Our Mission:

Our mission is to enhance educational opportunities in the district’s schools and communities and to recognize the superior achievements of district students and alumni.



  • To receive & administer donations & gifts
  • To effectively manage the Foundation’s scholarship program
  • To fund innovative projects that enhance student performance
  • To solicit Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) business donations
  • To support the Kutztown Area School District and its students

Current Board of Directors

The KASD Education Foundation Board of Directors is all volunteer, comprised largely of KAHS alumni. Our Board of Directors includes representatives from the school system, the local business community, donors, as well as both legal and financial professionals. The Board meets quarterly.

Dr. Brenda Winkler, Founder, Class of ’63

  • Retired KASD Superintendent
  • 2013 Distinguished Alumnus

Stephen M. Fenstermacher, Vice President, Class of ’73

  • Retired Colonel, US Marine Corps
  • 2014 Distinguished Alumnus
  • Management, Kratos Public Safety & Security Solutions

Sheila A. Fulton, Class of ’63

  • Retired KASD Elementary Teacher

Jody Reidenhour, Class of ’75

  • Retired, U.S. Army, Chief Warrant Officer Four
  • Veterans Benefits Counselor

Christian Temchatin

  • Current KASD Superintendent
  • Ex Officio member of the Board

Benjamin Haas, President, Class of ’02

  • Wealth Manager, Haas Financial Group

Andrew Brett,  Secretary, Class of ’87

  • KAHS Guidance Counselor

Michele Zimmerman, Treasurer, Class of ’82

  • Business Manager, Hamburg Area H.S.

Katherine Metrick, Executive Director

  • Retired KASD Superintendent
  • Founder & Board Member, Kutztown Strong

Carl Ziegler, Class of ’66

  • Retired Businessman, Engineer & Educator
  • Former President, KASD School Board

Melissa Melton Nolte

  • KASD Administrative Assistant of Activities, Athletics, and Facilities
  • Former Secretary, Kutztown Strong Board


If you would like to request further information on how you can help enhance educational opportunities for our students, or if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please fill out the contact form below. One of our representatives will respond shortly. Thank you!

  • KASD Education Foundation
    251 Long Lane
    Kutztown, PA 19530
  • Info@KASDEDFoundation.org
  • 610-683-7361 Ext. 5105