Contact Info

Parent Board

Tree of Life Preschool is governed by a volunteer parent board. Candidates for Parent Board positions are obtained from registration response forms and recommendations from current board members and staff.

The board meets at 7:00pm in Room 201. Meetings are open to anyone interested in attending.

2017-2018 Board Meeting Dates

  • August 15th
  • September 19th
  • October 17th
  • November 14th
  • December 19th
  • January 16th
  • February 20th
  • March 20th
  • April 17th
  • May 15th


Darcie Hartford
414.530.0092  mail
President – Elect 
Erin Trovilion
773.844.4415  mail
Kelly Riley
502.216.8572  mail
Registration  – Enrollment
Laura Fischer
414.964.8733 mail
Registration – Extended Day
Abby Williams
414.763.9354  mail
Allison Feix
920.207.4620  mail
Social Chair
Eileen Burke
414.839.4218  mail
PR/Web Administrator
Laura Kashou
414.531.0969  mail
Fundraising Chair
Jess Cigelske
414.840.4275  mail
Parent Participation Chair
Alice Funsch
706.399.0951  mail
Helping Hands Chair
Maggie Hammes
312.718.8800  mail
Field Trip Chair
Adrienne Grunau
414.763.2190  mail
Book Chair
Amanda Bothwell-Kurowski
713.449.4158 mail
Teacher Aid Recruiter
Susan Puechner
773.882.9990 mail

NAEYC Accredited

Tree of Life Christian Preschool is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. This prestigious recognition is achieved by only five percent of early childhood programs and signifies that our program meets national standards of excellence.

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Tree of Life is a non-profit ministry of the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay. We welcome families and children of all faiths as it is not a prerequisite to belong to the church to attend Tree of Life Preschool.

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