2018 Elected Officers & New Board Members


Erin Gerred, Director of Administration, Fond du Lac County, was elected by Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund Board of Directors as its 2018 President. The board also elected Deborah Hoffmann, President-elect; Janelle Anderson, Secretary; and Ann Freund, Treasurer. Bethany Rusch is Immediate Past President.

Audra Hoffmann, Meggin McNamara, Kelly Norton, Linda Selk-Yerges, Sarah Spang and Shavana Talbert were elected to the board, joining Kathleen Candee; Katie Hornung; Jenny Knuth; Chief Bill Lamb; Alan Patterson; Amy Sebert; Juliane Troicki; Sara Wild, Melissa Worthington and Alyson Zierdt.

Hoffmann is Director-Finance at SSM Health. She is a member of HealthCare Financial Management Association; serves as Treasurer, ASTOP, Inc. Board; on Boys & Girls Club Finance Committee and is a Leadership Fond du Lac presenter.

McNamara is Corporation Counsel for Fond du Lac County. She serves on Fond du Lac County Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T.) and has served on boards of ASTOP, Fond du Lac County Bar Association, Wisconsin Child Support Enforcement Association, and Soroptimist International of Fond du Lac.

Norton is President, St. Mary’s Springs Academy. She is a member of Fond du Lac Morning Rotary, Envision Fond du Lac Steering Committee, Holy Family Parish Council, and CEO Scholarship Board.

Selk-Yerges is retired Director of ASTOP, Inc. and trainer of the intervention/prevention empowerment program of Protective Behaviors. She is a member of Fond du Lac Morning Rotary and serves on boards of UW-Fond du Lac Foundation, and Winnebago Park Association.

Spang, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Envision Greater Fond du Lac, is President-elect, Women in Management, and on Sophia Foundation board. She is also license holder and founder of TEDxFondduLac and a co-founder of Pop-Up Fond du Lac.

Talbert is Equity Coach for the Fond du Lac School District. After graduation from Stanford University, she returned to Fond du Lac where her community involvements include Big Brothers Big Sisters; Ebony Vision; Northeast Wisconsin Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, and Young Professionals of Fond du Lac. She will join Fond du Lac Family YMCA’s Board next month.

Posted on January 22, 2018


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