Chair

Jennifer Loging, RDN, CD

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

Sarah Stock, RDN, LD, CLC

Sarah has been the Breastfeeding Coordinator with the Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency (NWCSA) for WIC in Douglas County since 2004.  She plays an active role in The Northland Breastfeeding Coalition working toward creating a community where breastfeeding is the norm and helping families experience breastfeeding success.  Prior to her role as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Lactation Counselor, she worked in Diabetes Education and Clinical Nutrition  at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN.  In her life outside of work, she is happiest outdoors and dabbles in many creative endeavors.

Treasurer

Mary Jo Hamman, MPH, RDN, CLS

WIC Program Supervisor, Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services

Communications Coordinator

Julie Sharar, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Gundersen Health System

Past Chair

Vacant

Local Connections 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. In this role, she works to create and support healthy nutrition and breastfeeding 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 three active little ones.

Events Committee Chair

Rachel Rademan, BSN, RNC-OB

Marshfield Medical Center

At Large Member – State WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator

Vacant

At Large Member – Physician Representative

Shaunna Lyon

At Large Member – Maternal & Child Health Representative & Worksite Committee Chair

Shawn Meyer, RN, BSN, CLC

Shawn Meyer is a Maternal Child Health Nurse Consultant for Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Program. She is the lead for the Breastfeeding National Performance Measure, working with local and tribal agencies to increase breastfeeding rates in the state. She is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and has dedicated much of her career to tribal health care. Shawn is a Certified Lactation Counselor, since 2008, primarily working with Native American families to preserve breastfeeding as a cultural tradition and to help mothers meet their breastfeeding goals. She is a member of the Native Breastfeeding Coalition of Wisconsin. She and her husband live on an organic maple syrup farm with their four daughters.

At Large Member – Community Representative

Amber France, MS, MPH, IBCLCAFrance Pic

Amber is a Project Director with Coffective. Previously, she was the Nutrition & Lactation Program Supervisor at the Wood County Health Department and worked 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 a past chair of the Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition, was a member of the National WIC Association Breastfeeding Policy Review Team, and Past Chair of the Wisconsin WIC Association.

At Large Member – Community Representative

Courtney Schwefel, LPN, IBC, CPST

Community Health Worker, Stockbridge Munsee Health and Wellness Center

At Large Member – Community Representative

Barbara Haase, PhD, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC

Assistant Professor of Nursing, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing