Buckets for Hunger has an all volunteer board. The men and women have put in countless hours and invested their lives in an effort to bring about a better life for those in need.


Name: Wayne Bisek
Position: President/Founder/ Charter Member
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Wayne is the founder of Buckets and the President.  He dedicates approximately 1000 hours per year and enjoys nearly every minute of it.  He is ever mindful of the fact that the organization would not succeed without the generosity of the volunteers, the athletes, the sponsors and the donors/attendees of the various events each year. He is self-employed as an independent financial advisor

Name: Richard Loerke
Position: Vice president
Hometown: Deerfield WI
Rick has worked with Buckets for the last three years in every position from event volunteer to marketing co-chairperson to website manager.  He brings a good deal of enthusiasm to our cause and a youthful exuberance that will serve us well for years to come. Rick works in marketing at Dean Health Plan.

Name: Tony Crook
Position: Treasurer/ Charter Member
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Tony is a charter member of the board of directors.  He has performed various duties from officer positions to event organizer and website manager.  He is now the Treasurer. In addition, Tony volunteers at each of our events throughout the year. Tony is an important reason why the organization has survived and thrives. Tony is a self-employed business owner of a company named TMI, Incorporated.

Name: Nondor Timothy Weiss
Position: Secretary
Hometown: Middleton WI
Tim has been very involved in Buckets for at least the past four years and has been a committee chairperson and an event volunteer.  Tim has assisted in the area of information gathering also for our website.  TIm has helped tremendously in his short tenure with the organization.

Name: A.J. Bisek
Position: At Large
Hometown: Madison, WI
A.J. has volunteered with Buckets for over the whole sixteen years of our existence.  His past duties included auction worker, program designer, ad designer, and he has worked the dinner event for all seven years of its existence plus he has worked Packer football fundraisers.  He is currently employed at Smart Toyota in Madison.

Name: Cole Bisek
Position: At Large
Hometown: Madison, Wi
Cole has volunteered with Buckets for tenAlia has worked with Buckets for sixteen years by assisting us with running the dinner events, working silent auctions, doing the Packer football game events and serving as co-chairperson of the live auction. Cole is currently employed by Madison Optimetric Center.

Name: Melanie Bisek
Position: At Large
Hometown: Oregon,WI

Melanie has been a volunteer since 1995.  She has handed out flyers at events, she has worked the dinner events and the silent auction programs in addition to designing the annual newsletter. She has participated in the Packer football game fund raising events, also.  

She is currently studying for her Doctoral degree as a physical therapist at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wi.


Name: Vickie Carroll
Position: At Large/Charter Member
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Vickie has been at Wayne's side the entire time as she is his wife and constant companion in everything Buckets.  She has performed duties such as committee chair, event volunteer and is the editor of everything Wayne writes for and about Buckets.  She is the detail person who ensures that the little things are taken care of timely and accurately.  She has convinced Wayne on more than a few occasions to keep fighting the battle.  She is one of  the biggest reasons that Buckets continues to exist and to succeed.  Vickie is a registered nurse in the emergency room at Stoughton Hospital in Stoughton, Wisconsin.

Name: Bonnie Lynde
Position: At Large/Charter Member
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Bonnie joined us immediately in 1995.  She has been the treasurer of the organization and has kept track of the money at our events forever.  She is always willing to do any duties necessaries in order to ensure a successful event.  Bonnie has been a key cog in our machine since day one. Bonnie is a respiratory therapist.

Name: Paul Lynde
Position: At Large/Charter Member
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Paul started out with Buckets from the first day we formed our group.  Paul has served in various capacities including chairperson of several committees and is always volunteering to take on more responsiblities.  He has been a very good soldier in our battle to reduce hunger.  Paul is a perfusionist at Meriter Hospital in Madison.

Name: Tim Powers
Position: At Large
Hometown: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Tim Powers joined the Board of Directors in 2006 and is a strong promoter of our annual dinner/auction.  He brings in many tickets buyers and bidders in addition to his generous purchases.  He is still actively involved even though he recently moved to Dallas, Texas. Tim is is a General Agent with MassMutual Financial Group out of Madison, Wisconsin

Name: Donald Shultz
Position: At Large
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Don is an attorney at American Family Insurance.  He has been very valuable to our organization because of his legal advice.  But even more so, he has been important because he has served as our general of our main event every many times.  He provides clarity and detail-oriented precision to each of these events.  He has served as an officer on several occasion and is currently the Secretary of the group.  He has served as an officer on several occasions

Name: Jeff Stein
Position: At Large
Hometown: Fort Atkinson WI
Jeff is returning to the Board of Directors after a four year absence due to additional family responsibilities.  In other words, two kids were added to the two he and his wife, Heidi, already had in the family.  He is now prepared to come back into the fold and assist us in our efforts.  Jeff has been a generous supporter of the Buckets cause via sports memorabilia purchases and ticket sales to events.  He is a good man to have on the team once again.  Jeff is a self-employed financial advisor with Amerprise Financial Services in Fort Atkinson.

Name: Barbara Weiss
Position: At Large
Hometown: Middleton WI
Barb has been active as a volunteer for the last four years with Buckets.  She has served in whatever capacity she been requested.  She brings a good knowledge of business and marketing to the group and a willingness to work diligently for the cause.  She has already been a great asset to our organization in the time she has worked with us. Barb is currently employed at the Wisconsin Council for the Blind in Madison.

Name: Mike Williams
Position: At Large
Hometown: Watertown, WI
Mike became a board member in 2003.  He has run our annual food pantry challenge in Watertown ever since we started it.  Before that, he and his associates ran a very successful basketball shooting contest there for Buckets.  He volunteers at all of our events and has been vital to our cause. Mike is a self employed financial advisor associated with Amerprise Financial Services.
4761 Coolidge Street
Oregon, WI 53575
Phone: 1-888-351-9154
Fax: 1-608-835-2887
Email:
buckets4hunger@hotmail.com