Meet the Board

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Patricia Yahle

Years on Board: 7
Role on board/committees served: President, former Vice-President. Committees: Neighborhood
Improvements, Harvest Fest, Volunteer Recognition, Fourth of July Celebration
Years lived in neighborhood: 39
Family: Single
Profession: Speech Pathologist, Special Education Administrator (retired)
Why serve on the board? Throughout my growing up years my family provided for me a strong
focus on volunteerism. I grew up in the area and always loved Enderis Park. I am very grateful
now as an adult to live in this amazing neighborhood. We have a legacy of strong active
community participation and volunteerism that makes all of our activities possible. I hope
through my service as a Board member I can encourage that same great tradition. I strongly
believe that active participation in our EPNA and its many activities is one of the keys to a strong
and vibrant community for all of us.

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Tom Miller

Years on Board: 14
Role on board/committees served: Past Board President, Chair of the Neighborhood Improvements
Committee.  This committee plans, finds funding for, and arranges construction of various
neighborhood projects.  Examples include recent improvements to the park’s children’s
playground area, the decorative painting of the 68th and Lisbon utility box, and landscape
upgrades to Squirrel Park.
Years lived in neighborhood: 32
Family: My wife and I live on N. 68th Street. We raised our son in this neighborhood and are all
too rapidly growing old here.
Profession: Retired from the City’s Departments of Public Works and City Development. I have
been a board member of several civic organizations including the Betty Brin Children’s Museum
and the Milwaukee Riverwalk District.
Why serve on the Board? One of the things that keeps me feeling somewhat useful is serving on
the EPNA board.  My fellow board members are wonderful, energetic volunteers who put in a
tremendous amount of work to help make our neighborhood a great place to live.

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Michael Daun

Years on Board: 9
Role on board/committees served: Treasurer, Financial reports, Budget, Liability Insurance; also
coordinate and work on landscape maintenance in Triangle Park
Years lived in neighborhood: 45
Family: wife Shirley 
Profession: Former Deputy Comptroller with City of Milwaukee, currently teach part time at
UWM and UW Madison
Why serve on the Board? Enjoy the opportunities for friendship and community building that
EPNA involvement offers

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Lori Sommervold

Years on Board: 10; previously 10 years as co-chair of Enderis East Neighborhood Association
Role on board/committees served: Secretary for 5 years, Communications: Welcome Packet
Distribution, Newsletter, Nextdoor and Website coordination, Coordinate Spring Clean-up, Rummage
Sale
Years lived in neighborhood: 32
Family: single, live with sister
Profession: Inpatient Coding Coordinator at Froedtert Hospital; previous Director of Health Information
Management at St Mary’s Ozaukee.
Why serve on the Board? I love this neighborhood and all it has to offer and am committed to keeping it
a vibrant and healthy community for all to enjoy.

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Jennifer Krouse

Years on Board: 3; previously 10 years as co-chair of Enderis East Neighborhood Association
Role on board/committees served: Membership Coordinator
Years lived in neighborhood: 21
Family: Married. I live with my husband, Randy and children: Ethan and Rachel
Profession: Special Education Teacher with the West Allis West Milwaukee School District
Why serve on the Board? Enderis Park is an amazing place to live with a very strong sense of community. Serving on the EPNA board is my way to giving back to the neighborhood. 

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Sandy Szymkowski

Years on Board: 3
Role on board/committees: Contribute arts activities and art projects to the board and to the children’s activities at our neighborhood events. (Fourth of July, Halloween, Harvest Fest, Easter egg hunt). Member of a Book Club that maintains the Enderis Park Free Little library.
Years lived in neighborhood: 33
Family:  Son Evan 24 years old
Profession: Art Education Specialist Milwaukee Public Schools 35+years. New art teacher mentor, teach 2 Milwaukee Public school Recreation Dept classes for those over 50 in the Enderis Park Field house.
Why serve on the board?  
A neighborhood is only as strong as those who volunteer to make it great.  This neighborhood has been vibrant and supportive of its members and the broader community during the entire time I have lived here. I have enjoyed interactions with other Enderis Park neighbors. I enjoy planning activities that bring neighborhood members together and make this a great place for all of us to call home!  

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Cheri Kent

Years on Board: 1
Role on board/committees: Board member, Concert Committee Member working with a dynamic group to plan and put on summer concerts n the park featuring known local talent for everyone’s enjoyment.
Years lived in neighborhood: 5
Family: married with two grown daughters
Profession: Real Estate Broker/Owner of Resolute Real Estate
Why serve on the Board? 
Enderis Park is a hidden gem and I love living here.  My husband lived here many years ago and we came back when the opportunity arose.  This is a vibrant and very community-based neighborhood.   I enjoy the opportunity to work with the long-term board and committee members that continue to make this a fantastic place to live with a strong neighborhood association.

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David C. Hoose

Years on the Board:  5 
Role on Board/committees:  As chairperson of the EPNA Concert Committee, I represent the committee as well as the interests of the entire neighborhood.
Years lived in the neighborhood:  23
Family:  Married 
Profession:  Retired librarian
Why serve on the Board?  
I feel fortunate to have moved to Enderis Park and find it a wonderful place to live.  Through the Concerts on the Green, I think we have provided many opportunities to bring neighbors together not only for music but to build a strong sense of community.  I also believe it important for me to work with Board members to support the other EPNA events helping to keep the neighborhood lively, interesting, exciting, and vibrant.  Helping to keep the neighborhood a place where many people want to live.

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Anne Curley

Years on Board: New Member
Role on board/committees served: Board member at large. Oversaw 2021 membership survey.
Years lived in neighborhood: 1
Family: Single
Profession: Started as a newspaper reporter and editor; ended as a branding consultant. Now retired. 
Why serve on the board? This is the best neighborhood I've ever lived in. I like everything about it, especially my neighbors. I admire the work of the association and want to do my part to advance it. 

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Linda Tanner

Years on Board: New Member
Role on board/committees served: Mulchfest
Years lived in neighborhood: 3
Family: Single. I live with my dog, Kekse
Profession: Certified Personal Trainer, Owner of TannerFit Studio. Health Insurance consultant.
Why serve on the Board?  I still remember the warm welcome I received when I moved to Enderis Park, and how much fun I had at the many activities. I want to give back by serving on the EPNA board and helping to continue the long tradition of making Enderis Park a wonderful place to live.