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The District Employee Wellness Committee (DEWC) strives to provide education, support, and resources to assist employees on their journey to create a work-life balance and improve quality of life. The committee guides the development and implementation of various wellness programming including monthly employee wellness newsletters, district-wide wellness challenges, annual Wellness Fair, and continuous support to the Site-Based Wellness Liaisons. 


Current volunteer members who serve on the District Employee Wellness Committee include:

  • Rachelle Hady, Director of Benefits
  • Jay Affeldt, Executive Director of Student and Staff Support
  • Ashley Riley, Physical Education, Health & Wellness Coordinator
  • Shelle Michalak, MTI 
  • Mindy Vinje, MSCR Fitness Specialist
  • Dustin Lundt, Food Services Coordinator
  • Jean O'Leary, MSCR Fitness Specialist
  • Sara Parrell, Lead Nurse & Program Lead for Mindfulness in MMSD
  • Sally Zirbel-Donisch, Health Services Coordinator

If you wish to contact a member of the Employee Wellness Committee, please send an email to wellness@madison.k12.wi.us. Thanks!