Friends of Silverwood Park Board & Staff

Board of Directors

This is a picture of FoSP Board member Rita Fox

Rita Fox
Board Secretary

Rita leads the Oak Savanna restoration for Silverwood Park. She is a retired Middle School teacher, Ice Age Trail volunteer, and avid student of woodland restoration management.

This is a picture of Kirsten Almo

Kirsten Almo
Board Treasurer

Kirsten is director of the Edgerton Public Library and a former classroom teacher.

John Steines
Board President

John is former president of the Friends of Starkweather Creek (Madison) and an artist.

FoSP Board member Barb Gausman

Barb Gausman
Board Vice President

Barb is a retired Edgerton High School teacher passionate about promote healthy eating and lifestyles through teaching summer school at Silverwood Park.

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Barb Schuetz
Board Member

Barb is a park neighbor and a retired teacher who walks the park frequently.


Kyle Richmond
Resource Developer

Kyle is a former FoSP Board member. He also is a former member of the Dane County Board and the Dane County Park Commission. He works in communications.

This is a picture of Katie Whitten

Katie Whitten
Park Manager

Katie is a former FoSP Board member. She is an Edgerton School District substitute teacher, former classroom teacher, and a farmer who is neighbor to the park. Katie also is a horse enthusiast and rider.