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Chris Vander Heyden Biography

Fox Valley Technical College Board of Trustees
Board Designation  |  School District Administrator  |  Menasha Resident
Menasha Joint School District, Menasha

Chris is a newly-appointed member of the Fox Valley Technical College District Board of Trustees. He is currently the Superintendent of Schools for the Menasha Joint School District, a position he has held since July of 2013. His education experience spans 31 years as a high school math teacher, a pre K-12 school principal, superintendent, coach, and advisor.

Chris’ community involvement includes membership and leadership roles with organizations like the YMCA, United Way, St John’s Parish, Menasha/Neenah Knights of Columbus, The Fox Valley Warming Shelter, and Menasha Rotary. He also coaches youth baseball in Menasha.

His post-secondary education includes a bachelor’s degree from UW-Eau Claire, a master’s degree from UW-Superior, and an Education Specialist Certificate from UW-Madison.

Chris and his wife Kim have been married for almost 30 years and have three children: Melissa, Brandon, and Sarah. They currently live in the Village of Harrison.


Chris Vander Heyden