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Contact information
For information on the Wisconsin Private Forestry Advisory Committee, contact:
Kristin Lambert
WI Private Forestry Advisory Committee liaison

Wisconsin Private Forestry Advisory Committee

The primary purpose of the Wisconsin Private Forestry Advisory Committee (WPFAC) is to advise the Wisconsin state forester and Department of Natural Resources on matters concerning Wisconsin's suite of private forestry programs.



Photo by Kristin Lambert, Wisconsin DNR.

Meeting date Agenda Notes
November 30, 2017 Agenda [PDF] Notes [PDF]
August 31, 2017 Agenda [PDF] Notes [PDF]
June 2, 2017 Agenda [PDF] Notes [PDF]



Private forestry programs

The committee advises the Wisconsin state forester and DNR on the following programs.

Operating procedures

WPFAC's operating procedures [PDF] contain information regarding the official purpose and goals, membership, officer and committee descriptions and decision making process.


Name Affiliation Representing Contact Information
Jim Warren
Committee Co-Chair
Wisconsin DNR
Chief, Public & Private Forestry Section
  • State Agency
  • Private Forestry Program
101 S. Webster St.
Madison, WI 53703
R.J. Wickham
Committee Co-Chair
Wisconsin DNR
Chief, Tax Law Section
  • State Agency
  • Tax Law Programs
101 S. Webster St.
Madison, WI 53703
Nancy Bozek Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association
Executive Director
  • Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners
P.O. Box 285
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Bill Buckley Wisconsin Consulting Foresters
Manager, Genesis Forestry Consulting, LLC
  • Consulting Foresters
N2699 Wilson Road
Poynette, WI 53955
Aaron Burmeister Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association
Owner, Burmeister Logging
  • Forest Products Industry
N6760 French Road
Seymour, WI 54165
Ann Calhoun The Nature Conservancy
Baraboo Hills Project Coordinator
  • Environmental/Conservation Organization
124 Second St. Room 133
Baraboo, WI 53913
Earl Gustafson Wisconsin Paper Council
Vice President
  • Forest Products Industry
10 East Doty Street, Suite 445
Madison, WI 53703
Shawn Hagan The Forestland Group, LLC
Senior Director of Forest Operations
  • Industrial Forest Landowners
200 Michigan St. Suite 722
Hancock, MI 49930
Andy Hart Natural Resources Conservation Service
State Forester
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
608-662-4422 ext. 231
8030 Excelsior Drive Suite 200
Madison, WI 53717
Joe Hovel Partners in Forestry Cooperative
  • Landowner Cooperative
6063 Baker Lake Road
Conover, WI 54519
Bill Klase University of Wisconsin - Extension
Natural Resources Educator
  • UW-Extension
107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Dennis McDougall United States Forest Service
Forest Stewardship Program Coordinator
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • State and private forestry
1992 Folwell Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Al Murray Wisconsin Towns Association
Town of Laona Chairman
  • Local government
P.O. Box 252
Laona, WI 54541
Brandon Soldner Farm Services Agency
Agricultural Specialist
  • Farm services agency
608-662-4422 ext. 116
8030 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717-2913
David Solin North Central Area Wisconsin Land & Water Conservation Association
  • Wisconsin land and water conservation association
N6411 Vacha Lane
Deerbrook, WI 54424
  • Environmental/conservation organization
Vacant Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
  • Tribal organization
Last revised: Tuesday May 01 2018