West CAP is proud of its history as an innovative, forward thinking organization. Established in 1965, West CAP was one of the first community action agencies in Wisconsin. Since then, West CAP has worked to promote the self-sufficiency of low-income families in the rural communities of west central Wisconsin, operating as an equal opportunity employer and service provider.
TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST POVERTY BY DEVELOPING THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ASSETS OF LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES AND BY WORKING TO CREATE A MORE JUST AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY.
OUR SERVICE AREA
We primarily serve seven counties in west central Wisconsin: Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix. We also provide limited services to Washburn and Burnett counties to the north.
LEFT TO RIGHT:
LISA SMITH – CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
JESSICA RUDIGER – HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
PETER KILDE – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
TIM MATHER – ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
West CAP is governed by a 21 member board of directors. Directors are selected to represent low-income, government and community constituencies in each of the counties we serve. Government representatives are selected by their county board; community representatives are selected by various organizations and businesses; low-income representatives are through a democratic process.
Tony Willkom, Vice President
Kwase Golliday, Secretary
Paul Hoch, Treasurer
Phillip Verges, President