Board of Directors

Current Board Members

Dave Adam (Franklin) Financial Consultant, Former Treasurer of Johnson Financial Group

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

Linda Bochert (Madison) Attorney, environmental regulation, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP (retired)

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

Kristine Euclide (Madison) Sr VP and General Counsel at MG&E (retired)

Rebecca Haefner (Wauwatosa) Board-Certified Anesthesiologist (semi-retired)

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

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

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

Mark LaBarbera (Hazel Green) President & CEO, ML & Associates; Executive Director, Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

Diane Humphrey Lueck (Friendship) Senior Lecturer, College of Natural Resources, UW-Stevens Point; Former Director, International Becoming an Outdoors Woman

William Lunney (Madison) Budget & Legislative Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Administration; Assistant Administrative Director of State Courts, Wisconsin Supreme Court; former Chair, Wisconsin Chapter of The Nature Conservancy; former President, Friends of Wisconsin State Parks (retired)

James Matras (Lodi) Founder & CEO, ITS Compliance, Inc. (retired)

Tom Olson (Madison) Vice President, CUNA Mutual Group; President, Directions 21 Business Group (retired)

Halie Tenor (Madison) Sustainability Senior Analyst, American Family Insurance

Michael Williamson (Madison) Executive Director of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board; Director, North Carolina Retirement System; Assistant to the UW-Madison Chancellor (retired)

Board Officers

Mark LaBarbera—Chair
Tom Dott—Vice Chair
Rebecca Haefner—Secretary
Dave Adam—Treasurer

 

Emeritus Members of the Board

Darrell Bazzell
Dan Chabot
Anthony Earl
David Ladd
Tom Lochner
Thomas Lyon
Howard Mead
Thomas Schmidt
Ron Semmann
Toby Sherry
Christine Thomas
Todd Tiefenthaler
Albert Toma

Honorary Emeritus

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