Mary Dougherty is CORE's Executive Director. She comes to us with abundant positive energy and dedication to the community. Her background in recognizing community needs and her belief in collaboration & collective action being keys to maintaining vibrant and resilient communities are the tools she offers to CORE and all she engages with. Mary is a poet of sorts, telling the story of Northern Wisconsin life, and using it to compel support in maintaining our rural way of life while advocating for the quality of living we all hope to grow old with.
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. Andrea was raised by her grandparents and lived in rural towns most of her life. Andrea has a degree in Accounting and Human Services. Andrea has two teenage children and lives in Ashland.
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.