Michael Fields names new director
Barbara Lucksinger is the new director of development at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy.
Lucksinger brings over 25 years of fund development experience. She served as the lead staff on capital campaigns, consulted with several non-profits and implemented the starup of two development departments. She most recently held the position of director of mission advancement at St. Catherine Residence in Milwaukee. Before that, Lucksinger was with La Cause, also in Milwaukee, for 13 years, filling several positions—eventually serving as the director of programs.
Lucksinger's role at Michael Fields' will be to formalize the development program, develop the fundraising plan for each year, set goals and coordinate the activities of the fundraising committee and volunteers.
MFAI , a non-profit organization, will soon celebrate 30 years as a player in the areas of agricultural research, education and public policy for sustainable agriculture.