Board of Directors
A diverse board of 9-15 volunteers consisting of at least one law enforcement officer, victim advocate, and medical professional, who meet monthly and are responsible for governance and setting policy for the organization.
Seven committees of volunteers raise funds and seek new funding opportunities—Fundraising Committee and- Grant Committee, develop personnel policies and assess long term staffing plans—Personnel Committee, oversee the communication of our message—Community Outreach Committee, maintain best clinical practices- Clinical Nursing Committee, keep our fiscal operations in transparent and proper order—Finance Committee, assure that our board is working as a cohesive unit—Board Governance Committee.
2017 SART Board Members
Sharon Bergsholm (Chair): Director of Risk Management, Western Wisconsin Health
Carol Skinner: (Past Chair) Attorney, Skinner and Associates
Joanne Obermueller: (Treasurer) HR Director at Citizens State Bank
Pam Bellrichard: (Secretary) St. Croix County Victim Witness Coordinator
Ann Gustafson: Retired Victim Witness, St. Croix County
Richard Range: Retired CEO, Baldwin Area Medical Center
Jennifer Knutson: Investigator, River Falls Police Department
Jean Smith: Retired Central Bank, Hudson Branch Manager
Tom Gunderson: Criminal Justice Instructor, Chippewa Valley Technical College, former Investigator, Pierce County
Ed Minser: St. Croix County Assistant District Attorney
Desiree Wiesen-Martin: Assistant Professor Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology, UW-River Falls
Tom Bauer: Investigator, Pierce County Sheriff Office