Brown County United Way is proud to announce the appointment of five new members to its respected board of directors:

  • Michelle Hansen, Community Member
  • Tony Fisher, Player/Alumni Specialist, Green Bay Packers
  • Rob Byrne, Vice President Industry & Regulatory Affairs, Schreiber
  • Erin Van Zeeland, Group Senior Vice President/General Manager, Logistics Services, Schneider
  • Nathan King, Vice President, Bay Bank

Michelle Hansen, Tony Fisher and Rob Byrne will serve three year terms, through Feb. 2022, while Erin Van Zeeland and Nathan King will each serve a four year term through Feb. 2023.

As an active volunteer and community leader, Michelle Hansen has been a longtime advocate of the Brown County United Way, serving as workplace campaign coordinator during her time with Shopko as manager of public relations and the Shopko Foundation. Hansen said, “I am honored to join United Way because I fully support its mission, ‘To create community solutions that strengthen every person and every community in Brown County, and I am excited to work with other talented volunteers to make a positive impact and strengthen our community.”


Tony Fisher joined the Green Bay Packers Community Outreach team in 2013 as Player/Alumni Specialist, where he works to build relationships with and educate current players and alumni on the importance of community appearances. Fisher also served as Campaign Co-Chair in 2017 with Cathy Dworak on behalf of the Green Bay Packers.


Rob Byrne is responsible for regulatory compliance and serves as the liaison to industry groups for Schreiber. Prior to joining Schreiber in 2009, Byrne worked for the National Milk Producers Federation and the International Dairy Foods Association.


With 25 years of operations and logistics experience, Erin Van Zeeland has held several leadership roles in both Schneider’s Logistics and asset-based divisions. Van Zeeland started her career at Schneider in 1993 as a service team leader. Additionally, she has served on the Cerebral Palsy board and is an active member in women’s ministries at her local church. 


Nathan King currently serves as vice president for Bay Bank as an experienced strategic leader. Prior to his role at Bay Bank, King worked for Oneida Nation for 15 years, most recently as the director of intergovernmental affairs and communication.


The roles of Brown County United Way’s Board of Directors include visioning, direction setting for the organization and ensuring results. The board represents United Way in the community, brings the public voice to the organization’s decision-making, and is charged with stewardship and accountability to maintain the trust of the community.

Brown County United Way strives for an inclusive community where all individuals are able to meet their basic needs and have equal opportunity for stability in their health, education and financial well-being.