Board of Directors

Paula Elmer, MSN, RN


Paula Elmer, MSN, RN  – Retired from Monroe Clinic after 43 years of nursing practice. Served in a variety of positions including Chief Nursing Officer.  Over those years, worked closely with members of CSA to provide an exceptional experience to Monroe Clinic’s patients and staff.


Doris Klein

Doris Klein, CSA


Doris Klein, CSA, is an artist and spiritual director. She previously was a high school administrator and has served on numerous nonprofit boards.

Gina Everson M.D.

Gina Everson M.D.


Gina Everson M.D. is a Family Medicine physician in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and has worked at the Fond du Lac Regional Clinic since 2004.   She has visited Nicaragua previously, as part of a medical mission trip, with United Hearts for Health.  She is married with 3 children.

Joan Schilke


After 30 years of having my own financial advising practice, I refocused my life. Now I have the time to serve on boards and committees which reflect my deepest values.

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Kaitlyn Boscaljon, Executive Director

Kaitlyn Boscaljon

Executive Director

Kaitlyn Boscaljon is a seasoned non-profit leader with over a decade of experience in the fields of organizational leadership and human resources.  Kaitlyn is passionate about the advancement of women in the third world and with her combination of extensive travel experience in Central America and desire to effect great change, she is committed and excited to be supporting the women of Adelante Mujer. For every one student Adelante Mujer is able to support, thousands of lives are changed for the better.

Diane Bauknecht, CSA


Diane Bauknecht, CSA is a retired educator and principal, was regional coordinator, general councilor, and general vicar of the Sisters of St. Agnes, and has served on school and hospital boards.

Barbara Senn

Barbara Senn

Barbara Senn is Executive Director of UWO-Fond du Lac Foundation, Inc., has done fundraising and management, served as member of CSASM (Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes Sponsored Ministries), and is active on the Long-term Care Board for Agnesian/SSM Health.

Jane Monahan

Jane Monahan

Jane Monahan is a retired human resource professional. She spent the last 10 years of her career working for a Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes sponsored ministry, Monroe Clinic. Jane also served as the Mission Leader for the organization. Jane lives with her husband in Monroe, WI and has three children and five grandchildren.

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Barbara Zink, MD

Barbara Zink is a pediatrician who has participated in eight medical trips to Nicaragua and realizes the need to help Nicaraguan people.  She is honored to help Nicaraguan women become medical doctors.

board member Sarah Endicott, DNP

Sarah Endicott

Sarah Endicott, DNP is a nurse practitioner specializing in geriatrics and psychiatry and a Clinical Professor at UW-Madison School of Nursing. Sarah treats older adult patients in a variety of settings in the greater Madison area. She lives in New Glarus, WI with her husband and three daughters.

Cathi McGowan

Cathi McGowan is a retired bank CFO.  She is married with two adult children and three beautiful grandchildren. She is honored to serve on the Adelante Mujer’s Board of Directors. This organization assists young women complete medical degrees, these young women then provide healthcare in regions that desperately need it.

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Thank You

Without your contributions, we could never help all these women become doctors.  Thank You from each of our students, doctors, and board members.