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Board Members and Staff

Meet Our Team

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Rob Zerjav, President

  • Board Member since 2018
  • President of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
  • Hometown: Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin
  • Previously involved in: Educational Television Productions of Northeast Wisconsin Board Member, Chairperson for the 2012 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes
  • Actively involved in: De Pere Youth Baseball
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: Great place to live and raise a family. Whether you have lived in De Pere your whole life or are new to the area, everyone is so friendly and welcoming. Great community spirit and a great vibe that continues to develop throughout the city.
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Brent Felchlin, Treasurer

  • Board Member since 2017
  • Chief Breadhead and Owner of Great Harvest Bread Company
  • Certified Professional Loafer (CPL)
  • Hometown: Wrightstown, Wisconsin
  • Previously involved in: St. Norbert College Dance Marathon Advisory Council
  • Actively involved in: Downtown De Pere Business Improvement District (BID) Board
  • Passionate about: Family, good food, music and nature
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: The strong sense of community! De Pere is a great place to own a business and raise a family.
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Sue Schinkten, Secretary

  • Board Member since 2019
  • Owner/Graphic Designer at Schinkten Design; Part time instructor at NWTC in the Graphic Design and Learning for Independence Programs
  • Hometown: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Previously involved in: Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay Area Board of Directors
  • Actively involved in: De Pere Park Board, St. Norbert College Parish
  • Passionate about: The visual and performing arts, family, education, being part of a creative team of ‘doers’, Packers Football, and traveling.
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: Friendly and connected community. There is a trend toward business growth and a creative energy that is evident. De Pere is welcoming and focused on family values, history and traditions. Wonderful blend of nature, great schools, shops and businesses.
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Scott Hemauer, President Elect

  • Board Member Since 2021
  • Owner and Private Wealth Advisor of Hemauer Financial Group – A private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
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Brehanna Skaletski

  • Board Member Since 2018
  • Director of Development at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin
  • Hometown: Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Actively involved in: Court Appointed Special Advocate, Power of the Purse Committee, Girlfriends Event Committee, Leadership Green Bay Graduate, Small Group Mentor, Young Professional Advisory Council, Management Women
  • Passionate about: Traveling and exploring new cities and countries. Biking, hiking, cross country skiing, and hot yoga. Being an active part of the community, attending many events, connecting others with resources, and networking.
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: The quaintness! Active community members and businesses that want to genuinely support the district to create growth and opportunity for everyone.
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Peter Schleinz

  • Board Member since 2019
  • Senior Planner and Zoning Administration at the City of De Pere Development Services Department
  • Hometown: Antigo, Wisconsin
  • Previously involved in: Cream City Foundation, Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
  • Actively involved in: Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Member and Mentor for Challenge Party (a Milwaukee based group that raises funds once a year for LGBT related non-profits) Holton Street Clinic (Milwaukee based STD clinic that provides services with a focus on African American demographics).
  • Passionate about: Finding communities that are designed in a way that visitors do not need a car, dining at funky, hip new places that are in old renovated buildings, seeing people get excited when they realize something was in their neighborhood that they never realized existed, the preservation and restoration of natural resources, waterways, and wetlands, “planning” to find the balance between the natural and build world.
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: Downtown De Pere has all the necessary features of a beautiful urban main street that has not yet been perfected. Residential De Pere has very new and very old housing with people that compliment the downtown in very different ways. The business parks are well laid out and nice looking. The city is so easy to get into when traveling from the freeway interstate systems.
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Alexis Arnold

  • Board Member Since 2021
  • Owner of Artless Bastard Gallery and The Annex
  • Hometown: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Previously involved in: NWTC Photography Department; Big Brother Big Sisters
  • Actively involved in: Definitely De Pere Public Art Committee
  • Passionate about: The arts, small businesses and creativity.
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: Great location near water, nice parks and great group of small business owners.
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Tina Quigley, Executive Director

  • Former Executive Director at Mosaic Arts, Inc.
  • Hometown: De Pere, Wisconsin
  • Previously involved in: Arts Wisconsin, served as regional captain for Northeastern Wisconsin; member of downtown Green Bay public art committee; active with Dickinson PTO; member of YOU Magazine advisory board; former executive secretary and board treasurer of Wisconsin Festivals and Events Association; former Board member of Olde Main and Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Passionate about: The arts and working to ensure that they are a vital part of our community.
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: The unique shops, contemporary restaurants, and specialty businesses; quiet neighborhoods with wonderful parks and recreational trails; and great schools.
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Kendall Tilkens, Marketing & Events Coordinator

  • Former Event, Catering & Sales Manager at Thornberry Creek at Oneida
  • Hometown: De Pere, Wisconsin
  • Passionate about: Spending time and making memories with family and friends, designing, biking, hiking and creating events for all to enjoy.
  • Favorite thing about De Pere: The quaint small town feel and charm with a variety of outdoor activities, community events, specialty shops, and great restaurants.