STAFF

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Jocelyn Medrek - Executive Director

Jocelyn is a former elementary school teacher who has been working in the non-profit world for 14 years.  She has held the positions of Program Manager for the WI Women's Health Foundation in Madison, Development Associate for Timber-lee Ministries, was Director of Operations/Program Logistics Manager at Great Marriages for 3 years, and is now the Executive Director.  Jocelyn is married, has 2 children of her own, and 3 step-children.  She is passionate about keeping marriages healthy and families together, having experienced divorce and remarriage herself.  When not working, she enjoys reading, working out, and enjoying all the fun her family has living on Random Lake. 

 

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Elizabeth Schaffenburg - Program Coordinator

In her sixth year at Great Marriages, Elizabeth draws on experience having welcomed hundreds of couples seeking help to Great Marriages.  Before moving to Sheboygan, Elizabeth served in public relations positions in art museums and Congressional offices in D.C. In addition, she is a licensed attorney and has served as a legal representative for at-risk children and youth. She has volunteered on boards for Group Homes for minors who need supervision due to adverse childhood experience. After years of moving and multiple pastoral positions, she has developed a compassion to help and an ear to listen to those seeking help with their marriage. Elizabeth and her husband, an Episcopal priest, have two grown children and two grandchildren.

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Winter Kohler - Digital Marketing & Events Coordinator

Winter is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a degree in Sociology, and is certified in Human Resources and Event Planning. In her time before Great Marriages she gained extensive service industry and event planning experience. Before becoming a staff member here she volunteered planning our banquets, and joined the team officially in December of 2015. Winter serves as secretary for the board of the Wisconsin Military Network, and is actively involved with the Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan (SEAS). In her free time she enjoys reading, watching sappy movies, and sailing.