Rhinelander Partners in Education is an all volunteer, non-profit organization comprised of area business, education and community leaders.
Our Mission: To create a business, education and community partnership that engages students in enriched learning opportunities so all students are successful with 21st century skills.
Board members meet the third Friday of each month beginning at 8:15 am at various locations. Please contact us for location.
2023-2024 Officers and Executive Committee
President - Amy Vanney - Nicolet National Bank
Vice-President - Tracy Ridderbusch, Klinner Insurance
Treasurer - Sidney Ring - Park City Credit Union
Secretary - Leah Van Zile - Wisconsin Public Service
2023-2024 Board of Directors
Lexi Allen, School District of Rhinelander
Lara Barbour, Ascension
Eric Burke, School District of Rhinelander
Mike Cheslock, School District of Rhinelander
Abbie Cline, YMCA of the Northwoods
Lloyd Gauthier, Rhinelander Police Department
Sarah Gruber, Nicolet College
Jenny Mork, CrossTrac
Lauren Sackett, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce
Danielle Stachewicz, Associated Bank
Partnership & Marketing Committee
Focus efforts to develop new partnerships and collaborate with current partners. Oversees PIE website and communications to promote awareness and grow PIE.
Chair: Mike Cheslock - School District of Rhinelander
Committee Members: Ben Meyer, Erika Warning, Jessie Dick, Lauren Sackett, Sarah Gruber, Shane Sparks
Teacher Appreciation Committee
Recognizes the efforts of teachers.
Chair: Amy Vanney - Nicolet National Bank
Committee Members: Ryan Ourada, Sarah Gruber
Coordinates the wide variety of PIE events and develops new opportunities for students.
Chair: Lara Barbour - Ascension Wisconsin
Committee Members: Amy Vanney, Jenny Mork, Leah Van Zile, Lloyd Gauthier, Mike Cheslock, Sarah Gruber, Sidney Ring, Tracy Ridderbusch, Danielle Stachewicz, Abbie Cline
Career Connections Committee
Chair: Alexis Allen - School District of Rhinelander
Committee Members: Amy Vanney, Eric Burke, Leah Van Zile
Golden Apple Committee
Chairs: Amy Vanney - Nicolet National Bank and Lauren Sackett - Rhinelander Chamber
Committee Members: Kate Ferral, Renee Tenderholt, Sarah Gruber