Meet the Staff

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Jill Van Calster

Jill Van Calster

Jill brings to WPN more than two decades of experience serving high profile Wisconsin nonprofit organizations. Most recently, Jill was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO) for Curative Care Network. In this role, her broad scope responsibilities included leadership and oversight of day-to-day operations for Curative’s seven divisions.

Staff Amanda Buckley

Amanda Buckley, MBA

For the past seven years, Amanda has been employed by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, a nonprofit professional membership association of 6,800 physicians from around the world. As the Education Manager, Amanda was responsible for developing and coordinating an annual conference which served more than 6,000 physicians.

Staff Caty Bulgrin

Caty Bulgrin

Caty previously worked for seven years at Curative Care Network. She was most recently the Director of one of Curative’s largest divisions – charged with overseeing a $5M budget; 12 direct reports; and 350 adults with developmental disabilities. Caty earned her Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from UWM-Milwaukee

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Laura Worcester

Laura is a skilled development professional with extensive experience working with Wisconsin companies and the funding community. Laura will be responsible for acquiring new members, researching and writing grant proposals, and obtaining program sponsorships. She is an excellent communicator with a proven track record of leading nonprofit organizations to achieve their fundraising

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