WISCAP is excited to announce its new Executive Committee for the 2020-2021 term, seated at the May 12th WISCAP Board of Directors meeting.

George Hinton, CEO of the Social Development Commission, was elected as Board Chair, having previously served five years as a Member-At-Large. He succeeds Walter Orzechowski, Executive Director of Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program.

“I’m very excited to be in this role and look forward to addressing the issue of poverty with my colleagues,” Hinton said. “I hope to focus on the systemic root causes of poverty that impact people across the state. While working with the board, I will also continue to focus and amplify grassroots initiatives taking place in local communities.”

“For the last five years, WISCAP has been ably served by Wally Orzechowski and I thank him for his support and efforts,” Brad Paul, WISCAP Executive Director stated. “I wish to congratulate the new Executive Committee on their election and am eager to work with them as we continue to strengthen Wisconsin’s Poverty Fighting Network.”

WISCAP is pleased to share the new Executive Committee below:

President: George Hinton, CEO, Social Development Commission
Vice President: Hetti Brown, Executive Director, Couleecap
Treasurer: Millie Rounsville, Executive Director, Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency
Secretary: Anna Cardarella, Executive Director, Western Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council
Member-At-Large: Essie Allen, CEO, Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency
Member-At-Large: Cheryl Detrick, President & CEO, Newcap
Past-President: Walter Orzechowski, Executive Director, Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program

From left to right: Millie Rounsville (NWCSA), Walter Orzechowski (SWCAP), Essie Allen (RKCAA), Anna Cardarella (WDEOC), Cheryl Detrick (Newcap), Hetti Brown (Couleecap), George Hinton (SDC)


The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) is the statewide association for Wisconsin’s sixteen (16) Community Action agencies and two single-purpose agencies with statewide focus. You can learn more about WISCAP at wiscap.org

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