State DNR Board Elects New Officers
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/24/2013
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board elected new officers for 2013. During the group's monthly meeting in Madison on Wednesday, Preston Cole of Milwaukee was chosen as the new chairman.
Cole is Director of Operations for the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works. He is a member of the 'Milwaukee Green Team,' where he and his colleagues seek to create a more sustainable Milwaukee through stormwater reduction practices, energy conservation programs, waste reduction initiatives, all
while creating green jobs. Cole was appointed to the board in August 2007.
Meanwhile, Terry Hilgenberg of Shawano is vice chair and Greg Kazmierski from Pewaukee was elected as secretary.
The DNR board sets policy for the agency and exercises authority and responsibility in accordance with governing state laws. Board members are appointed to six-year terms by the governor with the advice and consent of the Wisconsin Senate.