Tim has 25 years of human services leadership experience in nonprofits, for profit and state entities His passion for service, inclusion, racial and equality justice started during his early childhood. During his 25 years in human services, he has developed numerous programs and services in the black, brown, and refugee communities. He has a background in program development and redesign, budgeting, networking, quality assurance and program and performance management. He also has experience in identifying potential funding, writing grants, and developing relationships with partners and funders. He has been a leader and advocate in working in the black, brown , and refugee communities with education, knowledge, and support for their voices to be heard all the while helping them to get services to support their personal and community’s needs. Tim has been on numerous nonprofit boards and been a civic leader in his communities.
I have worked for many organizations and have learned how to adapt and work with people in various situations. The most important thing I have learned is people are different and in order to make things work, you cannot force people to be like you. Rather, you must find a medium that works for all parties.
Jamie comes to Wisconsin Voices with a background in constitutional and civil rights law. After graduating from Northwestern Law, she clerked for Judge Joseph Goodwin on the Southern District of West Virginia and then served as the Legal Director for the ACLU of West Virginia. Jamie is also an experienced progressive political activist and organizer.
Mike has more than 17 years of experience, working on and managing campaigns with some of the country’s most notable progressive organizations in states such as Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina and Arizona. Early in his career, Mike was active in Mississippi politics, where he conducted statistical analysis of voter trends and provided state capitol testimony to rebut negative propaganda. Since that time, Mike has served as a field organizer and strategist, developing field plans, managing voter information databases and facilitating training.
Felice has several years of experience directing and managing communications and public relations departments with non-profit organizations and advocacy groups on the local, state and national levels. Her work has included education/school reform, healthcare, and public policy initiatives. Among other advocacy work, she is a contributing blogger for the national “The Pink and The Black Project,” a public policy awareness project aimed at increasing breast cancer awareness, research, and decreasing health disparities among African Americans.
LaToya is a Milwaukee native, mother of four and youngest of six, who grew-up on the city’s east side. LaToya's work in organizing began as a fed-up homecare worker who decided to help unionize other homecare workers through the S.E.I.U. She has thrived in many positions with the union and helped to create Wisconsin Jobs Now, Fight for $15. She has also served as a canvass coordinator on numerous local, state and national political campaigns.
Sandra brings 20 years of experience in fiscal oversight and responsibility to Wisconsin Voices. She has extensive knowledge of accounting, auditing, budgeting, grants management and compliance, financial reporting, tax preparation, and information technology. Most of this time was spent in Tribal Governmental Fund Accounting which has now transferred over to the Nonprofit sector. Sandra is a proud member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She has passed the Bad River Tribal Bar Exam and has also previously served on the Bad River Tribal Election Committee with two of those years as Ad Hoc Chair. She was also the Bad River Repatriation and Johnson O’Malley / Indian Education Committee Secretaries for 10 years..
Dave has more than 20 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools, including in fund and organizational development roles. Prior to joining the leadership team, Dave operated his own consulting firm supporting Milwaukee area nonprofits. He has also project managed the opening of a charter school in Milwaukee’s central city, served as a school administrator in Chicago and taught fourth grade in the Rio Grande Valley.
Charles is a highly experienced digital marketer and Unix engineer. He has held positions at major corporations where he was relied upon to maintain and support internet systems. His versatility in developing marketing strategies using leading edge techniques and tools makes him uniquely qualified for his position.