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 flock of purebred Dorper sheep and has sold breeding stock throughout the U.S. and into Canada.

Joanne Wolan

Development Coordinator

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 university-level literature and writing and English as a second language. Most of her free time is gladly spent hanging out with her dog, Twinkle Wiggle Bottoms.