Recognizing and celebrating leadership is an important way Leadership Wisconsin, Inc. develops leaders to strengthen communities. With each award, Leadership Wisconsin, Inc. publicly affirms present achievements, seeks to encourage further work on the part of the recipients, and hopes to motivate others to follow their lead in service to Wisconsin communities.

Leadership Excellence Awards

The Leadership Excellence Awards recognize individuals, organizations, and leadership programs that have made a significant positive impact in Wisconsin. We celebrate people and organizations willing to roll up their sleeves, take initiative, and build capacity to solve problems in their neighborhoods and communities.

The Leadership Excellence Awards include the Emerging Leader Award, Collaborating for Transformation Award, Modeling the Way Award, and Shaping Wisconsin Leaders Award.

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leadership-awardsLeadership Wisconsin Awards

The Leadership Wisconsin Awards recognize individuals dedicated to our programs and mission. We are proud to recognize alumni, partners, and graduates for the incredible work they do in building a stronger Wisconsin.

The Leadership Wisconsin Awards include the Outstanding Alumni Award, Russ O’Harrow Award, and Alva Rankin Memorial Award.

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Jane Mueller posing for 2020 AGGIE Award at the Eau Claire Farm Show
Jane Mueller Presented with AGGIE Award!

  Congratulations to Jane Mueller (Group X) who was presented with the 2020 AGGIE Award at the Eau Claire Farm Show on March 4, 2020. This award honors individuals essential to agriculture in the Chippewa Valley. And, we know she does so much more for the industry outside the Chippewa Valley, too. Way to go, […]

Local Government Leadership Academy – 2019 Graduates and 2020 Applications Open

In 2019 the Division of Extension, Wisconsin Counties Association and Leadership Wisconsin, Inc. partnered to offer the Wisconsin Local Government Leadership Academy.  This unique 8-month cohort experience is designed to create a network of dedicated local government leaders who have enhanced leadership skills and tools to address issues impacting local government. The program draws upon […]

Local Government Leadership Academy
Announcing the Wisconsin Local Government Leadership Academy

Leadership Wisconsin is excited to announce a new program designed for individuals in local government who want to increase their impact and lead the way to greater results. The Wisconsin Local Government Leadership Academy is being offered in partnership with the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA). Mark O’Connell, Executive Director of WCA has been quoted as […]

The Future Looks Bright!

I am honored to be a part of an organization that has had such a significant impact on so many lives over the decades, and I look to the future of Leadership Wisconsin with true excitement! I’m excited and committed to our mission because there has never been a greater need for more leaders in […]

Applications Open for 2019 Nuffield International Farming Scholarships

Nuffield International Farming Scholars is pleased to announce that applications for 2019 scholarships are now open, and farmers and agricultural professionals are strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective Nuffield Scholars are men and women in agriculture with a desire to explore the global industry and find new best practices and insight they can bring back home […]

2018 Alumni News: June

2018 June Alumni News

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