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Leadership Team

Michelle Godfrey

Michelle Godfrey

President & CEO

Email

(608) 662-8907

Derek Buckley

Derek Buckley

Vice President

Housing & Managed Services

Email

(608) 662-8822

Kelly DuBois

Kelly DuBois

Vice President

Marketing & Donor Relations

Email

(608) 662-8911

John Kaiser

John Kaiser

Chief Financial Officer

Email

(608) 662-8895

Tara Bauer

Tara Bauer

Director, Quality Assurance

& Risk Management

Email

(608) 662-8904

John Kaage

John Kaage

Director

Dining Services

Email

(608) 662-8827

Colleen Knudson

Colleen Knudson

Director

Life Enrichment

Email

(608) 662-8823

Larry Long

Larry Long

Director

Plant Operations

Email

(608) 662-8828

Board Leadership

Michele Joslyn

Michele Joslyn

Board Chair

Email

(608) 662-8900

Patty Schultz

Patty Schultz

Board Vice Chair

Email

(608) 662-8900

Shannon Davidson

Shannon Davidson

Board Immediate Past Chair

Email

(608) 662-8900

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The Playing Field


The Playing Field Poster

Children affected by trauma such as homelessness and those with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders have different sensory needs for emotional support that helps them learn to manage behaviors. Our dream is to create a play space that allows children to be successful while ... being kids! Some of our plans:

  • A large open space for running (crowded spaces are often a behavior trigger for children)
  • High fencing and an appropriate climbing structure (children impacted by trauma or those on the autism spectrum often take bigger risks and climb higher)
  • Sensory panels that welcome independent play when children are agitated
  • A maze for children to walk through (this helps the brain to organize)
  • Small structures where children can feel safe
  • Specially designed pieces to work large muscle groups

By helping children at this critical point in their development, your gift will be helping the future of our community!

 Visit The Playing Field Website