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Wisconsin’s Great Lakes from invasive species and pollution.
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Office of Great Waters staff contacts

Staff in the DNR's Office of Great Waters:

  • support the DNR role in the Great Lakes Commission, the Council of Great Lakes Governors and the International Joint Commission;
  • coordinate with state and federal agency Great Lakes programs such as the Dept. of Administration Coastal Zone Management, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin-Extension and U.S. Geological Survey;
  • work with non-governmental organizations to protect the Great Lakes;
  • develop Lake Michigan and Lake Superior restoration and protection action agendas;
  • manage Great Lakes project funding.
Central Office contacts
Steve Galarneau
Kendra Axness
AOC and LAMP policy coordinator
Donalea Dinsmore
Quality assurance, funding and beach coordinator
Jim Killian
Water and sediment resources management specialist
Melissa Lake
Program specialist
Madeline Magee
Monitoring coordinator
Emily Punke
Grants coordinator
Tom Simmons
Sediment and LAMP GIS support
Susan Tesarik
Outreach specialist
Region contacts
Cheryl Bougie
Lake Michigan monitoring and sediment coordinator
Marsha Burzynski
Sediment and monitoring water quality biologist
Joe Graham
Lake Superior monitoring and sediment coordinator
Stacy Hron
Milwaukee Estuary AOC coordinator
Brie Kupsky
Lower Fox River-Green Bay AOC coordinator
Lower Menominee River AOC coordinator
Matt Steiger
St. Louis River AOC coordinator
Michele Wheeler
Lake Superior LAMP coordinator
Binational program coordinator
Lake Michigan LAMP coordinator
Sheboygan River AOC coordinator
Last revised: Tuesday December 04 2018