Advisory Board

Community Leaders Giving Back - Interested in Serving?

We look to have a wide variety of interests represented on our Board from across Waukesha County. That diversity brings differing skill sets, varied work and life experiences, intertwined circles of key contacts and varied management insights from business, government, education, healthcare, real estate, financial planning and other disciplines. Openings occur from time-to-time. Are you interested? Contact the corps officer, presently Major Nelson De La Vergne, at


(Current to: 06-2018)

     => Two seats available at present; one person is under consideration/being backgrounded.



Chair: Judy-Lynn Mudlitz, Waukesha - Software Specialist (Retired)

Vice-chair: Steven Howard, Waukesha - Fire Chief

Treasurer: Jeff Lightfoot, Waukesha - Banker

Members: (Alphabetical Order by Last Name)

     Casey Ferguson, Summit - Carroll University (student)

     Alan Gaudynski, Waukesha - Public Relations (retired)

     Carl Geraldson, Nashotah - Manufacturing (metals)

     David Geraldson Sr., Waukesha - Manufacturing (metals)

     Scott Howard, Waukesha - Financial Planner

     Greg Hubley, Waukesha - Risk and Benefits Management

     Eric Love, Pewaukee - Attorney

     Patricia Madden, Waukesha - County Clerk (Retired)

     Kris Nestingen-Palm, Waukesha - Community Involvement (Retired)

     Bradley Olson, Waukesha - Certified Financial Planner

     Karl Robe, Mukwonago - Public Relations

     James Schumacher, Oconomowoc - Money Management

     Peter Van Horn, Waukesha - (Retired), Town of Delafield Board Supervisor

     Jane Walker, Waukesha - Estate Attorney

     Paul Watzka, East Troy - Packaging/Distribution

     LeAnne Witzel, Waukesha - Healthcare

     Opening .. You Are Needed


  If you would like to be considered for appointment to the Advisory Board please

contact Major Nelson De La Vergne (, or,

Major Deborah De La Vergne (, or, phone

the Waukesha Community and Worship Center at 262-547-7367 and ask for either.

          The common thread is the members' strong support of and belief in The Salvation Army and its charitable work on behalf of those most in need, and their willingness to work quite hard in making certain the Waukesha Salvation Army succeeds. The Advisory Board generally meets ten times per year, plus members are appointed to and serve on various working committees such as Facilities, Finance, Communications, etc.

     Members assist and advise the local Corps Officers on policy, programming, finances, public relations, facilities management, legal issues, real estate concerns, short- and long-range planning, problem solving, visioning of the future of the Corps, its volunteers, its staff, its priorities, its funding, its reputation in the community, and extending its reach with new volunteers, new donors, and new community supporters.