Chris VanderHeyden 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 32 years as a high school math teacher, a pre K-12 school principal, superintendent, coach, and advisor.
VanderHeyden’s 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, Menasha Rotary, and WIAA Advisory Board. 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.
VanderHeyden 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.