National Office Staff


Jen Ainsworth, Executive Director

Jen is responsible for accomplishing Wild Ones’ mission through management of staff, national programs, fundraising, chapter and membership development, and partnerships with other organizations. Jen has over 10 years of non-profit management experience in business operations, project management and continuous improvement. Jen graduated from Fox Valley Technical College with an associate’s degree in business management with a specialty and green belt certification in Lean and Six Sigma.



Katie Huebner, Mission Manager

Katie is responsible for advancing Wild Ones’ mission related communications and programs for both members and the public. Katie has over 9 years of non-profit experience and has worked for over 13 years in the marketing and communications field. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in technical communication with a minor in journalism.



Janet Rothe, Membership Manager

Janet Rothe, Membership Manager

Janet is responsible for providing membership reports, maintaining social media, and serving as the first point of contact for chapter customer service. In partnership with the National Director, Janet provides the organization with insight and support for the Wild Ones brand, technology, training, and marketing initiatives. Janet holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh in fine arts, including visual communications design and strategic messaging.