Maple Place Inc. Board of Directors

Our current Board of Directors contains 9 members, an advisory grant writer, and an honorary historic advisor.  Each individual brings his or her unique expertise and knowledge to our project in order to create and maintain a well-balanced, well-rounded, and well-knowledgeable board of directors to oversee Maple Place.  Here are our current officers and directors:

  • Chair: Jennifer Shufelt (Lakewood, WI)

  • Vice-Chair: Pete Lenti (Waukesha, WI)

    • Pete Lenti (Waukesha, Wisconsin) is a licensed and insured electrician with many years’ experience, having worked on both commercial and residential projects.  He currently heads the electrical restoration portion of the Maple Place Inc. project and, in addition to sitting as Vice-Chair, also currently serves as Maple Place Inc.'s Safety Coordinator.

  • Secretary/Treasurer; Executive Director; Grant Development Director: Phillip J. Adamczyk (Antigo/Townsend/Laona, WI)

    • Phillip J. Adamczyk (Antigo, Wisconsin) is the Executive Director of Maple Place Inc., as well as its Grant Development Director.  Phil is a licensed massage therapist and the owner of Amoterra, a wellness center based in Townsend, Wisconsin, and has run his own business since 2013.  He has had experience in education, health and wellness, business, accounting, and organizational management since 2009, having run and managed a holistic wellness center in La Crosse, Wisconsin while completing his Bachelor of Science in secondary English and history education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.  Phil also serves as the secretary and treasurer of the Laona Area Chamber of Commerce. Phil brings to the table his skills in education and educational development, secretarial organization and bookkeeping, business organization, business management, accounting and finances, and interpersonal communication, as well as his knowledge of technology, information systems, marketing and advertising, and social media communication.  Phil's passion for history and desire for community-mindedness, as well as his dedication to economic and social development, drive him to constantly seek to better himself, others, and the communities of which he is a part.

  • Fundraising Director: Carla Connor (Laona, WI)

    • Carla Connor (Laona, Wisconsin) has worked with interpersonal communication, in-person social networking, volunteerism, community betterment, and community development as a private citizen for many years.  Her skills include interpersonal communication, landscaping, interpersonal networking, and “street smarts” know-how.  Carla is a “jack of all trades,” able to apply her skills in manual construction and labor as much as her skills in social interactions.  She is actively involved in a multitude of volunteer organizations, all of which support community development, preservation, and interconnectedness.

  • Director: Jonel Calhoun (Laona, WI)

    • Jonel Calhoun (Laona, Wisconsin) has spent a lifetime in the banking industry, from customer rep to lender, branch management, compliance officer and internal audit.  Her strengths are in finance, regulatory compliance, policy-procedure- and report writing, and pretty much anything that requires attention to details.

  • Director: James Adamczyk (Townsend, WI)

  • Decoration Director: Linda Adamczyk (Townsend, WI)

  • Director: Cassandra Adams (Wabeno, WI)

  • Director: Roz Wittmann (Lakewood/Townsend, WI)

    • Rosalyn “Roz” Wittmann (Townsend, Wisconsin) holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership and a bachelor’s degree in public service leadership.  Roz is also a retired police officer who worked as a community liaison officer.  Roz has also worked in grant development, helping acquire grant funding for summer programs for at-risk youth; in addition, she has helped to foster community partnerships through spearheading programs such as Fox Crossings in Menasha, the GREAT summer program, community Citizenship Government Academy, and more.  Roz has also worked as an adjunct instructor through Fox Valley Technical College.


  • Grant Writer: Kenzie Carlson (Crandon, WI)

  • Historic Advisor: Sara W. Connor (Laona, WI)

    • Sara Connor (Laona, Wisconsin) is the Maple Place Inc. Historic Advisor, a retired educator, and has worked in both the fields of education and historic preservation for over 20 years.  Sara is both an accomplished author and historian, bringing to the table her experience and expertise in local and family history with regard to both the building’s and community’s preservation of history.