About Us

Our mission: To support literacy, in all of its diverse forms, throughout and within the boundaries of the Whitewater Unified School District of Whitewater, Wisconsin

Our goals:

  • To provide children and their parents with adequate opportunities to improve child literacy capabilities at an early age
  • To offer families direction to helpful programs within the community pertaining to literacy or Hispanic community improvement
  • To reach out to business employees with simple ways to improve the literacy of their children at home


Contact us: WhitewaterLeads@gmail.com


Our board is composed of key members from each sector of the Whitewater community.

City: Lisa Dawsey Smith, Stacey Lunsford

University: Kristin Linzmeier, Lisa Huempfner

Business: Jeff Knight, Larry Kachel

WUSD: Tom Grosinkske

At Large:  Mary Kilar, Molly Fuller

Student: Vacant

Thank you to our Corporate and Individual Sponors! 

Corporate Sponsors: 

841 Brewhouse

Allied Care, LLC. 

Associated Bank

Binning and Dickens Insurance

The Coburn Company

DLK Enterprises, Inc. 

First Citizens State Bank

Fort Community Credit Union


Stettler Properties

Whitewater Community Foundation

Whitewater Manufacturing 



Corporate Sponsors: 

Greater Whitewater Committee

HSI Rentals LLC.

Kachel Family Foundation

Kachel Financial Group

Katz and Associates, SC. 

Kiwanis Club of Whitewater

Knight Public Affairs, LLC. 

McCulloughs Pharamacy

Olm and Associates 

Premier Bank

United Way of Jefferson and North Walworth Counties 

Individual Sponsors: 

Robert and Jill Freiermuth

Rodney and Tammi Lohff

Marjorie Stoneman and Joseph Kromholz

Dr. Richard and Roni Telfer

Don Vruwink, Wisconsin State Assembly

Chancellor Dwight Watson