Appointed Committees

Ad HOC Courthouse Security Workgroup -
Members appointed by AC at Finance & Personnel Meeting on 02/02/2009.
  Member
1. Jason Matthys - Administrative Coordinator
2. Gary Brown - EM Director
3. Julie Brickner - Finance Director
4. Nancy Hove - Sheriff
5. Brad Lawrence - Corporation Counsel
6. Dan Reis - Building Committee Chair
7. Jerry Forss - Maintenance Supervisor

Ad HOC Community Development Committee
Members determined & appointed by Chair 01/28/2020; Current RLF committee members; 3
additional citizen members
  Member
1. Scott Bjork (Chair)
2. Will Schroeder (Vice-Chair)
3. Mary Able
4. Raynee Farrell
5. Jerry Kosin
6. Jens Loberg
7. David Murphy

ADRC Governing Board
Per §4-11 PCC
two members of the Board and seven citizen members
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Paula Lugar (Chair) (CB) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Mary Foster (Vice-chair) 04/16/2019 04/19/2022
3. Nelson Brown 08/27/2019 04/19/2022
4. Kathleen McCardle 04/16/2019 04/19/2022
5. Mari Waters 04/2017 04/17/2020
6. Ruth Wood (CB) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
7. Vacant 04/21/2020 04/18/2023
8. Vacant 06/27/2017 04/17/2020
9. Vacant 04/21/2020 04/18/2023

Affirmative Action Officer - Per §4-12 B (1) PCC
Consists of one person.  Not stipulated by code.
  Member Appointed
1. Brad Lawrence 04/2004

Board of Adjustments
Seven residents of Pierce County who reside in the unincorporated areas of the County; five regular members and two alternates, with one being a first alternate and the other being a second alternate. No two members shall reside in the same town. Terms of office. The term of office shall be three years. However, these terms of office shall be staggered such that no more than three members' terms of office are expired in any one year. Each term shall begin July 1.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Lee Wright - Ellsworth Township (Chair) 07/01/2019 06/30/2022
2. Barry Barringer - Trenton 07/01/2017 06/30/2020
3. Ross Christopherson - Gilman (Vice-chair) 07/01/2019 06/30/2022
4. Kenneth Peterson - Trimbelle 07/01/2019 06/30/2022
5. Matthew Purfeerst - Diamond Bluff 07/01/2018 06/30/2021
6. Walter Betzel - Oak Grove, 1st Alt. 07/01/2018 06/30/2021
7. Tim Wiff - Martell, 2nd Alt. 07/01/2018 06/30/2021

Board of Canvassers
  Member Appointed Term Expires
Jamie R. Feuerhelm - County Clerk Appointed by State Statue 7.60
1. Kenneth Peterson 01/01/2018 12/31/2019
2. Carol Zalusky 01/01/2018 12/31/2019

Board of Health
five members of the Board and three citizen members - all citizen members appointed to County
committees shall serve a term of three years
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Ruth Wood (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Jon Aubart (Vice-chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Peter Carr - CM 02/25/2020 04/18/2022
4. Rodney Gilles 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
5. Neil Gulbranson 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
6. Dr. Becky Kleager- CM 02/25/2020 04/17/2023
7. Bill Schroeder 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
8. Sharon Schulze - CM 02/25/2020 04/18/2022

Building - Consists of five County Board members.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jon Aubart (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Jerry Kosin (Vice-chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Dale Auckland 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4. Scott Bjork 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
5. Mike Kahlow 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Emergency Medical Services – Per §4-12 C (4). PCC Consist of one member of the Board, nine citizen members, including a medical advisor, representatives from the sheriff’s department, public health and emergency government.  §4-11 B. PCC
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Tod Jorgenson - Spring Valley Ambulance (Chair)    
2. Gary Brown - Emergency Mgmt 04/19/2016 04/15/2019
3. Colin Gilles - Elmwood Ambulance    
4. Jeff Bjork - County Board 08/25/2020 04/19/2022
5. Tim Hansen - Maiden Rock/Plum City/Stockholm    
6. Jeff Rixmann - River Falls Ambulance    

Ethics Board
Pursuant to § 19.59, Wis. Stats., board consists of five members who are residents of the county. No Board member shall be an elected county official or county employee or shall be currently serving on any county committee or commission or board. Appointed to Staggered three-year terms.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jason Akey 09/01/2020 08/31/2023
2. Bruce Borgerding 09/01/2018 08/31/2021
3. Robert Jeffrey 09/01/2019 08/31/2022
4. Heidi Lindquist 09/01/2020 08/31/2023
5. Richard O'Connell 09/01/2019 08/31/2022

