About Us

Accidental injury is the number one killer of children under the age of 14.

 

Each year more than 6.5 million young people are injured severely enough to land in a hospital emergency room, many with life-altering consequences. Yet, an astounding 90% of these could have been avoided through education and prevention measures like those offered through the Center for Childhood Safety (CCS). 

Our mission is to create a culture of childhood safety in Northeast Wisconsin by providing education and resources to children and adults.

For 28 years, the Center for Childhood Safety has been a "vaccine" against accidental childhood injury.  CCS's mission is to be the leading source of safety education and programming in Northeast Wisconsin, dedicated to preventing and eliminating childhood injury.

"If a disease were killing our children at the rate of unintentional injury, the public would be outraged and demand this killer be stopped."
- Former Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop

Meet the team

Kimberly Hess

Executive Director

Jennie Mayer

Community Engagement Manager

Christel Weinaug

Development Coordinator

Meet Our Board of Directors

Brenda Aerts

Claims Specialist, Schreiber Foods

Nicole Boldt

Director of Finance, Woodside Senior Communities

 

Vicki Fabry

President, Fabry Saranac Glove

 

Dr. Gordon Haugan, Founder/Member Emeritus, Pediatrician, Prevea

 

Kimberly Hess

Executive Director, Center for Childhood Safety

Lisa Hutto, Secretary

Community Volunteer

Michelle Knaus

Nicolet Bank

Joshua Koch, Vice President

Lawyer, Conway, Olejniczak& Jerry, S. C.

Jeff Martinson

Martinson Law Offices

 

Greg Scanlon, Treasurer

Business Development Director, Munroe Exhibits

 

Heidi Warpinski, President

Executive Director, St. Vincent Children’s Hospital & Prevea

 

 

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2827 Ramada Way, Ashwaubenon, WI 54304 | 920-272-0110 | info@ccsgb.org