Divine Savior Healthcare Announces Board of Director Appointments

Divine Savior Healthcare is pleased to announce the addition of Robin Kvalo, Kristen Skolarz, and Chad Stevenson to its Board of Directors. The organization would like to also thank and acknowledge outgoing Board Members Rob Walz, Jack Harkins, Judy Collins, Don Schultz and Sr. Jeanette Clarke for their time and passion. 

Divine Savior Healthcare is so fortunate to have the continued support and incredible talent of our community members serving on the Board. While we will certainly miss our outgoing members, Robin, Kristen, and Chad also embody the spirt of the Divine Savior Mission and share the same desire to strengthen our community. Their expertise in business, education, and public service make them assets to our organization,” shares President and CEO Michael Decker.

Robin Kvalo is the current Principal of Portage High School, a role she has held since 2011.  Prior to this, Robin served as the Principal of Rusch Elementary for 13 years.  She has been an educator for the district since 1994.  In 2016, Robin received the Herb Kohl Leadership Award and the Wisconsin Secondary Principal of the Year award. She received her Bachelors of Elementary Education and Master of Science degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Robin has lived in Portage with her husband Mike since 1993, where they raised two boys. Robin is an active member of Rotary Club of Portage, her church, and the Badger Conference.  She enjoys spending time with her sons and grandchild, traveling, golfing, and antiquing.

Kristen Skolarz is a Lead Program Designer for GE Healthcare, where she has worked for 17 years in various capacities.  Kristen has been recognized for her work as Treasurer of the Marquette County Fair Board and as a member of the Portage School Board, where she served for 12 years. She is a past member of the Marquette County Board of Supervisors, having served five years. Kristen received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology from Marquette University. She resides in Adams County with her husband Gary and enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Chad Stevenson has co-owned the Portage Culver’s with his partner since 1999. Since that time, their business has grown to include 27 Culver’s restaurants in four states and has remained headquartered in Portage. 

His Culver’s restaurants often host “Share Nights” where local schools, groups, and organizations are given a portion of the profit of the day’s sales to support their cause.  Culver’s also hosts fundraisers through their “Thank Farmers” program, which benefit agriculture, FFA, and state 4-H clubs. Chad resides in Portage with his wife Ellen and their four children. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, and participating in his children’s sporting events, whether coaching or spectating.

Divine Savior also congratulates newly elected officers of the Board, Travis Hamele, Judy Warmuth, Pete Welsh, and Dr. Louis Heitke  on their appointments. Travis Hamele will serve as Chairperson of the Board. Judy Warmuth will act as Vice Chairperson, and Pete Welsh and Dr. Louis Heitke will serve as the Treasurer and Secretary of the Board, respectively.

Divine Savior Healthcare is a non-profit organization, offering services to all regardless of age, background, or ability to pay. In the spirit of our mission, Divine Savior Healthcare is deeply committed to a process of continuously improving the quality of care and services provided in our community. Our hope is to continue to be a resource for improving the quality of life for our family, friends, and neighbors.

 For more information about Divine Savior Healthcare call 608-742-4131 or visit www.dshealthcare.com

2019 Board of Directors

Travis Hamele – Chairperson

Judy Warmuth – Vice Chairperson

Pete Welsh - Treasurer

Lou Heitke - Secretary

Robert Crawford

Mike Decker

Sr. Virginia Honish

Robin Kvalo

Pete Nelson

Frank Probst

Kristen Skolarz

Chad Stevenson

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