Lake Wausau Association

Standing Committees

There is Strength in Numbers...

We strongly encourage our members to become involved in the Association's mission and purpose by joining one of our standing committees. Read below to learn more about out committees, who is serving on our committees, and where we have need for additional volunteers. Click here to contact us if you are interested in becoming a committee member.

Executive Committee chair is Russ Graveen.
Other members include Rick Parkin, Sherri Wagner, Holly Kohl, Theresa Graveen, Jim Wagner, Mary Kate Riordan, Mark Peter, and Al Weinkauf. The committee consists of elected officers and at-large directors of the Association and is the driving force behind the Association. It represents the interests of Association members and manages the administrative and operating activies of the Association (see Board of Directors).

Finance Committee chair is Rick Parkin.
Other members include Holly Kohl, Ken Wilk, Jim Wagner, and Kathy Weinkauf. The committee prepares an annual budget for approval by the Board of Directors, recommends and/or organizes fund raising activities, selects a disinterested firm or person(s) to audit the financial accounts of the Association, and periodically reviews and reports ot the Board of Directors the budgetary status of the Association. We are seeking additional volunteers to fill this committee and help oversee the Association's financial health.

Membership Committee chair is Sherri Wagner, Secretary.
Other members currently include Diane VanEyck, Sue Peter, Alyson Halbrook, and Kathy Weinkauf. The committee initiates and coordinates actions to gain new members and to regain members in arrears. We are seeking additional volunteers to join our Membership Committee.

Civic Affairs Committee chair is position is currently open, but will be filled by one of the board members.
The other member is Jim VanEyck. The committee attends and reports on meetings of the town board, the school board, and when appropriate, the county board and is entitled to speak on behalf of the Association at these meetings, and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors. We are seeking additional volunteers to serve on this committee.

Weed and Algae Control Committee chair is Rick Parkin and co-chair is Holly Kohl. The other members include Jim Wagner, Sherri Wagner, Mike Steele, Ed Zagzebski, Peg Wolff, and Polly Day. The committee recommends action to control weed and algae, organize and supervise control activities conducted by the Association, and reports on progress to the Board of Directors and general membership. This committee is charged with the responsibility of handling the public relations and financing of the lake study project, while working with other committees as need. If you are interested in joining this committee please contact us.

  • December 15, 2011 - Meeting minutes
  • October 7, 2011 - Meeting minutes with Buzz Sorge of the DNR (tour of Lake Wausau)
  • September 22, 2011 - Meeting minutes with Scott Provost of the DNR
  • August 9, 2011 - Meeting minutes with Matt Krueger of River Alliance of Wisconsin

Zoning and Pollution Committee chair position is currently open, but will be filled by one of the board members.
Other members are Jeff Jarvenpaa and Shawn Esser. The committee attends town and county public hearings relating to zoning, drinking water, and sanitation in the vicinity of Lake Wausau and is entitled to speak on behalf of the Association at these meetings when another elected officer is not present to speak. The committee will coordinate with public officials and riparian property owners on current or potential zoning, pollution, and other water quality criteria, and will report conditions and progress to the Baord of Directors and general membership. We are seeking additional volunteers to serve on this committee.

Recreation and Lake Use Committee chair position is currently open, but will be filled by one of the board members on this committee.
Members are Dan Belter, Seth Calonder, Dave Dalum, Russ Graveen, and Sue Landretti. The committee attends town and county public meetings relating to recreational and other lake use matters on Lake Wausau; obtains information from and communicates Association concerns to law enforcement, DNR, and other public officials relating to fishing and boating on Lake Wausau; organizes and/or assists in boating safety and fish stocking/habitat activities; and reports conditions and progress to the Board of Directors and general membership. We are seeking additional volunteers to fill this committee.

Thank you to all the volunteers who are serving on the Association's various committees. Your help is greatly appreciated...!

Written by Rob on Sunday April 19, 2015
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