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WCPA

Wisconsin LAW ENFORCEMENT DEATH RESPONSE TEAM

Wisconsin LEDR Team Providing immediate support services in the event of law enforcement deaths regardless of the circumstances.

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Law Enforcement Torch Run

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
Christopher Domagalski
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Board Title:

President

Name:

Christopher Domagalski

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Police Department



1st Vice President
Peter Nimmer
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Board Title:

1st Vice President

Name:

Peter Nimmer

Agency/Organization Name:

Village of Shorewood Police Department



2nd Vice President
Sean Marschke
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Board Title:

2nd Vice President

Name:

Sean Marschke

Agency/Organization Name:

Sturtevant Police Department



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Secretary -
Ann M. Wellens
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Board Title:

Secretary -

Name:

Ann M. Wellens

Agency/Organization Name:

South Milwaukee Police Department



3rd Vice President
Kenneth M. Pileggi
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Board Title:

3rd Vice President

Name:

Kenneth M. Pileggi

Agency/Organization Name:

Jefferson Police Department



Immediate Past President
Dave Funkhouser
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Board Title:

Immediate Past President

Name:

Dave Funkhouser

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Kiel Police Department



Director (3)
Erik Misselt
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Board Title:

Director (3)

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



Director (2)
Tim Zarzecki
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Board Title:

Director (2)

Name:

Tim Zarzecki

Agency/Organization Name:

Mount Pleasant Police Department



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Director (2)
Daniel D. Hardman
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Board Title:

Director (2)

Name:

Daniel D. Hardman

Agency/Organization Name:

Lake Delton Police Department



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Director (1)
Patrick S. Mitchell
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Director (1)

Name:

Patrick S. Mitchell

Agency/Organization Name:

West Allis Police Department



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Director (1)
Timothy D. Strohbusch
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Board Title:

Director (1)

Name:

Timothy D. Strohbusch

Agency/Organization Name:

Clear Lake Police Department



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Director (1)
Ronald J. Tischer
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Board Title:

Director (1)

Name:

Ronald J. Tischer

Agency/Organization Name:

La Crosse Police Department



Executive Director
Donald Thaves
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Board Title:

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)



SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014 (3)
Bradley Wentlandt
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SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014 (3)

Name:

Bradley Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Greenfield Police Department



4th Class CTV Representative (2)
Brian Reedy
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Board Title:

4th Class CTV Representative (2)

Name:

Brian Reedy

Agency/Organization Name:

New Holstein Police Department



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Retired Chiefs Representative (2)
Thomas Czaja ( Police Chief Retired - Fox Point P.D.)
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Board Title:

Retired Chiefs Representative (2)

Name:

Thomas Czaja ( Police Chief Retired - Fox Point P.D.)

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Milwaukee Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security



Historian / Parliamentarian
Raymond W. Appel
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Board Title:

Historian / Parliamentarian

Name:

Raymond W. Appel

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief -Neenah Police Department



Sergeant at Arms
David Collins
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Board Title:

Sergeant at Arms

Name:

David Collins

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol - Retired



Secretary Dept. of Corrections
Jon Litscher
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Board Title:

Secretary Dept. of Corrections

Name:

Jon Litscher

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Corrections



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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



Consulting Member - Training & Standards Bureau
Tony Barthuly
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Board Title:

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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Special Agent in Charge FBI Milwaukee
Justin Tolomeo
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Board Title:

Special Agent in Charge FBI Milwaukee

Name:

Justin Tolomeo

Agency/Organization Name:

F.B.I - Milwaukee



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Consulting Member
Kim Gaffney
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Board Title:

Consulting Member

Name:

Kim Gaffney

Agency/Organization Name:

Marquette County Sheriff's Office



Wisconsin State Patrol
J.D. Lind
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Board Title:

Wisconsin State Patrol

Name:

J.D. Lind

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol



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Interim Administrator - Wis. Dept. of Justice- DCI
Jason A. Smith
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Board Title:

Interim Administrator - Wis. Dept. of Justice- DCI

Name:

Jason A. Smith

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Jusice - Division of Criminal Investigation



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Law Enforcement Coordinator - US Attorney Office
Dean Puschning
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Board Title:

Law Enforcement Coordinator - US Attorney Office

Name:

Dean Puschning

Agency/Organization Name:

US Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin



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

Consulting member - Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources

Name:

Todd A. Schaller

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Bureau of Law Enforcement



Wisconsin Police Leadership Foundation

Officers and Board Members

President
Dave Funkhouser
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Board Title:

President

Name:

Dave Funkhouser

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Kiel Police Department



Vice President
Christopher Domagalski
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Board Title:

Vice President

Name:

Christopher Domagalski

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Police Department



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Secretary Elected 8/2012
Ann M. Wellens
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Board Title:

Secretary Elected 8/2012

Name:

Ann M. Wellens

Agency/Organization Name:

South Milwaukee Police Department



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Director - Appointed 3/2015
James P. Gage
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Board Title:

Director - Appointed 3/2015

Name:

James P. Gage

Agency/Organization Name:

Elm Grove Police Department



Director (Elected 2/13/2017)
Thomas Bishop
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Director (Elected 2/13/2017)

Name:

Thomas Bishop

Agency/Organization Name:

Kewaskum Police Dept



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Director (Elected 2/13/2017
Craig Sherven
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Board Title:

Director (Elected 2/13/2017

Name:

Craig Sherven

Agency/Organization Name:

McFarland Police Department



WPLF - WCPA Treasurer
Tim Styka
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Board Title:

WPLF - WCPA Treasurer

Name:

Tim Styka

Agency/Organization Name:

Menasha P.D.



WPLF Conference Coordinator
Floyd (Pete) Peters
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Board Title:

WPLF Conference Coordinator

Name:

Floyd (Pete) Peters

Agency/Organization Name:

Superior Police Department (Retired Chief)



4TH Class Cities, Villages, & Towns Committee

Chair of Committee
Brian Reedy
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Board Title:

Chair of Committee

Name:

Brian Reedy

Agency/Organization Name:

New Holstein Police Department



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member
Steve Roux
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Board Title:

member

Name:

Steve Roux

Agency/Organization Name:

Rice Lake Police Department



Member
Daniel Layber
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Member

Name:

Daniel Layber

Agency/Organization Name:

Village of Cottage Grove Police Department



Member
Kenneth M. Pileggi
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Member

Name:

Kenneth M. Pileggi

Agency/Organization Name:

Jefferson 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



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Member
David Wentlandt
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Member

Name:

David Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Butler Police Department



Alert LE Executive Board Committee

Member
Michael Kass
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Michael Kass

Agency/Organization Name:

Brown Deer Police Department



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Member
Rick Oliva
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Rick Oliva

Agency/Organization Name:

Franklin Police Department



Member
Chad Abram
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Member

Name:

Chad Abram

Agency/Organization Name:

Prairie du Chien



Financial Review Committee

(Chair of Committee)
Dennis Plantz
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Board Title:

(Chair of Committee)

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



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Member
Ann M. Wellens
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Board Title:

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



Homeland Security Committee

Member
Joseph Adamson
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Joseph Adamson

Agency/Organization Name:

Horicon Police Department



Member
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



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Member
Richard A. Buntrock
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Richard A. Buntrock

Agency/Organization Name:

Seymour Police Department



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Member
Ronald J. Tischer
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Ronald J. Tischer

Agency/Organization Name:

La Crosse Police Department



Legislative Committee

Responsible for legislative matters

Chair
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Chair

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



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Co-Chair
Bernie Coughlin
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Co-Chair

Name:

Bernie Coughlin

Agency/Organization Name:

Verona Police Dept.



At Large Representative
Dennis Plantz
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Board Title:

At Large Representative

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



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Milwaukee Area Rep.
Dennis Nasci
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Board Title:

Milwaukee Area Rep.

Name:

Dennis Nasci

Agency/Organization Name:

West Milwaukee Police Department



Northwest Area Rep.
Jeff Hardel
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Board Title:

Northwest Area Rep.

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



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Member at Large
Bill Rutten
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Board Title:

Member at Large

Name:

Bill Rutten

Agency/Organization Name:

Kohler Police Department



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South West Rep.
Doug McKinley
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Board Title:

South West Rep.

Name:

Doug McKinley

Agency/Organization Name:

Platteville 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



North East Rep.
Erik Misselt
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Board Title:

North East Rep.

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



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Nort West Region Rep.
Steve Roux
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Board Title:

Nort West Region Rep.

