About us

Leadership

A nine member Governance Council, consisting of representatives from each consortium institution and other key stakeholders from the community, provides oversight and strategic direction.

Governance Council

Steve Barczi, MD
University of Wisconsin – Madison
steven.barczi@va.gov

Lesley Boaz, RN
Marquette University
lesley.gardiner@marquette.edu

Cynthia Carlsson, MD
University of Wisconsin
cmc@medicine.wisc.edu

Edmund Duthie, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
edmund.duthie@va.gov

Jadwiga Hjertstedt, DDS
Marquette University
jadwiga.hjertstedt@marquette.edu

Michael Malone, MD
Aurora Health Care
michael.malone.md@aurora.org

Deborah Simpson, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
dsimpson@mcw.edu

Stephanie Stein, MA, MAPS
Milwaukee County Department on Aging
sstein@milwaukeecounty.com

Marsha Vollbrecht, RN
Aurora Health Care
marsha.vollbrecht@aurora.org

Staff

Stacy barnes, MGSStacy Barnes, MGS
Director

Stacy Barnes joined the Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center (WGEC) in 2000. She is the Principal Investigator for the WGEC grant and works on a part-time basis for Marquette University’s College of Nursing as the WGEC Director.

Ms. Barnes is a social gerontologist with nineteen years of work experience in the field of aging. She is a fellow of the DHHS Primary Health Care Policy Fellowship program and holds a Master's degree in Gerontological Studies from the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). She is currently pursuing an interdisciplinary PhD in Social Gerontology at Marquette University.

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