Fair
Consist of five member of the Board, one citizen member
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Dean Bergseng (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Kris Sampson (Vice-chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Jim Ashbach 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4. Jerry Kosin 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
5. Daniel Puhrmann 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
6. Bob Traynor (CM) 02/27/2018 04/19/2021

Highway Commissioner - Per §59.54 (17) (b) WI STATS; also 83.01 (1)(a) Consists of one person, term indefinite pursuant to PCC 13-10.
  Member Appointed
1. Chad A. Johnson 01/22/2013

Highway (Traffic) Safety Commission – Per §83.013 (1)(a) WI STATS Consists of Hwy Commissioner (or designated representative), chief county traffic law enforcement officer (or designated representative), county highway safety coordinator, & a representative designated by the county board for each of the disciplines of education, medicine & law & 3 representatives involved in law enforcement, highways & highway safety designated by the secretary of transportation.  Shall meet @ least quarterly. Nine members or more.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Al Thoner - PC Hwy    
2. Dennis Johnson -WI DOT    
3. Bill Schoeder - Hager City Express    
4. Jeffrey Lorentz - WI DOT    
5. Jeremy Brunner - WI DOT    
6. Brad Lawrence - PC Corporation Counsel    
7. Brian Erickson - WI DOT    
8. Chad Johnson - PC Hwy    
9. Christopher Tashjian - RF Medical Clinic    
10. David Deiss    
11. Gary Brown - PC Emergency Management    
12. Jason Matthys - PC Sheriff Dept.    
13. Herman Kreig - PC Sheriff Dept., Patrol Lieutenant    
14. Nancy Hove - PC Sheriff Dept.    
15. Paul Churchill - Plum City School    
16. Roger Leque - City of River Falls    
17. Teresa Rhiel - PC Sheriff Dept.    
18. Richard Tumaniec - WI DOT    
19. Wade Strain - PC Sheriff Dept.    
20. Neil Gulbranson- CB - Hwy Safety Coord. 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Highway Safety Coordinator
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Neil Gulbranson 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Housing - consists of 5 members including County Board and citizens
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Peggy Rother (CM) (Chair) 08/23/2016 04/2019
2. Paula Lugar (Vice-chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Gale Gaard (CM) 08/23/2016 04/2019
4. Kathleen McCardle (CM) 08/23/2016 04/2019
5. Ruth Wood 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Indianhead Federated Library Representatives - 2 members, either two citizen or one citizen and one County Board member
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Kris Sampson (completing term) 01/01/2019 12/31/2021
2. Jeanne Tobias 02/25/2020 12/31/2022

Industrial Development - 3 members of the County Board.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jeff Bjork 08/25/2020 04/19/2022
2. Mike Kahlow 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Bill Schroeder 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Information Services - Consists of three County Board members and 2 citizen members.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Mike Kahlow (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Jeff Olson (CM) (Vice-chair) 04/16/2019 04/18/2022
3. Jon Aubart 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4. Mary-Alice Muraski (CM) 04/16/2019 04/18/2022
5. Jeff Bjork 08/25/2020 04/19/2022

Land Conservation – Per §4-9 L. PCC -Five members of the Agriculture and Extension Education Committee, the Chairperson of the County Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Committee or other County Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Committee member designated by the Chairperson. All serve 2 year term.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jerry Kosin (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Mel Pittman (Vice-chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Greg Andrews (FSA) 01/2017 01/2019
4. Dean Bergseng 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
5. Daniel Puhrmann 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
6. Kris Sampson 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Land Information Council – Per WI Stat. §59.72 -consist of not less than 8 members. Council shall consist of the register of deeds, treasurer, real property lister or their designees and the following members appointed by the board for terms prescribed by the board: 1. member of the board. 2. A representative of the land information office. 3. A realtor or a member of the Realtors Association employed within the county. 4. A public safety or emergency communications representative employed within the county. 4m. The county surveyor or a professional land surveyor employed within the county. 5. Any other members of the board or public that the board designates.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Julie Hines - Register of Deeds 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Kathy Fuchs - County Treasurer 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Angela Hoven - Real Property Lister 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4. Jeff Holst - CB 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
5. Andy Pichotta - Land Information Office 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
6. David Murphy - Realtors Assoc. 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
7. Steve Albarado - Public Safety 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
8. Louie Filkins - County Surveyor 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Library - 1 member of the County Board.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. vacant 04/17/2018 04/21/2020

