Board of Directors & Committees

Board of Directors & Committees

WCPA Board of Directors

The Board of Director's for the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Inc.

President - WCPA
Jed Dolnick
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President - WCPA

Name:

Jed Dolnick

Agency/Organization Name:

Jackson Police Department



1st Vice President
Dave Funkhouser
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1st Vice President

Name:

Dave Funkhouser

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Kiel Police Department



2nd Vice President
Robert Rosch
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2nd Vice President

Name:

Robert Rosch

Agency/Organization Name:

Hartland Police Department



Immediate Past President
Steve Riffel
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Board Title:

Immediate Past President

Name:

Steve Riffel

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Falls Police Department



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Director (3)
William B. Lamb
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Director (3)

Name:

William B. Lamb

Agency/Organization Name:

Fond du Lac Police Department



Director (2)
Michael Kass
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Director (2)

Name:

Michael Kass

Agency/Organization Name:

Brown Deer Police Department



Director (1)
Eric Dunning
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Director (1)

Name:

Eric Dunning

Agency/Organization Name:

Ashwaubenon Dept. of Public Safety



Director (1)
Steve Graff
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Director (1)

Name:

Steve Graff

Agency/Organization Name:

Mequon Police Department



Director (1)
Scott Gregory
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Director (1)

Name:

Scott Gregory

Agency/Organization Name:

Town of Madison



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Director (1)
Peter Nimmer
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Director (1)

Name:

Peter Nimmer

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Burlington Police Department



Executive Director
Donald Thaves
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Executive Director

Name:

Donald Thaves

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief (Shawano P.D.)



WCPA - WPLF Treasurer
Tim Styka
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Board Title:

WCPA - WPLF Treasurer

Name:

Tim Styka

Agency/Organization Name:

Menasha P.D.



Conference Coordinator
Floyd (Pete) Peters
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Board Title:

Conference Coordinator

Name:

Floyd (Pete) Peters

Agency/Organization Name:

Superior Police Department (Retired Chief)



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SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014
Bradley Wentlandt
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SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014

Name:

Bradley Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Greenfield Police Department



Historian / Parlimentarian
Raymond W. Appel
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Board Title:

Historian / Parlimentarian

Name:

Raymond W. Appel

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief -Neenah Police Department



4th Class Cities, Villages, Towns Representative (2)
Peter Running
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Board Title:

4th Class Cities, Villages, Towns Representative (2)

Name:

Peter Running

Agency/Organization Name:

Winneconne Police Department



Retired Members Representative (2)
Richard P. Thomas
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Retired Members Representative (2)

Name:

Richard P. Thomas

Agency/Organization Name:

Port Washington Police Department



Sergeant at Arms
David Collins
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Sergeant at Arms

Name:

David Collins

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol - Retired



Consulting Member- Wis. Dept. of Corrections
Edward F. Wall
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Consulting Member- Wis. Dept. of Corrections

Name:

Edward F. Wall

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Department of Corrections



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Consulting Member - Wis. State Patrol
Stephen Fitzgerald
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Consulting Member - Wis. State Patrol

Name:

Stephen Fitzgerald

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol



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Consulting Member - Administrator, Wis. Dept. of Justice
Brian O'Keefe
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Board Title:

Consulting Member - Administrator, Wis. Dept. of Justice

Name:

Brian O'Keefe

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Justice - Divison of Law Enforcement Services



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Consulting Member - Training & Standards Bureau
Tony Barthuly
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Consulting Member - Training & Standards Bureau

Name:

Tony Barthuly

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Department of Justice - Training and Standards Bureau



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Consulting Member - Native American Tribal Police Agencies
Richard VanBoxtel
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Consulting Member - Native American Tribal Police Agencies

Name:

Richard VanBoxtel

Agency/Organization Name:

Oneida Tribal Police



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Consulting Member - DOJ - Division of Criminal Investigations
David Matthews
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Consulting Member - DOJ - Division of Criminal Investigations

Name:

David Matthews

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Department of Justice



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Consulting Member - Assistant SAC - FBI , Milwaukee
G.B. Jones
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Board Title:

Consulting Member - Assistant SAC - FBI , Milwaukee

Name:

G.B. Jones

Agency/Organization Name:

Federal Bureau of Investigation



Wi Emerency Management, Deputy Director Police Services
Todd M. Nehls
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Board Title:

Wi Emerency Management, Deputy Director Police Services

Name:

Todd M. Nehls

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Emergency Management



Consulting meember - Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources
Todd A. Schaller
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Board Title:

Consulting meember - Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources

Name:

Todd A. Schaller

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Bureau of Law Enforcement



Board of Directors - Wisconsin Police Leadership Foundation

President - WPLF
Steve Riffel
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President - WPLF

Name:

Steve Riffel

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Falls Police Department



Vice President
Jed Dolnick
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Vice President

Name:

Jed Dolnick

Agency/Organization Name:

Jackson Police Department



WPLF - Secretary Elected August 2012
Jeff Hardel
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Board Title:

WPLF - Secretary Elected August 2012

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



WCPA - WPLF Treasurer
Tim Styka
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Board Title:

WCPA - WPLF Treasurer

Name:

Tim Styka

Agency/Organization Name:

Menasha P.D.



