Our GLADC Staff and Board of Directors


Arlette Rodriguez-Miller

GLADC Executive Director

Board of Directors

Ricardo Acevedo

GLADC President
District Manager, Social Security Administration

Shane Gesler

GLADC President Elect
Client Relations Specialist, Manpower

Andrea Hansen

GLADC Treasurer
Director, Self-Sufficiency Program at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Kymi Moua

GLADC Secretary
Human Resources, Trane

Michael Ablan, Esq.

GLADC Board Member
Attorney, Michael Ablan Law Firm

Jill Breidel

GLADC Board Member
Human Resource Consultant, Gundersen Health System

Danya Day

GLADC Board Member
Integrated Support Assistant, School District of La Crosse; Cosmetologist, Oasis Spa and Tanning

Nickijo Hager

GLADC Board Member
Vice President of Mission and Organizational Learning, Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare

Thomas Harris

GLADC Board Member and Media Liaison
Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Services, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Ryan Nell

GLADC Board Member
Receptionist Team Lead and Support Team at Smith.ai

Mary Anna Thornton, Ph.D.

GLADC Board Member
Achieving the Dream & Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Western Technical College

Pro Bono Website and Marketing Assistance from:

Sarah Arendt-Beyer,  Marketing Director and Account Manager, Digisage, Inc.