Brenda Lobdell Scheider

Executive Director

Brenda joined the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation in 2014 as the Director of Development.  She has directed communications, marketing and development programs for state and national non-profits for more than 25 years.  A graduate of the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture communications, Brenda has a broad agriculture background as well as work experience with health-related and youth-serving organizations.  When not working to develop partnerships for the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation, Brenda is an active volunteer serving on national youth development committees of two organizations.  With her husband Tim, she has a small flock of purebred Oxford and Dorper sheep and has sold breeding stock throughout the U.S. and into Canada.

Joanne Wolan

Development Specialist

Joanne joined the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation in November of 2015. She first found her way to Wisconsin in 1993 to finish her Master’s degree. She has taught writing and literature and English as a second language. Most of her free time is gladly spent hanging out with her dog, Twinkle Wiggle Bottoms.


Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation, Inc.
The Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-1597

Contributions to the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation

Contributions to the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation are used to assist the organization in their mission to provide resources to the Wisconsin 4‑H program.

Contributions are made with the understanding that the Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation has complete control and administration over the use of the donated funds.

The Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Federal tax identification number is 39-0914868.

Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation Statement of Nondiscrimination

The Wisconsin 4‑H Foundation is committed to, and morally bound to, a policy of nondiscrimination in regard to race, veteran status, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, gender, or sexual orientation as applicable to persons served by it, to staff employment, and to membership on its governing board.

As an organization and as individuals, we take the opportunity to learn and benefit from the divergent perspectives, backgrounds, and abilities each individual brings to the pursuit of our common mission.