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

TAYLOR DAVIS
Childcare Worker

ANNA DUGAN
Childcare Worker

EMMA PITTMAN
Childcare Worker

AMY BAUMANN
Supervised Visitation Case Manager

KIM SUE LAMSTER
Community Visitation Case Worker

DAWN
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

SHAWNA
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

JESSICA
Supervised Visitation Case Worker

EMMA PITTMAN
Saturday Program Assistant

ANNA DUGAN
Saturday Program Assistant


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.

Kristen Pisani
Ernst & Young LLP

Laura Lau
WC Circuit Court Commissioner

Mary Casey
Retired Director of Nursing

Sharon Rohde
Community Member

Julie Gay
Law Offices of Julie M. Gay