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Members are invited and encouraged to participate on WEDA committees, contact the WEDA office for more information or to sign up for a committee! weda@weda.org or 608-255-5666

 2016 Board of Director Working Committees

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

  • Pam Christenson, President-Elect
  • Ed White, President-Elect
  • Heather Wessling, Treasurer
  • Christian Tscheschlok, Past President
 

AUDIT COMMITTEE:

  • Tom Mihajlov
  • Roger Nacker
  • Pam Christenson
  • Heather Wessling, non-voting member
     

NOMINATION COMMITTEE:

  • Pam Christenson, President-Elect
  • Ed White, President-Elect
  • 2 Past Presidents
  • 2 Committee Chairs
  • 2 Members at Large
 
     
  2016 Committee and Project Teams

Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) is seeking to make volunteering for our projects and activities flexible and tailored your busy schedules. WEDA is your association and it is vital that WEDA provide members value and opportunities to expand your skills and network.

Below are project teams that are being formed to enhance WEDA member involvement in our programming. If you have questions on any items below, please call the WEDA office at 608-255-5666.

To sign up or find out more about each committee or project team, simply click on the Project/Committee Name below.

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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

For complete listing of members, and more information about the committee: click here

Chair: James Otterstein

Board Member Co-Chairs

  • Bob Duffy
  • Matt Mikolajewski
 

SERVICES
Chair:   Rob Kleman

Goal for 2016:

  • Assist WEDA staff in vetting services that enhance local EDO operations and staff retention.

 

MEMBERSHIP / CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP
Co-Chairs:

  • Brent McFarland
  • Jason Monnett
  • Bob Dennik

Goals for 2016: 

• Enhance corporate sponsorship and membership materials
• Assist in creation of value proposition to financial institutions

 

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Co-Chairs:

  • Carol Karls
  • Chris Berry
  • Becky Kikkert
  • Pam Christenson

Goals for 2016:

• Enhance awards ceremony and recognition of award winners
• Assist in forming partners with regional business magazines
• Identify sponsors for individual award categories


 

EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Co-Chairs:

  • Ryan Kauth
  • Kim Kindschi

Goal for 2016:

Identify continuing education credits that would enhance the value of WEDA membership and conference attendance.

 

COMMUNICATIONS
Co-Chairs:

  • Mary Rajek
  • Lisa Herr

Goals for 2016: 

  • WEDAWire – Editorial content review and development
  • Monitor WEDA marketing materials, letterhead and web site
     

2017 GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Board Leaders:

  • Barb LaMue
  • Bob Dennik
  • Rob Kleman
  • Pam Christenson

Goals for 2016:

  • Enhance MKE partnerships for 2017 conference
  • Identify topics and speakers of interest to region and state
  • Develop MKE conference experiences for attendees.
 

CASE STUDY MAGAZINE

Goals for 2016:

  • Finalize format for magazine and submission for sponsors
  • Ensure publication is widely distributed to individuals in and outside the field of economic development.

 
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