Kathryn Grafsgaard serves as the Executive Director and brings extensive experience in federal and state program administration, non-profit management, fund-raising, leadership and program planning. Kathy has a MBA, and BS in Food and Nutrition/Dietetics. She served formerly as Vice Chair of the CORE Board, and Chair of the Friends in Deed Program. Kathy and her husband Dave Olson reside in Washburn. They have 4 grown sons and 2 daughters-in-law.
Robin Whittaker serves as CORE's Program Coordinator. In this new position at CORE, Robin will coordinate community-based expansion efforts, work closely with volunteers and care recipients, and coordinate and oversee many of CORE's program areas. Robin has an Associate's degree from WITC in the Gerontology Professional Program and is completing a Bachelor's degree from UW-Oshkosh. Robin was born in Portugal, and lived overseas and stateside with her military family. She lives in Ashland, and has four children.
Andrea Fisk is the CORE Office Manager.
Donna Line is the ENCORE Resale Store Lead Manager. Donna is a lifelong resident of Bayfield. Donna brings her spirit, creativity and passion for CORE's mission to the organization.
Kim Metropulos is working as ENCORE Co-Manager. Kim brings a great deal of retail experience to ENCORE, and a creative flair. Kim has business experience working in a law firm, and she previously owned the Shabby Shop in Washburn. Kim is the mother of two grown children.