Board of Directors

Current Board Members

Dave Adam (Franklin) Senior Vice President of Finance and Head of Corporate Treasury for Johnson Financial Group

James P. Bennett (Madison) Research Botanist, USGS/NPS UW Department of Botany (retired)

Linda Bochert (Madison) Attorney, Land Resources Practice Area of Michael Best & Friedrich

Bruce Braun (Madison) Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Facilities, Planning and Management, UW-Madison (retired)

Tom Dott (Madison) Vice president of commercial banking at First Business Bank

Tim Eisele (Madison) Freelance outdoor writer and photographer,

Kristine Euclide (Madison) Attorney for MG&E (retired), current vice chair on the board of Gathering Waters, and formerly on the board of Groundswell Conservancy

Rebecca Haefner (Wauwatosa) Anesthesiologist, Mayo Clinic Health System – LaCrosse, Former – Aurora Medical Group

Martin Henert (DeForest) Executive Assistant, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (retired)

Jim Hubing (Madison) Director, Henry Vilas Zoo (retired)

Kristine Krause (Milwaukee) Vice President Environmental, Wisconsin Energy Corporation (retired)

Mark LaBarbera (Hazel Green) Avid outdoorsman, conservationist, and mentor working in the outdoor industry, outdoor media, tourism, national and international conservation organizations, and fish and wildlife agencies

Diane Humphrey Lueck (Friendship) Board Chair, Director, Becoming an Outdoors Woman, UW-Stevens Point

William Lunney (Madison) President, Personalized Computer Services; Former President, Friends of Wisconsin State Parks and Former Chair, Board of Trustees at The Nature Conservancy-WI Chapter

James Matras (Lodi) Retired CEO and founder, ITS Compliance

Tom Olson (Madison) President, Directions 21 Business Group

Ron Semmann (Sun Prairie) Deputy Secretary, WDNR; Former Executive Vice President of Madison Gas & Electric Company and Adjunct Faculty of Concordia University (retired)

William Smith (Shell Lake) Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources including deputy district director, regional director, and deputy secretary (retired)

Michael Williamson (Madison) Executive Director of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Jane Wiley (Wausau) Department of Public Instruction (retired), 10 years on the Marathon County Board (retired), former chair for the Friends of Rib Mountain State Park

Board Officers

Marty Henert—Chair
Kristine Krause—Vice Chair
Linda Bochert—Secretary
Mark LaBarera—Treasurer
Ex-Officio Directors

Honorary Members of the Board

Dan Meyer, Secretary, WI Department of Natural Resources
David Clausen, Chair, Natural Resources Board

Emeritus Members of the Board

Darrell Bazzell
Anthony Earl
Robert Froehlke
Dave Ladd
Tom Lochner
Thomas Lyon
Howard Mead
Thomas Schmidt
Toby Sherry
Christine Thomas
Todd Tiefenthaler
Al Toma

Honorary Emeritus

C.D. “Buzz” Besadny*
Collins Ferris*
Daniel T. Flaherty*
Paul Hassett*
Warren Knowles*
Cliff Messinger*
Gaylord Nelson*
Dair J Stewart*
Daniel Trainer*
Margaret Van Alstyne*
Nash Williams*
Sally Whiffen*