Cornelia “Corky” Hempe, a recent Ph.D. alumna, has been appointed as the new president of the Wisconsin Chapter of NASW. Dr. Hempe's social work background includes work as a clinician, administrator, and educator. Currently, she holds teaching positions with the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Department of Social Work and the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Social Work.
Dr. Hempe was also the first chair of the Social Workers Section of the Examining Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors, and an original member of the Examining Board, where she served for a decade. She has been an active member of NASW WI including service as a South Central Branch representative, NASW WI Treasurer and service on both the Continuing Education and Legislative/Social Policy Committees.