MCW Consortium on Public & Community Health

The MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health is a nine-member body that provides oversight for AHW’s investments and support of community and public health partnerships and projects, and serves in an advisory capacity for investments in research and education.

As directed by the Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner, the MCW Consortium is composed of four members representing statewide and community health care advocacy organizations, four members representing MCW, and a member appointed by the insurance commissioner.


Cheryl A. Maurana, PhD

Joy R. Tapper, MPA

Executive Director 
Milwaukee Health Care Partnership

Genyne L. Edwards, JD

Genyne L. Edwards, JD

P3 Development Group


Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH

Senior Associate Dean and Director
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Professor, Anesthesiology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Elizabeth “Lieske” Giese, RN, MSPH

Elizabeth “Lieske” Giese, RN, MSPH

Health Officer/Director
Eau Claire City/County
Health Department

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Joseph E. Kerschner, MD

Provost and Executive Vice President 
Dean, School of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin

Christopher P. Kops, CPA, MBA

Christopher P. Kops, CPA, MBA

Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Operating Officer
Medical College of Wisconsin

John R. Raymond, Sr., MD

John R. Raymond, Sr., MD

President and Chief Executive Officer
Medical College of Wisconsin

Rebecca “Reba” Rice, MA

Rebecca “Reba” Rice, MA

Chief Executive Officer 
NorthLakes Community Clinic

Tony Shields, MSM

President & CEO
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

Call for new member nominations

The MCW Consortium on Public and Community Health is seeking qualified nominees to fill an upcoming vacancy in the category of community health advocate. Nominations from eligible organizations will be accepted through October 15, 2020.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The MCW Consortium conducts its operations and processes in accordance with the State of Wisconsin open meetings and public records laws. Meetings of the Consortium are open to the public. Agendas and minutes are posted below.
All monthly meetings of the Consortium are held in the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Learning Center (Room M3500) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee), unless otherwise noted.


Upcoming Meeting Schedule

MCW Consortium on Public & Community Health

January 2, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda (PDF)
February 6, 2020 | 2-4 pm| Agenda (PDF)
March 5, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Canceled
April 2, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda (PDF)
May 7, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda (PDF)
June 4, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda (PDF)
July 2, 2020  | 2-4 pm | Canceled
July 20, 2020 Special Meeting | 8-8:30 am | Agenda (PDF)
August 6, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda (PDF)

September 3, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda (PDF)

October 1, 2020 | 2-3 pm | Nominating Subcommittee Agenda (PDF)
October 22, 2020 | 12-1 pm | Nominating Subcommittee Agenda (PDF)

November 5, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda to come
December 3, 2020 | 2-4 pm | Agenda to come

Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2020 Meeting Minutes:

2020 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2014-2019 Meeting Minutes:

2019 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2018 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2017 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2016 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2015 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

2014 Meeting Minutes (PDF)

Previous meeting minutes available upon request.

Public Records

The MCW Consortium is subject to Wisconsin Statutes related to public records. Requests for records of the Consortium may be directed to the AHW records custodian. Contact Records Custodian, Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, PO Box 26509, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226. Request may also be made via email to

Governing Documents

Diversity Statement

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) endowment fund and the MCW Consortium are subject to, and comply with and affirm the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy of the Medical College of Wisconsin. The MCW Consortium is committed to optimizing the talents of people of different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as a means of improving the health of the residents of Wisconsin. The AHW Endowment will continue to be equally accessible to all qualified persons without regard to their race, religion, color, age, disability, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, membership in the military reserves, creed, ancestry and arrest or conviction record. This policy represents the AHW endowment and MCW’s commitment to nondiscriminatory practices and affirms its value for fair treatment of all qualified applicants and employees.

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