Strengthening Wisconsin, Growing Leaders
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 […]


Leadership Wisconsin Examines Entrepreneurial Leadership in Croatia

Leadership Wisconsin’s 2018 International Travel Seminar was a fifteen-day educational experience in Croatia. Alumni and scholars joined Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII as they studied entrepreneurial leadership as it relates to the turmoil and transition of the country’s past and present. The group was led by co-chairs Tim Baye and Joan Gillman. Baye is a Professor of […]


Leadership Wisconsin Croatia Travel Logs

Enjoy a sampling of the Travel Logs written by members of Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII as they traveled across Croatia in April/May 2018 learning about entrepreneurial leadership. Written by Jan Dworschak We arrived in Osijek, in the northeastern part of Croatia on Saturday evening from Zagreb. We traveled four hours through the countryside colored by vibrant greens and […]


Schneider Graduates from CSU

David Lee Schneider of Schneider Family Farms Red Angus Ranch, Oconto Wisconsin, graduated on May 12th from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business Management. David is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Wisconsin Beef Council, and serves as Vice President […]


Leadership Wisconsin Alumni play key role in Wisconsin’s Creative Economy Project

May 12-19, 2018 was the third annual Creative Economy Week, a partnership between Arts Wisconsin and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Creative Economy Week highlights the positive economic development impact of the arts, for communities of every size. Check out this video to see Leadership Wisconsin Alumni Anne Katz (Group X) and Henry Veleker (Group X), along with […]