Board of Directors - Committees 2021


Executive Committee: 
Members have many oversight duties. They are responsible for overseeing the daily implementation of board policies and making sure that the board is establishing and maintaining good governance practices
    Policy Committee
    Members play an invaluable role in this process by building relationships with Wisconsin legislators and local leaders throughout Wisconsin and lending an effective voice in public policy that impacts FWSP's mission.

  • Mike McFadzen (Chair)
  • Jerry Leiterman

  • Membership Services and Awards Committee:
    Members ensure that nominations for FWSP contests meet all criteria and communicate with contestants. Members determine prospective board nominees’ areas of expertise and make recommendations for membership of the board. 
    Finance Committee: 
    Members provide financial analysis, advice, and oversight of the FWSP budget. Their sole responsibility is to ensure the FWSP is operating with the financial resources it needs to provide programs and services to advance our mission.
    • Jan Primus (Chair)
    • Barb Miller
    • Jon Beadell
    • Waldo Peterson
    • Will Miller
    Fund Development and Endowment Sub-Committee
    Members manage and monitor FWSP fundraising efforts throughout Wisconsin
    • Jon Beadell
    • Barb Miller – tech assistance
    • Waldo Peterson
    • Jan Primus
    • Jonathan Ringdahl
    Board Development Committee:
    Members provide an appropriate structure for accomplishing specific tasks within the FWSP Committee structure. Members also identify, recruit and nominate new board directors
    • Jerry Leiterman (Chair)
    • Waldo Peterson
    Outreach Committee: 
    Members develop and coordinate marketing and activities which promote the mission of FWSP.
    Special Committee – Wisconsin Friends Explore:
    • Randy Paske
    • Jan Primus
    • Mike McFadzen
    • Maureen Potter
    • Jonathan Ringdahl
    • Beth Goeppinger (DNR Naturalist – retired)