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Director - Elected August 2012
Michael J. Steffes
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Director - Elected August 2012

Name:

Michael J. Steffes

Agency/Organization Name:

Rhinelander Police Department



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Director - Elected August 2012
Ann M. Wellens
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Director - Elected August 2012

Name:

Ann M. Wellens

Agency/Organization Name:

South Milwaukee Police Department



Director - Appointed to fill term - June 2014
Christopher Domagalski
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Board Title:

Director - Appointed to fill term - June 2014

Name:

Christopher Domagalski

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Police Department



Conference Coordinator
Floyd (Pete) Peters
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Board Title:

Conference Coordinator

Name:

Floyd (Pete) Peters

Agency/Organization Name:

Superior Police Department (Retired Chief)



4th Class Cities, Villages, & Towns Committee

Chair
Peter Running
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Chair

Name:

Peter Running

Agency/Organization Name:

Winneconne Police Department



Member
Sean Marschke
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Member

Name:

Sean Marschke

Agency/Organization Name:

Sturtevant Police Department



Member
Brian Reedy
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Member

Name:

Brian Reedy

Agency/Organization Name:

New Holstein Police Department



Member
Daniel Ault
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Member

Name:

Daniel Ault

Agency/Organization Name:

Oconto Police Department



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Member
Richard A. Buntrock
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Member

Name:

Richard A. Buntrock

Agency/Organization Name:

Seymour Police Department



Alert LE Executive Board Committee

Member
Michael Kass
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Member

Name:

Michael Kass

Agency/Organization Name:

Brown Deer Police Department



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Member
Rick Oliva
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Member

Name:

Rick Oliva

Agency/Organization Name:

Franklin Police Department



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Member
Charles F. LaGesse
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Member

Name:

Charles F. LaGesse

Agency/Organization Name:

Superior Police Department



Committee On Committees

Co-Chair
Greg Leck
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Co-Chair

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Co-Chair
Michael Marzion
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Co-Chair

Name:

Michael Marzion

Agency/Organization Name:

U.W. Milwaukee Police



Conference Committee

No Board of Directors Found.

Financial Review Committee

Chair - Past President WCPA
David Banaszynski
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Chair - Past President WCPA

Name:

David Banaszynski

Agency/Organization Name:

Shorewood Police Department



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Member
Ann M. Wellens
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Member

Name:

Ann M. Wellens

Agency/Organization Name:

South Milwaukee Police Department



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Member
Russell Jack
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Member

Name:

Russell Jack

Agency/Organization Name:

Waukesha Police Department



Fusion Center Committee (DOJ/DCI)

Wisconsin Chiefs Representative
Steve Graff
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Board Title:

Wisconsin Chiefs Representative

Name:

Steve Graff

Agency/Organization Name:

Mequon Police Department



Homeland Security Committee

Member
Joseph Adamson
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Joseph Adamson

Agency/Organization Name:

Horicon Police Department



Govenor Council Homeland Security
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Govenor Council Homeland Security

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



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Member
Ronald J. Tischer
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Member

Name:

Ronald J. Tischer

Agency/Organization Name:

La Crosse Police Department



Legislative Committee

This committee advocates legislatively on behalf of law enforcement and in the public interest

Co-Chair
Greg Leck
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Co-Chair

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Co-Chair and WCPA Past President
Steve Riffel
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Board Title:

Co-Chair and WCPA Past President

Name:

Steve Riffel

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Falls Police Department



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Lobbyist
Alice O'Connor
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Lobbyist

Name:

Alice O'Connor

Agency/Organization Name:

DeWitt, Ross, & Stevens



WCPA President
Jed Dolnick
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Board Title:

WCPA President

Name:

Jed Dolnick

Agency/Organization Name:

Jackson Police Department



(At Large Rep)
Dennis Plantz
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Board Title:

(At Large Rep)

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



(North Central Rep)
Jeff Hardel
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(North Central Rep)

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



(At Large Rep)
Kurt D. Heuer
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Board Title:

(At Large Rep)

Name:

Kurt D. Heuer

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Rapids Police Department



(Board)
Dave Funkhouser
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(Board)

Name:

Dave Funkhouser

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Kiel Police Department



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(South West Rep.)
Doug McKinley
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(South West Rep.)

