WEDC’s Board of Directors is composed of state legislators, departmental secretaries and individuals from the private sector with relevant business-related experience. The Board of Directors provides WEDC with strategic leadership and operational oversight, representing statewide public and private economic development interests.

Henry C. Newell
Henry C. NewellChair
Former CEO
Wausau Paper
Lisa Mauer
Lisa MauerVice Chair
President
Rickert Industries
Mike Kunesh
Mike KuneshTreasurer
President
Place Perfect Realty
Eugenia Podesta
Eugenia PodestaSecretary
Co-founder
Synergy Coworking and Synergy Consulting Group
Rep. David Armstrong
Rep. David Armstrong
Assembly
75th Assembly District
John Brogan
John Brogan
CEO
Bank of Kaukauna
John Casper
John Casper
President & CEO
Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
Sen. Daniel Feyen
Sen. Daniel Feyen
18th Senate District
Rep. Francesca Hong
Rep. Francesca Hong
Assembly Minority Leader
76th Assembly District
Randy Hopper
Randy Hopper
President
Mountain Dog Media
Joe Kirgues
Joe Kirgues
Co-Founder
gener8tor
Jim Ladwig
Jim Ladwig
Director of Global Community Affairs
SC Johnson
John Peterson
John Peterson
Owner & CEO
Schuette Metals
Sen. Brad Pfaff
Sen. Brad Pfaff
32nd Senate District
Jack Salzwedel
Jack Salzwedel
Board Chair
American Family Insurance
Thelma Sias
Thelma Sias
Retired Executive
We Energies
Peter Barca
Peter Barca
Secretary
Department of Revenue
Kathy Blumenfeld
Kathy Blumenfeld
Secretary
Department of Administration

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee Audit and Budget Committee
Joe Kirgues (Co-Chair)
Carl Ruedebusch
Craig Dickman
Erik Iverson
Fern Orie
Jignesh M. Patel
JoAnne Johnson-Sabir
John W. Miller
Kelly Ryan
Larry Evinger
Mike Kunesh
Nancy Hernandez
Sarah Lloyd
Zach Halmstad
Lisa Mauer (Chair)
Senator Brad Pfaff
Randy Hopper
Dale Kunin
Pamela Boivin
Awards Administration Committee
John Brogan (Chair)
Michael Kunesh
Jim Ladwig
John Oathout
Khadija Mims
Thelma Sias
Wendy Baumann
Sachin Shivaram
Missy Hughes
Sam Rikkers

WEDC NOTICES, MINUTES, AGENDAS AND RESOLUTIONS

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Board of Directors Meeting
Agenda
Teleconference of the Awards Administration Committee
Agenda
Meeting of the Audit and Budget Committee
Agenda
Teleconference of the Ally Grant Pilot Review Committee
Agenda
Board of Directors Meeting/Teleconference
Agenda
Teleconference of the Awards Administration Committee
Agenda
Meeting of the Audit and Budget Committee
Agenda
Main Street Makeover Committee Agenda – Oct. 26, 2022
Agenda