Local Emergency Planning Committee – Per §4-10 C. PCC - members from five groups; state and local elected officials; EMS, fire and health; media; citizens' groups; and owner/operator. All citizen members follow three year term.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jeff Rixmann (Chair) 04/18/2017 04/20/2020
2. Rob Bowen (Vice-chair) 04/18/2017 04/20/2020
3. Jon Aubart 04/17/2018 04/21/2020
4. Scott Bangert 03/26/2019 04/18/2022
5. Gary Brown 04/17/2018 04/20/2020
6. Matthew Duff 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
7. Neil Gulbranson 04/17/2018 04/21/2020
8. Nancy Hove 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
9. Pauline Kopp 02/27/2018 02/21/2021
10. Eric Ladwig 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
11. Dana Lansing 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
12. Sarah Nigbor 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
13. Bradley Peterson 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
14. Bailey Ruona 03/26/2019 04/18/2022
15. AZ Snyder 04/17/2018 04/21/2021
16. District 30 Assemblyman 04/17/2018 04/21/2020
17. District 93 Assemblyman 04/17/2018 04/21/2020
18. 10th District Senator 04/17/2018 04/21/2020
19. 31st District Senator 04/17/2018 04/21/2020

Loss Control
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Neil Gulbranson (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Gary Brown    
3. AZ Snyder    
4. Jason Matthys    
5. Nancy Hove    
6. Chad Johnson    
7. Wanda Kinneman    
8. Brad Lawrence    
9. Steve Melstrom    
10. Scott Schoepp    
11. Jerry Forss    
12. Ann Webb    

Mississippi River Regional Planning
Per §4-12 B (5). PCC - Consists of three members, one member appointed by the County board and Governor, one member appointed by the Governor, and one member appointed by County board. 6 year term.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Richard Purdy - by Governor 04/15/2014 07/15/2020
2. Bill Schroeder - by Co. Brd. 04/15/2014 7/15/2020
3. Greg Place - by Co. Brd. & Governor 04/23/2020 07/15/2025

Parks - four county board members & one citizen members
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Scott Bjork (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Rodney Gilles (Vice-chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Jim Ashbach 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4. Kevin Coulson (CM) 04/16/2019 04/18/2022
5. Mel Pittman 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Pierce County Economic Development Corporation – Per §4-12 B (6).  PCC Consists of one County Board member per PCEDC by laws. Number not stipulated by code.
  Members Appointed Term Expires
1 Jeff Bjork 08/25/2020 04/19/2022

Resource Conservation & Development Council – Per §??? No reference.
Consists of 1 person? Number not stipulated by code.
  Members Appointed Term Expires
1 Mel Pittman 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Revolving Loan Fund - Appointed by the County Board Chair pursuant to Sec. 4-12(C)13) PCC.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Scott Bjork 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Raynee Farrell 05/01/2018 04/30/2021
3. Jerry Kosin 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4.      
5.      
6. Jens Loberg 05/01/2018 04/30/2021
7. Jason Matthys ex officio    

Shooting Range Committee - four county board members & one citizen members
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Scott Bjork 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Rodney Gilles 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Jim Ashbach 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
4. Greg Eaton (CM) 04/19/2016 04/15/2019
5. Mel Pittman 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Solid Waste Management - five county board members & four citizen members - CB & CM 3 yr terms pursuit to Sec. 7-15 (A) PCC
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jeff Holst 04/18/2017 04/17/2020
2. Jerry Kosin 04/17/2018 04/20/2021
3. Kris Sampson (completing term) 04/17/2018 04/20/2021
4. Scott Bjork 04/16/2019 04/18/2022
5. Donald Jones (CM) 05/28/2019 04/18/2022
6. Jim Kleinhans (CM) 05/28/2019 04/20/2021
7. Dale Auckland 04/21/2020 04/17/2023
8. Jeanne Tobias (CM) 04/21/2020 04/17/2023
9. Nate Hagens (CM) 05/28/2019 04/18/2022

Veterans Service Commission stipulated by state. 45.81(1) - There is created in each county a county veterans service commission consisting of at least 3 residents of the county who are veterans appointed for staggered 3-year terms by the county executive or county board chairperson
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Merlin Blaisdell 2016  
2. Richard DeCosta 2009  
3. James Ottman    

Veterans Service Committee - three county board members
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Dean Bergseng (Chair) 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
2. Mel Pittman (Vice-chair0 04/21/2020 04/19/2022
3. Jeff Holst 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

West CAP Representative
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Paula Lugar 04/21/2020 04/19/2022

Workforce Development - Federal Stat. 955 & 956 pg. 112.  WI STATS 66.0301Per Federal mandate Workforce Investment Act of 1998.  Not stipulated by code. This federal act replaces the Job Training Partnership Act. CB Chairman makes appointment.
  Member Appointed Term Expires
1. Jeff Bjork 08/25/2020 04/19/2022