Name:

Doug McKinley

Agency/Organization Name:

Platteville Police Department



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Member at Large
Daniel D. Hardman
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Board Title:

Member at Large

Name:

Daniel D. Hardman

Agency/Organization Name:

Lake Delton Police Department



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(Milwaukee Rep.)
Dennis Nasci
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Board Title:

(Milwaukee Rep.)

Name:

Dennis Nasci

Agency/Organization Name:

West Milwaukee Police Department



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(At Large Rep.)
Patrick Anhalt
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Board Title:

(At Large Rep.)

Name:

Patrick Anhalt

Agency/Organization Name:

Sun Prairie Police Department



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(South Central Rep)
Bernie Coughlin
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(South Central Rep)

Name:

Bernie Coughlin

Agency/Organization Name:

Verona Police Dept.



Vice President - WCPA
Robert Rosch
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Board Title:

Vice President - WCPA

Name:

Robert Rosch

Agency/Organization Name:

Hartland Police Department



(At Large Rep)
Erik Misselt
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Board Title:

(At Large Rep)

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



(Northwewst Area Rep)
Mark Samelstad
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Board Title:

(Northwewst Area Rep)

Name:

Mark Samelstad

Agency/Organization Name:

New Richmond PD



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Consulting Member
Stephen Fitzgerald
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Board Title:

Consulting Member

Name:

Stephen Fitzgerald

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol



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Consulting Member
Brian O'Keefe
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Board Title:

Consulting Member

Name:

Brian O'Keefe

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Justice - Divison of Law Enforcement Services



Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources - Chief Warden
Todd A. Schaller
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Board Title:

Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources - Chief Warden

Name:

Todd A. Schaller

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Bureau of Law Enforcement



Nominating Committee

The nominating committee is chaired by the Immediate Past President of the WCPA. All Past Presidents sit on the Nominating Committee and vet candidates for the office of 3rd Vice President.

Chair of Nominating Committee
Steve Riffel
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Chair of Nominating Committee

Name:

Steve Riffel

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Falls Police Department



Past President
Dennis Plantz
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Past President

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



Past President
Greg Leck
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Past President

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Past President
Kurt D. Heuer
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Board Title:

Past President

Name:

Kurt D. Heuer

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Rapids Police Department



Past President
David Banaszynski
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Past President

Name:

David Banaszynski

Agency/Organization Name:

Shorewood Police Department



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Past President
Ed Whealon
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Board Title:

Past President

Name:

Ed Whealon

Agency/Organization Name:

Shawano PD



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Past President
Susan Riseling
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Past President

Name:

Susan Riseling

Agency/Organization Name:

University of Wisconsin Madison Police Department`



Past President
Hans Lux
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Past President

Name:

Hans Lux

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired - Life Member



Past President
Doug Pettit
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Board Title:

Past President

Name:

Doug Pettit

Agency/Organization Name:

Oregon Police Department



Past President
Donald Thaves
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Board Title:

Past President

Name:

Donald Thaves

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief (Shawano P.D.)



Personnel Committee

Chair
Jeff Hardel
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Chair

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



Member
Greg Leck
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Member

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Member
Peter Hoell
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Member

Name:

Peter Hoell

Agency/Organization Name:

Germantown Police Department



Member
Erik Misselt
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Member

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



Publication Committee

The Executive Director publishes the quarterly newsletter

Publisher & editor
Donald Thaves
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Publisher & editor

Name:

Donald Thaves

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief (Shawano P.D.)



Resolutions & Bylaws Committee

Co-Chair
Greg Leck
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Co-Chair

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Co-Chair
Darren Pautsch
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Co-Chair

Name:

Darren Pautsch

Agency/Organization Name:

North Fond du Lac



Retired Chiefs Committee

Retired Chiefs Representative (1)
Richard P. Thomas
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Retired Chiefs Representative (1)

Name:

Richard P. Thomas

Agency/Organization Name:

Port Washington Police Department



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Member
Thomas Czaja
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Member

Name:

Thomas Czaja

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Point Police Department



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Member
Ed Whealon
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Member

Name:

Ed Whealon

Agency/Organization Name:

Shawano PD



Member
Hans Lux
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Member

Name:

