Board and Committees

PAGE relies on the support of its board members and committees to support and strive toward equity in Greendale. We are always looking for talented people to join the board or a committee. If you are interested, feel free to reach out to PAGE.

PAGE Board Members

President

Diannia Merriett

Diannia Merriett has worked in education for over 20 years. Her teaching philosophy: students learn best when they feel welcomed, heard, and safe. She also is very involved in her community, being a Girl Scout troop leader for over 13 years, teaching Glee Club and Broadway kids through park and rec and has been a regular volunteer at Greendale library. Currently, Diannia is the Chair of Greendale Welcomes Diversity program and a Co-Chair on the Greendale Steering Committee. Proud mom of a class of 2020 graduate and a foster mom to three great kids. A quote DIannia lives by: “None of us alone can save the nation or the world. But each of us can make a positive difference if we commit ourselves to do so." -Cornel West

Vice President

Nat Godley

Nat Godley is originally from the UK, but has lived in the Midwest for 25 years (15 in SE Wisconsin, teaching in local colleges). Although he only recently became a naturalized US citizen and voted for the first time, he has long worked to promote justice in his community through supporting grassroots efforts. He has lived in Greendale since 2014 and has two kids who have attended Highland View, Greendale Middle, and Greendale High Schools.

Secretary

To be filled

Treasurer

Chris Spehert

Chris is a lifelong Greendale resident who currently works in marketing. He has a Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies degree from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He is actively involved in Greendale Twi-Nite Baseball, Cub Scout, and teaching Sunday School at St. Luke’s in Greendale. He’s also the dad of 2 kids who currently attend Canterbury. In his free time he enjoys painting, listening to music, and playing vintage baseball.

Member at Large

Wendy Lehman

Wendy has over 25 years of experience working in international and U.S. nonprofits utilizing writing/editing, outcome evaluation, project and development planning, budget management, and relationship-building skills. She is currently the Director of Development at a community-based organization that advances equity, develops leaders, and organizes for social justice. She has a graduate certificate in Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Arts in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. She moved to Greendale in spring of 2019.


PAGE Committees

Programs

Diannia Merriett

Contact Diannia for more information on how you can help out planning programs like events and trainings with PAGE. We partner within the village and outside to bring the best events and education possible. Find upcoming programs and meetings in the Calendar tab.

Policies

Lara Miller

The PAGE policy committee reviews GSD and Village policies with a lense of equity. If new policies need to be created, we work to make that happen. We collaborate with the School Board and Village officials to try to bring positive changes in our systems/practices/policies so that all Village residents reach their full potential.