Meet The Board
Getting to know your Home of Our Own (HOOO) Board
Co-chair of the HOOO Board. She began her career as a legal services and civil rights attorney and later co-founded HOOO. She recognizes her son, who is diagnosed with autism, as her most important teacher and inspiration.
Mary Anne Oemichen
Co-chair of the HOOO Board and the Oemichen family is one of the original founding families, having started the journey to make Prairie Haus a reality almost a decade ago. Mary Anne practices employment and school law, and advocates for children and adults with disabilities and mental health challenges in addition to her role with HOOO.
Secretary of the HOOO Board and has lived and worked in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin for the past 40 years. Kim has volunteered her time helping with the development of HOOO since its inception.
Treasurer of the HOOO Board and a retired RN and Packaging Engineer. Given her knowledge of spreadsheets and the engaging energy she felt supporting HOOO's innovative project and people, she moved into the Board Treasurer position.
Member of the HOOO Board and is a retired Education Assistant with Wisconsin Heights Schools (32 years experience). She has 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren; one of which is living at Prairie Haus.
Member of the HOOO Board and lives in New Glarus. He is currently employed with the State Bank of Cross Plains, is happily married to Jody, and they have three daughters; one of which is a resident of Prairie Haus.
(100% of board members make monetary contributions to HOOO)