Also Check Out your Regional Field Staff
These staffers are stationed out at campuses 100% of the time.
Courtney Morse · Executive Director
Courtney started as our Membership Field Organizer in 2011 and joined us from the Oregon Student Association. She was born and raised in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin but spent seven years in Oregon organizing several electoral campaigns, and working with leading advocacy groups. She is excited to bring her passion and non-profit experience to this position leading United Council into the future. Courtney has a vision for the organization that will include expanding the scope of United Council’s impact on the higher education system, social justice, and the lives of students of Wisconsin.
Leigh Fredrickson · Finance Director
Leigh graduated from The University of Montana in 2010, majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Nonprofit Management. As a student Leigh was active in a number of student groups that worked to promote student involvement and empowerment on campus. After graduating Leigh worked on student voter engagement efforts on college campuses in California. Leigh is happy to be continuing her passion for student activism and advocacy as UC’s Finance and Operations Director.
Matt Guidry · Communications Director
Matt has organized across central Wisconsin and beyond. He is now United Council’s friendly neighborhood communications director. He is a graduate of UW-Stevens Point in 2010, where he was involved in a number organizations and worked on issues ranging from voter engagement to the environment. His abilities with technology and his experience with studying in both China and London give him a solid background in communications.
Ben Klingenberg · Inclusivity Director
Ben is United Council’s Inclusivity Director. He graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 2010, where he earned a B.S. in Political Science and Legal Studies. As a student, Ben was very involved with Student Senate, Peer Diversity Educators and campus climate issues. He also served on the United Council Board of Directors, and was the UC Vice President from 2009-10. A little bit on the nerdy side, Ben knows entirely too much about DC Superheroes, musical theater, and Harry Potter.
Katie Baeten · Events and Development Director
Katie graduated from UW Madison in 2010 with a BSE in Art Education. She is happy to be a part of United Council and excited to have the opportunity to work for students toward the improvement of their education.
Dylan Jambrek · Government Relations Director
Bio Coming soon…
John Lease · Shared Governance Director
Bio Coming soon…