Conducting experiments at Whitefish Bay High School

Whitefish Bay Public Education Foundation

Funding Innovation

Since 1993, the Foundation has contributed over $1.3 million to the Whitefish Bay Public Schools for innovative programs such as

  • creating a flexible, high-tech redesign of the Middle School Media Center
  • building a recording studio and  providing keyboards for Music Departments
  • installing a 3D printer for the Art Departments
  • piloting voice enhancement devices for classroom teachers
  • providing cameras for live streaming of classes during virtual learning

Board of Directors

Curt Smith - President 
Kara Bzdusek
Tim Cigelske
Ana Conant
Add Sam Cruz
Tammy Herpel
Dave Johnson
Anne Kearney 
Steve O'Connell - Treasurer  
Catherine Mattke
Ashley Mueller
Jim Phillips 
Angela Romersi
Igor Stevic
Jackie Thompson
Dan Tyk
Abby Williams
Jessica Wintheiser


Thank you to our past Bay Ball and Run the Bay sponsors:

Elsafy, Godfrey and Kahn, Sommer's Automotive, WFB Civic Foundation, Baird, Amato, American Family Insurance, Associated Bank, Colliers, Orthopaedic Hospital, Lakeshore Family Dentistry, Elite, Orthopaedic Hospital, Hometown Building, Mathnasium, Admirals Foundation, Mattke Family, Sagmoen Family, Ronayne Family, Moran Family, Lococo Family, Foote Family, Elsafy Family, Lazovik Family, Chapman Family, Holland Family, Goldstein Family, Jakowski Family, Fox Family 


Thank you to the hundreds of individuals and families who support the Foundation through our Annual Appeals, Bay Balls, Run the Bays and Alumni Scholarships each year! Your donations allow the Foundation to hold community events and fund innovative programs in the school district through Nuss Grants and Bay Ball fundraisers; teacher continuing education through Nelson Grants; and student scholarships for graduating seniors.