COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2022-2024

Committee, Boards and Commissions 2022-2024

AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ADRC)
(Members appointed by Human Services Board – 3 Year Term)

Katie Dixon                July 1, 2024              Ellen Sawyers           July 1, 2022
Alice Mirk                   July 1, 2025              Janet Sayre Hoeft   July 1, 2022
Frankie Fuller            July 1, 2024              LaRae Schultz          July 1, 2023
Sira Nsibirwa             July 1, 2024              Jeanne Tyler (v)       July 1, 2023
Carol O’Neil               July 1, 2024              Michael Wineke (c) July 1, 2024

BLUE SPRING LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
(1 Member appointed by County Administrator – Board Term)

John Kannard

BOARD OF HEALTH
(5 Members appointed by County Administrator – 3 Year Term)

Jessica Coburn                      May 14, 2024
Samantha LaMuro              May 9, 2023
Steve Nass                              May 13, 2025
Meg Turville-Heitz                May 14, 2024
Dr. Don Williams                  May 9, 2023

BRIDGES FEDERATED LIBRARY SYSTEM BOARD
(3 Members appointed by County Administrator – 3 Year Term)

Linda Ager                December 31, 2024
Art Biermeier           December 31, 2023
Anthony Gulig         December 31, 2022

BROADBAND WORKING GROUP
(5-7 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)

Curtis Backlund, Joan Fitzgerald, Matthew Foelker, Jeff Johns, Richard Jones, Robert Preuss, Amy Rinard

BUILDING AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Curtis Backlund (c), Jim Braughler (v), Roger Lindl, Robert Preuss, Mary Roberts

COMMUNITY ACTION COALITION
(1 Member appointed by Chair – Indeterminate)

Kirk Lund

COMMUNITY JUSTICE COLLABORATING COUNCIL (CJCC)
(Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Kathi Cauley, Elizabeth Chilsen, Robert Dehring, Lynn Forseth, Monica Hall, Cindy Hamre Incha, Barb LeDuc, Emily McFarland, Paul Milbrath, Dwayne Morris, Alan Richter, Sarah Rogge, Amber Rumpf, Michael Wallace, J. Blair Ward, Ben Wehmeier, Kendall Wick

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONSORTIUM
(3 Members appointed by Chair + Municipality Representatives Indeterminate & 3 Year Terms)
Everett Butzine                                 Waterloo
Brad Calder                                        Johnson Creek
Cameron Clapper (v)                       Whitewater
Bruce Degner                                    April 30, 2025
Tim Freitag                                        Jefferson
Mark Groose                                     April 30, 2023
Rebecca Houseman-Lemire (c)     Fort Atkinson
Emily McFarland                              Watertown
Lisa Moen                                          Cambridge
Greg Waters                                      Lake Mills
Kathy Weiss                                       Palmyra
Vacant                                                 April 30, 2024

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair - 1st & 2nd Vice Chairs – Board Term)
Joan Fitzgerald, Steve Nass, Blane Poulson (v), Brandon White, Michael Wineke (c)

FAIR PARK COMMITTEE
(7 Members appointed by the Chair – Board Term – 2 Citizen Members)
David Drayna, Mark Groose, Debra Hall-Kind, Jerry Haferman, Roger Lindl, Blane Poulson (c), Brandon White (v)

FARM DRAINAGE BOARD
(3 Members appointed by Circuit Court Judge – 3 Year Term)
Ron Griebenow
David Hughes
Peter Magnoni                     September 30, 2020

FINANCE COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by the Chair - Board Term)
Walt Christensen, David Drayna, George Jaeckel, Richard Jones (c), Russel Kutz (v)

HIGHWAY COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Curtis Backlund (v), Bruce Degner, Mark Groose, George Jaeckel (c), Roger Lindl

HISTORIC SITES PRESERVATION COUNCIL
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Joan Callan, Kathy Marr, Anita Martin (v), Steve Mode, Robin Untz (c)

HOME CONSORTIUM BOARD
(3 County Representatives + 1 alternate appointed by Chair – Indeterminate)
John Kannard, Russ Kutz, Vacant, Vacant (Alternate)

HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Jim Braughler (c), Joan Fitzgerald (v), Timothy Mielke, Meg Turville-Heitz, Michael Wineke

HUMAN SERVICES BOARD
(7 Members appointed by County Administrator – 3 Year Term)

Richard Jones (c)                  November 1, 2022
Russell Kutz (c)                      November 1, 2023
Kirk Lund                                November 1, 2023
Alice Mirk                               November 1, 2024
Sira Nsibirwa                         November 1, 2022
Gino Racanelli                       November 1, 2022
Michael Wineke                    November 1, 2024

INTERCOUNTY COORDINATING COMMITTEE (ICC)
(1 Member appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Steve Nass

JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD
(7 Members appointed by County Administrator – 3 Year Term)

Linda Ager                              December 31, 2022
Barbara Beaver                    December 31, 2024
Art Biermeier                         December 31, 2023
Anthony Gulig                       December 31, 2022
Greg Haasch                          December 31, 2023
Brian Henning                       December 31, 2022
Tim Semo                               December 31, 2024

LAKE RIPLEY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
(1 Member appointed by County Administrator - Indeterminate)

Meg Turville-Heitz

LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
(7 Members appointed by Chair - 2 Members of UW Extension + 1 Chair or designee of Farm Service Agency - Board Term)
Margaret Burlingham, Walt Christensen (v), Matt Foelker (c) (UW), Dan Herbst (UW), Kirsten Jurcek (FSA), Cassie Richardson, Meg Turville-Heitz

LAND INFORMATION COUNCIL
(11 Members appointed by County Administrator – 3 Year, Indeterminate & Automatic Terms)

Patricia Cicero           LWC Director                                   Automatic
Staci Hoffman           Register of Deeds                            Automatic
John Jensen               Treasurer                                          Automatic
Joanne Larson           Real Estate Rep                               June 30, 2022
Todd Lindert              Public Safety                                    June 30, 2022
Jim Morrow               Surveyor                                            Indeterminate
Steve Nass                 Board Supervisor                            April 23, 2024
John Rageth              IT Director                                        Automatic
Tracy Saxby               Real Property Lister                        Automatic
Matt Zangl                 Zoning /Land Info Director           Automatic

LAW ENFORCEMENT /EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
David Drayna (v), Timothy Mielke, Dwayne Morris (c), Mary Roberts, Brandon White

LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE (LEPC)
(Minimum of 13 Members Appointed by Chair – Indeterminate)
Shana Beal, Wes Benisch, Adam Bols (c), Alex Brooks, Elizabeth Chilsen, Bruce Degner, Robert DeWolfe, Paul Hable (v), Donna Haugom, Cody Horlacher, Tyler Kubicek, Samantha LaMuro, Travis Maze, Paul Milbrath, Tracy Neuhauser, Rick Thomas, Angela Swinehart, Matt Zangl

LOWER SPRING LAKE PROTECTION & REHABILITATION DISTRICT
(1 Member appointed by County Administrator – Indeterminate Term)

John Kannard

MARSH COUNTRY HEALTH ALLIANCE
(1 Member appointed by Chair - Indeterminate)
Russell Kutz, Michael Wineke (Alternate)

NUTRITION PROJECT COUNCIL
(Members appointed by Human Services Board – 3 Year Term – Limit 2 Terms)

Carol Battenberg                 May 10, 2025
Frankie Fuller                        July 13, 2024
Carol O’Neil                           July 11, 2023
Patricia Rabay                      September 10, 2022
Barbara Schmitt                   November 13, 2024
Vacant                                    June 9, 2022
Vacant                                    July 1, 2023

OCONOMOWOC LIBRARY BOARD
Barb Elwood-Goetsch                    April 15, 2025

PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY COMMISSION (PACE)
(Appointed by Chair – Indeterminate Term)
Jim Braughler

PARKS COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Joan Callan, Walt Christensen (c), Anthony Gulig, Jeff Johns (v), Cassie Richardson

PLANNING & ZONING COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – 3 Unincorporated - Board Term)
Matt Foelker, George Jaeckel (c), Steve Nass (v), Blane Poulson (s), Cassie Richardson

SHERIFF’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
(5 Members appointed by County Administrator – 5 Year Term)
William Gaugert                  January 1, 2025
Carl Jaeger, Jr.                       January 1, 2024
Kevin Purcell                          January 1, 2025
Christine Spangler                January 1, 2026
Lyle Wuestenberg                January 1, 2023

SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Joan Callan, Mark Groose, Jeff Johns (c), Anita Martin (v), Robert Preuss

TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION
(Minimum of 12 Members appointed by County Administrator - Indeterminate)
Elizabeth Chilsen                 Medical
Russ Cooper                         At Large
Don Delzer                            Education
William Kern                        Coordinator
Kevin Kinderman                 WI State Patrol
Anita Martin                        Board Supervisor
Paul Milbrath                      Sheriff
Charlene Schmid                 DOT
Brian Udovich                      Highway Rep
Blair Ward                              Law
Randy Wiessinger               DOT
Vacant                                   At Large (President of Chief & Sheriff Assn)

UNIVERSITY EXTENSION EDUCATION COMMITTEE
(5 Members appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Matt Foelker (v) (LWCC), Anthony Gulig, Dan Herbst (LWCC), John Kannard (c), Dwayne Morris

VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION
(5 Members appointed by Administrator – 3 Year Term)
Timothy Anhalt                   December 13, 2022
Michael Clish                        December 13, 2024
Joseph Naylor                      December 11, 2023
Jim Seidl                                December 11, 2023
Brandon White                    December 13, 2024

WI COUNTY UTILITY TAX ASSOCIATION
(1 Member appointed by Chair - Indeterminate)
Anita Martin

WISCONSIN RIVER RAIL TRANSIT COMMISSION
(3 Members + 1 alternate appointed by Chair 3 Year Term)
Kathleen Bahner                 April 30, 2025
John Kannard                       April 30, 2024
Mary Roberts                       April 30, 2023
Vacant (Alternate)             April 30, 2024

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF SOUTH CENTRAL WI
(1 Member appointed by Chair – Board Term)
Steve Nass

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
(3 Members + 2 Alternates appointed by Administrator – 3 Year Term)
LaVerne Behrens                 July 1, 2025 (2nd Alternate)
Janet Sayre-Hoeft               July 1, 2024
Dan Jaeckel                          July 1, 2024 (1st Alternate)
Aari Roberts                               July 1, 2025
Dale Weis                             July 1, 2023

 

County Board Chair Appointment

 

County Administrator

 

Other


 

BACKLUND (District 20):  Broadband Working Group
Building and Grounds Committee
Highway Committee
BRAUGHLER (District 5):   Building and Grounds Committee
Human Resource Committee
Property Assessed Clean Energy Commission (PACE)
CALLAN (District 27):     Historic Sites Preservation Council
Parks Committee
Solid Waste Committee
CHRISTENSEN (District 30):    Finance Committee
Land and Water Conservation Committee
Parks Committee
DEGNER (District 9):       Economic Development Consortium (JCEDC)
Highway Committee
Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
DRAYNA (District 19) :        Fair Park Committee
Finance Committee
Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Committee
FITZGERALD (District 26):  Broadband Working Group
Executive Committee
Human Resources Committee
FOELKER (District 25):    

Broadband Working Group
Land and Water Conservation
Planning and Zoning Committee
UW Extension Education Committee 

GROOSE (District 10):   

Economic Development Consortium (JCEDC)
Fair Park Committee
Highway Committee
Solid Waste Committee 

GULIG (District 28):  

Bridges Federated Library System Board
Jefferson County Library Board
Parks  Committee
UW Extension Education Committee 

HERBST (District 6):  

Land and Water Conservation Committee
UW Extension Education Committee

JAECKEL (District 23):    

Finance Committee
Highway Committee
Planning and Zoning Committee

JOHNS (District 11): 

Broadband Working Group
Parks Committee
Solid Waste Committee

JONES (District 1):  

Broadband Working Group
Finance Committee
Human Services Board

KANNARD (District 21):

Blue Spring Lake Management District
HOME Consortium Board
Lower Spring Lake Rehabilitation District
UW Extension Education Committee
Wisconsin River Rail Transit Commission (WRRTC)

KUTZ (District 17):  

Finance Committee
HOME Consortium Board
Human Services Board
Marsh Country Health Alliance

LINDL (District 24):  

Building and Grounds Committee
Fair Park Committee
Highway Committee

LUND (District 14):   

Community Action Coalition
Human Services Board

MARTIN (District 13): 

Historic Sites Preservation Council
Solid Waste Committee
Traffic Safety Commission
Wisconsin Counties Utility Tax Association (WCUTA)

MIELKE (District 4):  

Human Resources Committee
Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Committee

MORRIS (District 7):  

Community Justice Collaborating Council (CJCC)
Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Committee
UW Extension Education Committee

NASS (District 15):   

County Board Chair
Board of Health
Executive Committee
Intercounty Coordinator Committee (ICC)
Land Information Council
Planning and Zoning Committee
Workforce Development Board of South-Central Wisconsin

POULSON (District 22):    

County Board 2nd Vice Chair
Executive Committee
Fair Park Committee
Planning and  Zoning Committee

PREUSS (District 3): 

Broadband Working Group
Building and Grounds Committee
Solid Waste Committee

RICHARDSON (District 2): 

Land and Water Conservation Committee
Parks Committee
Planning and Zoning Committee

ROBERTS (District 29):

Building and Grounds Committee
Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Committee
Wisconsin River Rail Transit Commission (WRRTC)

SMITH (District 12):  

 

TURVILLE-HEITZ (District 16): 

Board of Health
Human Resources Committee
Lake Ripley Management District
Land and Water Conservation Committee

WHITE (District 18):

Executive Committee
Fair Park Committee
Law Enforcement and Emergency
Management Committee
Veterans Service Commission

WINEKE (District 8): 

County Board 1st Vice Chair
Aging and Disability Resource Center Advisory Committee (ADRC)
Executive Committee
Human Resources Committee
Human Services Board
Marsh Country Health Alliance (Alternate)