Dana Schultz is the Executive Director at Wisconsin Voices, the 501c3 state table in Wisconsin, where she leads a network of over 60 progressive organizations. In her role, Dana manages the backbone organization for collective impact on civic and voter engagement. Dana’s background is in community organizing, designing collective impact programs, and applying values –based messaging to issues in order to cut through the chatter and help an issue campaign reach the hearts of the target audience. She specializes in coalition facilitation and anchoring groups in shared outcomes and a common agenda. Dana has been working with a variety of individuals, organizations, and entire coalitions on strategic planning and building infrastructure for the progressive movement. Dana has a B.A. in Political Science and Communications with a Masters in Political Science.
Development and Communications Director
Lisa Lucas is the Development and Communications Director at Wisconsin Voices. Lisa plays a key role in identifying and expanding development efforts for Voices and our partners. She also manages all major communications for the Wisconsin Voices network, including our Engage WI and Our Democracy 2020. Lisa has a strong background in nonprofit and communications management with organizations across the nation. Born in Milwaukee and raised in north central Wisconsin, she is firmly committed to reviving the state’s reputation for valuing social justice and civic participation. Lisa holds a BA in Political Science and Public Relations from the University of Wisconsin.
Director of the African American Roundtable
Markasa joined Wisconsin Voices in 2013 as Office Administrator and was later promoted to Officer Manager. In August 2017, Markasa was promoted to Director of the African American Roundtable. AART, a project of Wisconsin Voices, is a coalition of community leaders and organizations that work to improve civic engagement for and with the African American community. Markasa has a background in community activism and media relations. She is a former member of the National Association of Black Journalists and served as secretary and president of the Wisconsin Black Media Association. Markasa has her B.A. in Mass Communications. She is the founder and CEO of The Alternative, Inc and one of the co-founders of UBLAC (Uplifting Black Liberation and Community).
Shauntay Nelson works with a network of progressive organizations to ensure increased momentum to impact civic and voter engagement. She has worked with local community leaders and politicians to create policy that will strengthen her community. Shauntay has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Business Administration. While attending school, Shauntay developed a growing passion for social justice. She is an alumni of Center for Progressive Leadership, a non-profit organization providing leadership training for advancing progressive political and policy change. She is also a graduate of Emerge, WI, a program dedicated to teaching women to run for electoral seats. Shauntay also volunteers by working with youth to develop life skills, promote education, and encourage youth to be an advocate for change.
Data and Field Director
Angelique Rogers joined the Wisconsin Voices team as the Data and Targeting Manager in the Spring of 2016. Angelique is dedicated to supporting partners by maximizing their capacity in the field through the use of best practices and creative solutions regarding strategic planning, data and VAN usage, and reporting. Angelique's passion is in field and data and her expertise will be a valuable asset to our team and our partners. Angelique brings over two decades of civic engagement and issue advocacy to the table, and has a well-rounded background in multiple aspects of nonprofit management. She has run over 50 statewide and local field campaigns around progressive and grassroots issues, and is seasoned in coalition building.
Meet Our Board
Wisconsin Voices Board, President & Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
Wisconsin Voices Board, Consultant
Wisconsin Voices Board, Political Consultant & Treasurer
Emil Ovbiagele, JD, MBA
Wisconsin Voices Board, Attorney
Wisconsin Voices Board, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Field Director, Director of Native Vote