LPEF Board adds new member

A Longfellow Middle School parent has been elected to the Board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation.


Tennille Spears

Tennille Spears is an outreach case manager and housing coordinator for The Salvation Army in La Crosse. She is a Central High School graduate and received her associate paralegal degree from Western Technical College. She went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in applied management from Franklin University. A former member of the Board of the African American Cultural Alliance, Tennille has one daughter, Alexis, who is in 8th grade at Longfellow Middle School.

Tennille is the second new Board member added in recent months.

Rochelle Nicks

As announced April 5, Rochelle Nicks was elected to the Board at the March meeting. Rochelle works in the Development Department at Catholic Charities. She and her husband, Aaron, have two sons, Oliver and Edison, and live in the Emerson Elementary attendance area. Rochelle currently serves as the Treasurer of the La Crosse Kiwanis Club and is a  member of the Development and  Marketing Committee for the Women’s Fund of Greater La Crosse.

The LPEF Board now has 19 members, plus two ex-officio members, who share the common belief that education is one of the most important values and qualities we can possibly impart to our children. Directors are elected to three-year terms and may serve two terms.

For more information on Board service, please contact Executive Director David Stoeffler at  david@lacrosseeducationfoundation.org.