Name:

Steve Roux

Agency/Organization Name:

Rice Lake Police Department



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At Large Rep.
Daniel D. Hardman
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Board Title:

At Large Rep.

Name:

Daniel D. Hardman

Agency/Organization Name:

Lake Delton 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



President - WCPA
Robert Rosch
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Board Title:

President - WCPA

Name:

Robert Rosch

Agency/Organization Name:

Hartland Police Department



1st Vice President WCPA
Christopher Domagalski
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Board Title:

1st Vice President WCPA

Name:

Christopher Domagalski

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Police Department



2nd Vice President - WCPA
Peter Nimmer
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Board Title:

2nd Vice President - WCPA

Name:

Peter Nimmer

Agency/Organization Name:

Village of Shorewood Police Department



3rd Vice President - WCPA
Sean Marschke
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Board Title:

3rd Vice President - WCPA

Name:

Sean Marschke

Agency/Organization Name:

Sturtevant Police Department



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Lobbyist for WCPA
Alice O'Connor
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Board Title:

Lobbyist for WCPA

Name:

Alice O'Connor

Agency/Organization Name:

DeWitt, Ross, & Stevens



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

Consulting Member - Dept. of Justice

Name:

Brian O'Keefe

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Justice - Divison of Law Enforcement Services



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

Consulting Member - Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources

Name:

Todd A. Schaller

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Bureau of Law Enforcement



Nominating Committee

All Past Presidents are members of the Nominating Committee

Chiar of Committee
Dave Funkhouser
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Board Title:

Chiar of Committee

Name:

Dave Funkhouser

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Kiel Police Department



Past President
Dennis Plantz
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Board Title:

Past President

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



Past President
Jed Dolnick
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Board Title:

Past President

Name:

Jed Dolnick

Agency/Organization Name:

Jackson Police Department



Personnel Committee

Chair
Jeff Hardel
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Board Title:

Chair

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



Member
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Member
Peter G. Hoell
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Member

Name:

Peter G. Hoell

Agency/Organization Name:

Germantown Police Department



Member
Erik Misselt
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



TIME System Advisory Committee

TIME System Advisory Committee

WCPA Representative - Appointed 2013
Steve Graff
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Board Title:

WCPA Representative - Appointed 2013

Name:

Steve Graff

Agency/Organization Name:

Mequon Police Department



Resolutions & Bylaws Committee

Co-Chair
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Co-Chair

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Historian / Parlimentarian & Co-Chair
Raymond W. Appel
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Board Title:

Historian / Parlimentarian & Co-Chair

Name:

Raymond W. Appel

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief -Neenah Police Department



Member
Darren Pautsch
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Darren Pautsch

Agency/Organization Name:

North Fond du Lac



WCPA President
Robert Rosch
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Board Title:

WCPA President

Name:

Robert Rosch

Agency/Organization Name:

Hartland Police Department



Retired Chiefs Committee

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Chair
Thomas Czaja ( Police Chief Retired - Fox Point P.D.)
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Board Title:

Chair

Name:

Thomas Czaja ( Police Chief Retired - Fox Point P.D.)

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Milwaukee Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security



Member
Hans Lux
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Member

Name:

Hans Lux

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired - Life Member



Wisconsin Statewide Interoperabilty Council

911 Subcommittee
Matthew Kiederlen
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Board Title:

911 Subcommittee

Name:

Matthew Kiederlen

Agency/Organization Name:

UW- Whitewater



Training Committee

Arranges training programs for conferences

Chair Person
Eric M. Atkinson
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Board Title:

Chair Person

Name:

Eric M. Atkinson

Agency/Organization Name:

Menomonie Police Department



Member
Kenneth M. Pileggi
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Member

Name:

Kenneth M. Pileggi

Agency/Organization Name:

Jefferson Police Department



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Member
Michael J. Steffes
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Member

Name:

Michael J. Steffes

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Department of Justice



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Member
Steve Roux
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Member

Name:

Steve Roux

Agency/Organization Name:

Rice Lake Police Department



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Member
Thomas Czaja ( Police Chief Retired - Fox Point P.D.)
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Thomas Czaja ( Police Chief Retired - Fox Point P.D.)

