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STATEWIDE FRIENDS OF WISCONSIN STATE PARKS GROUP ELECTS OFFICERS

February 10, 2015

MADISON - The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks elected officers at its January board meeting in Madison.

William Zager of Amery was elected president. He is a member of the Friends of Stower Seven Lakes State Trail and had been serving as the group's vice president. He replaces Roger Putnam of Madison.

Waldo Peterson of Madison was elected vice president. He is a member of the Friends of Mirror Lake State Park.

Mike Samsa of Franksville was elected secretary. He is a member of the Richard Bong State Recreation Area's Bong Naturalist Association. He replaces Tim Lovett of Oconomowoc.

Jan Primus of Madison was re-elected treasurer. She is a member of the Friends of Mirror Lake State Park.

The non-profit Friends of Wisconsin State Parks is an umbrella organization for the more than 80 local friends groups across Wisconsin. These groups and individuals work together to preserve, protect, and enhance the state parks, trails, recreation areas and forests around Wisconsin by providing on-the-ground work, monetary support, and advocacy for these valuable areas. For more information about the organization, visit the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks website at friendswiparks.blogspot.com (exit DNR).

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Patty Loosen, DNR friends group liaison, 608-264-8994

Last Revised: Tuesday, February 10, 2015




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