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Business, Marketing, & Information Technology Advisory Committee

The Business, Marketing & Information Technology Advisory Committee is an integral part of the success of BM&IT programs in the state.


Its Purposes:

  • Promote the recognition of BM&IT coursework as students transition to WI colleges & universities
  • Improve the public image and contemporary purposes of career & technical education
  • Promote business and marketing education as applied academics, moving toward a balanced content with skill oriented curriculum
  • Promote work-based learning as an integral part of the business and marketing education curriculum
  • Endorse the career & technical student organizations (i.e., FBLA or DECA) as an integral part of business and marketing education curriculum

Current Committee Members

Ken BenoWisconsin Broadcasters Association
J. Michol BanesBaker Tilly
Patty Hendrickson-GoetzHendrickson Leadership Group, Inc.
Nicole RiceCentral Wisconsin Information Technology Alliance (CWITA)
Pam KingGrafton Chamber of Commerce
Chris ReaderWisconsin Manufacturer's and Commerce (WMC)
Amelia PhillipsDepartment of Workforce Development (DWD)
Stacy Eslick Wisconsin School Counselor Association (WSCA)
Bruce RussellOconto Falls High School.
Stephanie DowneyAssociated Bank 
Roxie HentzCEOs of Tomorrow
Kim EhlertWaukesha County Technical College (WCTC)
Ann BriceWestern Technical College
Kurt GeringMarquette University 
Mary JohannesenSouthwest Technical College (SWTC)
Heidi WarrenWisconsin Marketing Education Association (WMEA)
Cheryl KotheKenosha Unified School District (KUSD)
Stacy RyanWisconsin Educators of Business and Information Technology (WEBIT)
Todd WilliamsWisconsin Educators of Business and Information Technology (WEBIT)
Jason HolterWisconsin Marketing Education Association (WMEA)
Tom MartinCESA 3
Jane WeissWisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Nomination PendingWisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB)

Interested in joining the advisory committee? Please contact Dave Thomas at 608-266-2348 or