Our Staff

The leadership team at Parents Place has a passion for preventing child abuse and empowering families to be healthy and strong. Our staff and Board of Directors works tirelessly to help Waukesha children, parents and families.

RAQUEL MEHRING
Executive Director

KATHY DUFFEK
Community Education Coordinator

KATHY WOLFE
Financial Coordinator

SYMIRA GEDER
Program Assistant

SAMANTHA TURINSKE
Program Assistant

ANNA DUGAN
Saturday Program Assistant/Childcare Worker

EMMA PITTMAN
Saturday Program Assistant/Childcare Worker

TAYLOR DAVIS
Childcare Worker

AMY BAUMANN
Supervised Visitation Case Manager

DAWN
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

COURTNEY
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

ALLYSSA
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

THERESA
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

MELISSA
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

LARYSA
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

SHELBY
Supervised Visitation Case Worker


Board of Directors

Andy Ruggeri
Northwestern Mutual

Carrie Gott
School District of Waukesha Social Worker

Gay Alberts Ruby
Community Member

Julie Berquist
Community Member

Susan Herro
Herro, Chapman & Herro

Kelly Neitzke
Walden & Schuster, S.C.

Laura Lau
WC Circuit Court Commissioner

Mary Casey
Retired Director of Nursing

Sharon Rohde
Community Member

Julie Gay
Law Offices of Julie M. Gay