Passing of Lee Ann Roseberry

It is with great sadness I inform you that Lee Ann Roseberry passed away on  December 21st following a four month battle with  cancer.  


Lee Ann had just begun as the Western District Chair but resigned because of the health issues.  Lee Ann had served as president of Partners of Gunderson Moundview Hospital and Clinics and volunteered for hospice and as a caregiver for the elderly.  


Please let members of your organizations who may have known or worked with Lee Ann know of her passing.  


I have extended condolences on behalf of Partners to the family.  


Once again, we are reminded that tomorrow is promised to no one so make the most of today.  

Wishing you all health, peace and happiness in this new year.  

     Jan Molaska     Partners of WHA President

   Partners of WHA Districts   

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The new bylaws have been posted and can be found on the Leadership Handbook page.

Updated "Local President's Annual Report" and "Change of Information" forms have been posted under Forms.

WHA’s annual Advocacy Day event is designed to educate and motivate health care employees, trustees and volunteers on important health care-related issues to encourage grassroots advocacy opportunities. Featured speakers give timely insight into state and federal health care issues, while participating in legislative visits allows attendees to speak up on behalf of their hospitals.

Stay tuned for more updates on the WHA website, including how to register and an announcement on the bipartisan legislative panel participants!

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Organizational Purpose:

Partners of WHA supports healthcare volunteers through education and advocacy for the health of our communities. 


Download the Partners of WHA Brochure here.

Partners of Wisconsin Hospital Association, Inc. (Partners) is a non-profit, volunteer service organization affiliated with Wisconsin Hospital Association. Founded in 1951 as Wisconsin Hospital Association Auxiliaries, Partners, which changed its name in 1997, now boasts almost 9,000 members in Wisconsin.

  • Partners emphasizes auxiliary participation in health education, health career and wellness programs, and volunteer service to Wisconsin hospitals, focusing on public policy education and advocacy to Wisconsin hospitals.

  • Partners promotes leadership development offering resources, meetings and seminars to local hospital auxiliaries.

  • Partners shares information on successful auxiliary programs, fund raising and trends in volunteerism through its quarterly newsletter, Reaching Out, and through legislative and health education mailings. 


For the Year 2018 -


Districts Reporting                                                                 7
Partners of WHA Member Organizations                            56
Partners of WHA Member Organizations reporting             56


         Lakes District Members                        1,595
         North Central District Members            1,415
         Northwestern District Members               802
         Southeastern District Members            1,073

         Southern District Members                   2,075
         West Central District Members                779
         Western District Members                       811
                              TOTAL                             8.686

Total Hours Reported                                                 954,086

Total Fundraising Projects                                                 485       

Total Money given from Fundraising                     $ 1,906,641

Number of Scholarships Awarded                                     431

Total Money given in Scholarships                          $ 456,538

Number of Contacts with Legislators                              1,005

Number of Public Policy articles                                        179 

Members who serve on Hospital Public Policy Committees                              YES 2                   NO 51                    

Number of Health Education projects/programs                278

Number of Health Education articles in Newsletters          274

Submitted on March 17, 2019 by Jan Molaska, President of Partners of WHA.

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President:              Jan  Molaska