Bellin College board has new leader, membership


BELLEVUE — The Bellin College Board of Trustees is now led by the group’s former treasurer, Robert Clausen.

As the new chairman, Clausen succeeds Thomas Prust who headed the board for seven years and is now vice chairman. Clausen, retired vice president of finance for Paper Converting Machine Company, has been a Bellin College board member for 26 years.

The college board also announced the addition of two new members, Terry Fulwiler, retired CEO of W.S. Packaging Group, Inc., and Cindy Dehn, broker associate for Coldwell Banker. Ruth Feldhaus recently retired from board membership.

In addition to Clausen, Fulwiler and Dehn, the Bellin College Board includes:
• Vice chairman: Thomas Prust
• Secretary: Michael (Max) Frost
• Treasurer: Dr. Fergus Hughes
• Trustee: Karen Brukardt
• Trustee: Gerald (Cort) Condon
• Trustee: Dr. Charles Ihrke
• Trustee: George Kerwin
• Trustee: Kathleen Riley
• Trustee: Donald Salmon
• Trustee: Mike VanAsten
• Trustee: Dr. William Wittman

About Bellin College
Bellin College,, was founded in 1909 as part of the Bellin Health system and is one of Wisconsin’s premier private Bachelor of Science-Nursing and Master of Science-Nursing degree accredited colleges. The college also offers a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences degree. In 2009, the college moved to its new campus located at 3201 Eaton Road in the village of Bellevue. The college is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit institution receiving its primary income from tuition, donors, foundations and corporations. Bellin College works cooperatively with area health care organizations to provide nursing and imaging students with real-life clinical experience to complement the outstanding classroom and lab instruction they receive on campus, in order to the meet the region’s growing need for well-educated and skilled leaders in health care.