Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII to Study Water Issues

Written by Linda ZIllmer, Signature Program Group XVII Inspired and motivated by November’s successful Food Systems seminar held in LaCrosse, Leadership Wisconsin Signature Program Group XVII fellows have been hard at work to deliver a second fellow-planned and fellow-led seminar on Natural Resources in February. This seminar will be held February 21-23, 2018 Stevens Point and will focus on water issues in Wisconsin’s […]

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Food Systems Seminar a Success

Written by Mary Hookham, Group XVII    Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellows recently participated in their first Fellow-planned seminar. They studied food systems in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area and had abundant opportunities to listen to and consider a wide variety of perspectives exploring the question, “How do we guide the food system to sustain […]

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A Passionate Remembrance of Ayse Somersan

Reflections on an afternoon spent remembering Ayse Somerson: “November 11th was a day filled with passionate remembrance of a woman who left a legacy and touched the lives of so many people. For those who were in attendance, the stories of Ayse’s leadership and life served as an opportunity to honor Ayse Somersan, connect with […]

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Support Group XVII in the Final Stretch

2017 is ending…,but Group XVII has 6 months remaining in their Signature Program experience! They have three final seminars: their February Natural Resources Seminar in Stevens Point, their April/May International experience in Croatia, and their June Capstone Seminar in Ashland/Bayfield. Alumni of WRLP/Leadership Wisconsin know that working hard in the program is not the only […]

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A Minnesotan’s Perspective on Leadership Wisconsin’s Seminar in California

Article Written by: Jim Checkel, Kasson, MN, graduate of Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program (MARL) Originally published in MARL online monthly newsletter Leadership Wisconsin study tour to California September 2017 One lesson learned in MARL is that you never know where the next opportunity to learn will occur. Recently MARL leadership was contacted by […]

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Fellow Feature: Linda Zillmer

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Linda Zillmer and I live in rural, northern Wisconsin, near where my great-grandparents immigrated and settled in the cutover lands during the late 1800’s. The histories of the peoples here, along with our connections to the environment and each other, shaped my values and drive my […]

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Fellow Feature: Harry Hertel

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Harry Hertel, and I am an attorney with Hertel Law, S.C. in Eau Claire. Originally from West Allis, I graduated from Carroll College with a degree in International Relations. My interest in that field resulted from time spent in Germany as an AFS student in high […]

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Hochkammer and Schone Receive 2017 Chancellor’s Awards

Photos from UW Colleges / UW-Extension Leadership Wisconsin is pleased to congratulate Jon Hochkammer and Ryan Schone on their recent awards. UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen presented the awards on September 21 in Madison, Wisconsin. The annual Chancellor’s Awards recognize UW Colleges and UW-Extension partners, supporters and employees for their outstanding contributions. Jon […]

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