Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is comprised of 16 positions held by PLATO members: a president, vice president, past president, treasurer, secretary, chairs of the standing committees, and five members-at-large. This group determines the overall policies and directions for PLATO. The Board of Directors meets monthly. Meetings include the UW-Madison DCS liaison and office coordinator.  PLATO members are always welcome to attend.  

Effective November 1, 2017, Board of Directors Meetings will be held at 9:30 am on the second Friday of even-numbered months.  Board Meetings are slated for: August 9; October 11; December 13, 2019; February 14, 2020;  April 10; June 12 for the 2019-2020 Membership year.

Meetings are held at the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies, 21 N. Park St., 7th Floor large conference room. Parking is available in the building or on surrounding side-streets..

Click to view the AGENDA for the Friday, June 14, 2018 Board Meeting (opens as pdf). 

Click to view Minutes of past Board Meetings.

 Board Position

 Board Member

 President (2019-2020)

 Michael Stevens

 Vice President

 Kathy Brown

 Past President

 Scott Kolar


 Patricia Herrling


 Scott Kolar

 Curriculum Committee Co-Chairs

 Barb Friberg
 Therese Stevens

 Finance Committee Chair (Treasurer)

 Scott Kolar

 Fund Development Committee Chair

 Rod McKenzie

 Membership /Communication Committee Chair

 Hedy Lukas

 Special Events Committee Co-Chairs

 Janet Cabot
 Mike Roy

 Technology Committee Chair

 Scott Kolar

 Director-at-Large  Patricia Eaton


 Suzy Griffiths


 Sharon Scrattish


 Meg Taylor


 Paul Thompson

updated 7/3/2019

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For more info about PLATO contact:

PLATO Office Operations, ATTN: Edie or Louise
c/o UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715

Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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