Leadership Wisconsin Featured in Wisconsin Counties Association Magazine

Leadership Wisconsin is honored to be featured in the July 2017 and August 2017 issues of the Wisconsin Counties Association Magazine. This monthly publication features news and updates about issues facing county government officials and Wisconsin communities. The July 2017 issue featured writing contributions from Leadership Wisconsin Executive Director, Sarah Schlosser, and Group XVII Fellow, […]


Fellow Feature: Catherine Egger

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Catherine Egger and I am a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty, Inc in my hometown of Manitowoc where I work and live with my 18-year-old son, Cole. I attended Baylor University and received a bachelor’s degree in International Relations with a journalism concentration from the University […]


Introducing 2017 California Seminar Scholars

Leadership Wisconsin is pleased to introduce our first group of Seminar Scholars for the U.S. Travel Seminar to California in September 2017. This group of high achieving individuals represents a variety of diverse backgrounds, interests and expertise from across Wisconsin and Minnesota. After completing the application process, these seven Seminar Scholars were chosen to join […]


Leadership Wisconsin Launches Statewide Leadership Map

Madison, WI: Leadership Wisconsin, a statewide leadership development organization working to strengthen Wisconsin, has launched an interactive mapping tool that helps connect Wisconsin residents to leadership programming across the state. The Leadership Map can be found at and offers key information for over fifty local and regional leadership development programs across the state Although […]


Fellow Feature: Aurora Conley

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Aurora Conley and I am Anishinaabe from the Bad River Band of Lake Superior where I work as the Litigation Support Specialist for Bad River Tribe’s Legal Department. My community life extends beyond my professional work, however; where I serve as Vice-Chair on the Anishinaabe Environmental […]


A Heartfelt Farewell to Kim Clist, Program Coordinator

Every organization needs a Kim Clist. And for the past eight years, Leadership Wisconsin has been fortunate enough to have the real deal. As Kim prepares to leave her position as Program Coordinator with Leadership Wisconsin, we would like to congratulate her on her new position with Beloit College, and honor her many contributions to […]


National Policy Seminar Teaches Group XVII Important Lessons

Written by Mary Hookham, Janesville, WI Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellows recently spent a week in Washington, D.C. for their National Policy seminar. Fellows were met with many different perspectives on important issues and enjoyed the immersion into the culture and society of the city. The seminar’s focus was to take a look at policy-making […]


Leadership Wisconsin Welcomes 2017 Summer Intern

UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner We are excited to welcome Natalie Arriaga to Leadership Wisconsin for the 2017 Summer Expanding Audiences Internship. Originally from Janesville, Natalie is an undergraduate student at UW-Whitewater where she majors in International Studies with a minor in Spanish. Arriaga’s experience ranges from interning in the Wisconsin State Capitol to working in her […]


Fellow Feature: Rebecca Nichols

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Rebecca Nichols and I am a third-term alderperson in the City of Menasha. First elected in 2013, I enjoy working with residents, businesses and the greater community to make Menasha a great place to live, work and raise a family. During my tenure, I have been […]


PHOTOS: The Buildings, The Sights of Croatia

This March, Leadership Wisconsin Executive Director, Sarah Schlosser, and International Seminar Co-Chairs, Tim Baye and Joan Gillman, embarked on a pre-trip to Croatia where they began preparation for the International Travel Seminar to Croatia for spring of 2018. In the coming months we will release photo journals from their travels where readers can get a […]