Board Member Bios

Alexis Riches (District Liaison) – Alexis and her husband, Mark, have two children. Aiden (5th grade) and Madison (1st grade). Alexis is originally from Michigan and moved to Pewaukee in 2011 when she and Mark (originally from Waukesha) were married. She enjoys volunteering at school, gardening and going on adventures with her children! This is Alexis’s third year serving on the PTO Board. She is looking forward to another exciting year!

Susie Oleson (PLE Liaison) – Susie and her husband Brad have two children; Blake (1st Grade) and Lukas (4K). She grew up in Milwaukee and moved to Pewaukee about 10 years ago. She works full-time as an IT Risk Management Consultant at Northwestern Mutual where she has been for over 24 years. She enjoys watching her boys participate in their various activities (Hockey, Baseball, Swim, Dance & Tae Kwon Do). In her free time she enjoys spending time on Pewaukee Lake, volunteering and getting creative with anything and everything she can get her hands on. This is Susie’s first year serving on the PTO Board.

Melanie Austin (Horizon Liaison) – Melanie and her husband, Joel, have two children, Eli (4th grade) and Sydney (1st grade). Melanie grew up in the Waukesha area and moved to Pewaukee in 2006. She previously worked in IT for a law firm in Milwaukee and is now a stay at home mom. Melanie enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also loves to spend time outside! This is Melanie’s second year serving on the PTO Board.

Melissa Beck (ASA Liaison) – Melissa has two children, Julia (10th grade) and Victoria (7th grade). Melissa grew up in Illinois, but has been in Wisconsin now for almost 20 years, 10 of which have been in Pewaukee. Melissa works full-time with the School District of Menomonee Falls as the HR Benefits Manager. Melissa enjoys working with power tools, having fun with her girls and spending time with friends. This is Melissa’s first year serving on the PTO Board.

Megan Alesci (Fundraising Liaison/Treasurer) – Megan and her husband Greg have 3 children – Mason (1st grade), Colton (4k) and Hudson (2 years old). Megan works in Treasury Management for Iberiabank, which is headquartered in New Orleans and Greg works in sales for a plastics company. Megan enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating on Pewaukee Lake, traveling to new places and volunteering for kids activities.

Stephanie Lenzner (Recording Secretary) – Stephanie and her husband, Mike, have three children in their family. Emmalene (3rd grade), Sophie (8th grade) and Grant (10th grade). Stephanie and Emmalene moved into the Pewaukee community in May 2016 from Wauwatosa. Stephanie works full-time at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Stephanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering in the community, fishing, sailing and adventures as a family! She is looking forward to actively supporting our Baldrige recognized school district and being a part of the new PTO board.

Dawn Wabiszewski (Corresponding Secretary) – Dawn and her husband David have one child, Austin (6th grade). Dawn has lived in Waukesha county her whole life and has worked for New Berlin Animal Hospital as a Certified Veterinary Technician for 25 years. She enjoys riding her 2 horses, taking care of their many animals, and watching Austin in all of his sports endeavors and volunteering in school activities.

Jillian Rzepka (Volunteer Coordinator) – Jillian and her husband, Jason, have two children in their family. Rylee (11th grade) and Nathan (2nd grade). Jillian and Jason have lived in Pewaukee since 2009 and love being part of the community. Jillian is a high school social studies teacher in New Berlin and Jason works for the VA hospital in Milwaukee. Jillian and her husband both like to run and plan vacations to run in new states. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and is looking forward to supporting the Pewaukee School District as part of the PTO board.

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