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. Meetings include the UW-Madison DCS liaison and office coordinator.  PLATO members are always welcome to attend.  

Board of Directors Meetings are held on the second Friday of even-numbered months at 9:30 am.  For the 2021-2022 Membership year Board Meetings are scheduled for: August 13, October 8, December 10, 2021; and February 11, April 8, and June 10, 2022.

Face-to-face Meetings are held at the offices of 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.

DUE TO COVID-19 concerns, Board Meetings are currently being held via web conference. For details or to receive a link to the online meeting contact the PLATO Office (

Click to view Minutes of past Board Meetings.

Board Position

Board Member

President (2020-2021)

Kathy Brown (

Vice President

Rod McKenzie

Past President

Michael Stevens


Patricia Herrling


Scott Kolar

Curriculum Committee Chair

Paul Thompson

Finance Committee Chair (Treasurer)

Scott Kolar

Fund Development Committee Chair

Rod McKenzie

Membership/Communications Committee Chair

Hedy Lukas

Special Events Committee Co-Chairs

Carla Dilorio
Mike DiIorio

Technology Committee Chair

Scott Kolar

Director-at-Large Alan Capelle


Jatinder Cheema


Dory Christensen


Mike Kernats 

Director-at-Large Sharon Scrattish 

Updated 9/30/2021

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