Hans Lux

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired - Life Member



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Member
Richard Brey
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Member

Name:

Richard Brey

Agency/Organization Name:

Manitowoc Police Department - Retired Chief



Technology & Communications Committee

Co-Chair
Scott Gregory
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Co-Chair

Name:

Scott Gregory

Agency/Organization Name:

Town of Madison



Co-Chair
Jeffrey Frenette
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Co-Chair

Name:

Jeffrey Frenette

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol



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Member
Bradley Wentlandt
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Member

Name:

Bradley Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Greenfield Police Department



Member
Russell Kollmansberger
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Member

Name:

Russell Kollmansberger

Agency/Organization Name:

Stanley Police Department



Training Committee

Chair
Peter Running
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Chair

Name:

Peter Running

Agency/Organization Name:

Winneconne Police Department



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Member
Thomas Czaja
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Member

Name:

Thomas Czaja

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Point Police Department



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Member
William B. Lamb
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Member

Name:

William B. Lamb

Agency/Organization Name:

Fond du Lac Police Department



Training & Standards Curriculum Advisory Rep.
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Training & Standards Curriculum Advisory Rep.

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Member
Charles Wenten
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Member

Name:

Charles Wenten

Agency/Organization Name:

Grafton Police Department



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Michael J. Steffes
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Member

Name:

Michael J. Steffes

Agency/Organization Name:

Rhinelander Police Department



Ways & Means Committee

Chair
Steve Riffel
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Chair

Name:

Steve Riffel

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Falls Police Department



Sgt. at Arms

Sgt. at Arms
David Collins
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Sgt. at Arms

Name:

David Collins

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol - Retired



SACOP Representative

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SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014
Bradley Wentlandt
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SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014

Name:

Bradley Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Greenfield Police Department



Training & Standards Law Enforcement Advisor Committee -Representative

Member
Kurt D. Heuer
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Member

Name:

Kurt D. Heuer

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Rapids Police Department



Member
Greg Leck
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Member

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



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Member
John Morrissey
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Member

Name:

John Morrissey

Agency/Organization Name:

Kenosha Police Department



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Member
Rick Oliva
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Member

Name:

Rick Oliva

Agency/Organization Name:

Franklin Police Department



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Member
Michael J. Hartert
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Member

Name:

Michael J. Hartert

Agency/Organization Name:

Village of Summit Police Department



WCPA Marketing Committee

Chair
Dennis Plantz
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Chair

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



Member
Jeff Hardel
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Member

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



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Member
Ann M. Wellens
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Member

Name:

Ann M. Wellens

Agency/Organization Name:

South Milwaukee Police Department



Member
Eric Dunning
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Member

Name:

Eric Dunning

Agency/Organization Name:

Ashwaubenon Dept. of Public Safety



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Member
Michael J. Steffes
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Member

Name:

Michael J. Steffes

Agency/Organization Name:

Rhinelander Police Department



Interoperable Communications Standards Group Statewide System Mgmt. Group

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Representative
Bradley Wentlandt
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Representative

Name:

Bradley Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Greenfield Police Department



DOJ-CopLink- Users Group for the State of Wisconsin

WCPA Representative
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

WCPA Representative

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Mentoring Committee

Purpose is to provide mentoring for new police chiefs and pair them with a seasoned veteran police chief.

Chair of Mentoring Committee
David Banaszynski
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Chair of Mentoring Committee

Name:

David Banaszynski

Agency/Organization Name:

Shorewood Police Department



Mentor
Joseph Adamson
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Mentor

Name:

Joseph Adamson

Agency/Organization Name:

Horicon Police Department



Mentor
Sean Marschke
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Board Title:

Mentor

Name:

Sean Marschke

Agency/Organization Name:

Sturtevant Police Department



Mentor
Erik Misselt
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Board Title:

Mentor

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



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Mentor
Jason King
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Mentor

Name:

Jason King

Agency/Organization Name:

Darlington Police Department



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Mentor
Mark Vander Bloomen
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Mentor

Name:

Mark Vander Bloomen

Agency/Organization Name:

Eagle River Police Department



Mentor
Daniel Ault
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Board Title:

Mentor

Name:

Daniel Ault

Agency/Organization Name:

Oconto Police Department



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Mentor
Anna Ruzinski
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Board Title:

Mentor

Name:

Anna Ruzinski

Agency/Organization Name:

Menomonee Falls Police Department



Traffic Incident Management Enhancement Partnership

Representative
Daniel L. Joling
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Board Title:

Representative

Name:

Daniel L. Joling

Agency/Organization Name:

Kronenwetter Police Department