LIsa Veleff Day
PO Box 501
Tomahawk, WI 5448
Lisa Veleff Day joined the National PKU Alliance in December 2013 as the Development Manager. Lisa has been working in nonprofits since before she graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University, with her B.A. in Religion. Lisa worked several years for a national cancer research organization in New York City, learning about fundraising, grant writing, and public relations along the way. Lisa eventually landed in Maine, where she worked in development for higher education and human services organizations.
Lisa lives outside of picturesque Portland, Maine, with her husband, their four kids, and two incorrigible dogs. In her spare time, Lisa volunteers a great deal of energy to nonprofits that assist refugees, immigrants, and adoptees.
PO Box 501
Tomahawk, WI 54487
Katrina Swenson is the Project Assistant of the National PKU Alliance. She joined the team in February 28, 2014 which just so happened to be “Rare Disease Day”. Katrina graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts and a Minor in Computer Graphics. Her first job after of college was for the software company Quark, Inc. Four years later she transitioned into web design spending the next 11 years developing and maintaining websites for various companies. When she moved to Wisconsin with her family in 2009, she and her husband owned and operated a successful Non-Emergency Medical Transportation company. After the sale of their business she went on to substitute teach for elementary and middle schools in Tomahawk, WI. Katrina brings with her years of web and internet experience, as well as marketing, public relations, state health care procedures and office management experience. She is excited and eager to now be part of NPKUA and looks forward to contributing to the advocacy of PKU and doing everything she can to help make a difference.
Katina lives in Tomahawk, WI with her husband, daughter and four Springer Spaniels. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors and activities such as fishing (from a boat or on the ice, depending on the weather), kayaking, hiking, camping, biking and snowboarding.