Vice President of Philanthropy and Donor Stewardship, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
Ken Strmiska joined the College of Education Board in 2016. He holds a doctorate in education administration from NC State, and a Master of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in music performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds a commercial pilot certificate and has a multi-engine rating.
Ken has more than 25 years of fundraising, foundation and community development experience, and has been with the EAA as vice president of philanthropy and donor stewardship since 2017. In this role, he leads EAA’s donor relations group as a member of the association’s senior leadership team reporting directly to Jack Pelton, EAA’s CEO and chairman.
Prior to joining EAA, Ken held leadership roles at Lakeland College, the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, and the Council on Foundations in Arlington, Virginia.