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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 joined the District Board in 2018. He is 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 the YMCA, United Way, St. John’s Parish, Menasha/Neenah Knights of Columbus, 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