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Milwaukee Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security



Member
Eric Dunning
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Member

Name:

Eric Dunning

Agency/Organization Name:

Ashwaubenon Dept. of Public Safety



Sgt. at Arms

Sgt. at Arms
David Collins
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Board Title:

Sgt. at Arms

Name:

David Collins

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin State Patrol - Retired



SACOP Representative

SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014
Bradley Wentlandt
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Board Title:

SACOP Representative - Appointed Sept. 2014

Name:

Bradley Wentlandt

Agency/Organization Name:

Greenfield Police Department



Training & Standards Law Enforcement Advisor Committee -Representative

Representative
Michael J. Hartert
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Representative

Name:

Michael J. Hartert

Agency/Organization Name:

Village of Summit Police Department



Member
Kenneth M. Pileggi
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Kenneth M. Pileggi

Agency/Organization Name:

Jefferson Police Department



Member
Greg Leck
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Greg Leck

Agency/Organization Name:

Stoughton Police Department



Member
Todd Lee Thomas
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Member

Name:

Todd Lee Thomas

Agency/Organization Name:

Appleton 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
Gerald W. Staniszewski
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Member

Name:

Gerald W. Staniszewski

Agency/Organization Name:

Eau Claire Police Department



WCPA Marketing Committee

Chair
Dennis Plantz
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Board Title:

Chair

Name:

Dennis Plantz

Agency/Organization Name:

Berlin Police Department



Member
Jeff Hardel
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Jeff Hardel

Agency/Organization Name:

Wausau Police Department



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Member
Ann M. Wellens
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Ann M. Wellens

Agency/Organization Name:

South Milwaukee Police Department



Member
Eric Dunning
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Eric Dunning

Agency/Organization Name:

Ashwaubenon Dept. of Public Safety



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Member
Michael J. Steffes
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Michael J. Steffes

Agency/Organization Name:

Wisconsin Department of Justice



National Public Safety Broadband Subcommittee

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Representative
Craig Sherven
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Board Title:

Representative

Name:

Craig Sherven

Agency/Organization Name:

McFarland 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



Traffic Incident Management Enhancement Partnership (TIME)

Representative
Tim Zarzecki
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Board Title:

Representative

Name:

Tim Zarzecki

Agency/Organization Name:

Mount Pleasant Police Department



Mentoring Committee

Mentor New Chiefs

Chair of Committee
Sean Marschke
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Board Title:

Chair of Committee

Name:

Sean Marschke

Agency/Organization Name:

Sturtevant Police Department



Member
Joseph Adamson
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Joseph Adamson

Agency/Organization Name:

Horicon Police Department



Member
Scott Gregory
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Scott Gregory

Agency/Organization Name:

Town of Madison



Member
Erik Misselt
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Erik Misselt

Agency/Organization Name:

Fox Valley Metro



Member
Jason King
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Jason King

Agency/Organization Name:

Darlington Police Department



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Member
Mark Vander Bloomen
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Mark Vander Bloomen

Agency/Organization Name:

Eagle River Police Department



Member
Daniel Ault
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Board Title:

Member

Name:

Daniel Ault

Agency/Organization Name:

Plover Police Department



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Anna Ruzinski
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Board Title:

member

Name:

Anna Ruzinski

Agency/Organization Name:

Menomonee Falls Police Department



Finance Committee

President WCPA
Robert Rosch
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Board Title:

President WCPA

Name:

Robert Rosch

Agency/Organization Name:

Hartland Police Department



1st Vice President WCPA
Christopher Domagalski
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1st Vice President WCPA

Name:

Christopher Domagalski

Agency/Organization Name:

Sheboygan Police Department



2nd Vice President WCPA
Peter Nimmer
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Board Title:

2nd Vice President WCPA

Name:

Peter Nimmer

Agency/Organization Name:

Village of Shorewood Police Department



WCPA Treasurer
Tim Styka
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Board Title:

WCPA Treasurer

Name:

Tim Styka

Agency/Organization Name:

Menasha P.D.



Executive Director WCPA
Donald Thaves
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Board Title:

Executive Director WCPA

Name:

Donald Thaves

Agency/Organization Name:

Retired Chief (Shawano P.D.)



Badger State Sheriffs Communications Project

Representative
Dave Funkhouser
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Board Title:

Representative

Name:

Dave Funkhouser

Agency/Organization Name:

City of Kiel Police Department