About

Board of Directors

WVL Board

Mr. William Hintz

whintz@nosd.edu | William Hintz currently works as a specialist and workshop provider for Apple, Inc. He also does some consulting with Wisconsin Education Innovations. He has a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and previously worked for 34 years as a high school principal, assistant principal, and social studies teacher. Additionally, he has training in virtual education as a Wisconsin Certified Online Instructor. He is married with three children and one grandchild.

Ms. Leslie Manske

lmanske@nosd.edu | Leslie Manske has been a WVL parent for 12 years. As a mother of 5 individual children with different learning style, she truly values the personalized options that a virtual school provides her children. Having experienced every education option on the spectrum, including public, parochial, traditional homeschooling, and virtual learning, she is passionate about providing the right-fit education for every child. During her time with WVL she has seen it evolve and grow and is confident of its continued success. In addition to being a learning coach to her children, Leslie is active in the Muskego Woman’s Club, works part-time as a fitness coach, mentors through public speaking, and blogs.

Ms. Sandy Lundberg

slundberg@nosd.edu | Sandy Lundberg has been a paralegal and Foley & Lardner LLP since 1993, starting initially and continuing to work on public finance transactions, including corporate, municipal, and school district bond financing. In recent years she also works in the tax and estate and trusts areas, which includes nonprofit entity formations. Prior to joining Foley, Sandy worked for First Bank N.A. (n/k/a U.S. Bank) for 8 years in the corporate trust area where she administered corporate bond issues as a corporate bond trustee. Sandy is a mom to 2 teenagers in the Germantown school district.

Ms. Connie Bestul

cbestule@nosd.edu | Connie Bestul and her husband Tom, own and operate a 160-cow dairy farm in central Wisconsin. They have 6 children and have been part of the Wisconsin Virtual Learning School for over 7 years. Maintaining a great school system that provides an excellent education for all children is very important to Connie.

Mr. Eric Dimmit

Eric has over two decades of experience as a K-12 teacher and school administrator. In addition to teaching middle school and high school English and speech communication in central and northwestern Wisconsin, he has been an assistant principal and director of instruction in three suburban Milwaukee school districts. These administrative roles included leading curriculum development processes, designing and providing professional learning for teachers and administrators, and coordinating the districts' assessment programs. He has been responsible for English Language Learner and Gifted/Talented programs, new teacher mentoring programs, federal formula and competitive grants, strategic planning, and other related administrative areas.