local coalition directory and map
  • Develop mechanism for easy sharing and discussion between locals
  • Facilitate connections between similar communities (e.g., size, geography, rural/urban, capacity, history, interests)
  • Support communities interested in starting a coalition

Contact: Kelli Stader 

Standing – Event Committee 

  • Annual Summit
    • Plan agenda and identify speakers (with input from Executive Committee)
    • Manage facility logistics
    • Registration
  • Local Coalition Awards Program (frequency/structure TBD)
  • Seek sponsors or other funding sources
  • Other events as needed

Contact: Rachel Rademan

Standing – Worksite Committee 

  • Review existing activities and resources being used around the state for worksite lactation support (by LHDs, tribes, coalitions, and others)
  • Gather input from local communities on needs/interests for better statewide support
  • Determine how to best enhance statewide efforts and develop appropriate strategies (e.g., Wisconsin toolkit, state recognition program, media campaign)
  • Outreach to potential partners and other organizations with similar interests to develop relationships and explore collaborative opportunities
  • Collaborate with State MCH Program to recruit more local health departments and tribal agencies to choose worksite breastfeeding support as their MCH objective and offer support/technical assistance as needed

Contact: Shawn Meyer

Other committees for consideration (with sufficient leadership, interest, and capacity)

  • Standing – Advocacy Committee
  • Standing – Outreach Committee