We need to review our Strategic Plan which emphasizes 4 areas of focus: transportation, county government, human services, and quality of life.
The county will continue to face limited funding for its programs. We need to prioritize and effectively manage our services without losing sight of protecting the community and the individual.
I have served on committees that have purchased land that is now the Lion's Den Nature Preserve, built Lasata Crossings Assisted Living facility, reduced the size of the board from 31 to 26 members and have chaired the Comprehensive Planning Board that oversaw the writing of the County Comprehensive Plan, 2035, Park and Open Space Plan and the Farmland Preservation Plan.
U.S. Forest Service, 30 Years
Regional Budget Officer 1984-1995
Administrative Officer for Nicolet National Forest, 1975-1984
Other Civic, Professional & Social Affiliations
Village of Grafton Architectural Board, 1995-present
American Legion, Rose-Harms Post 355, Grafton
St. Joseph's Church, Grafton
Kiel High School, Kiel, Wisconsin, 1960
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, BS, Business Administration and Economics, 1964
Married to Marlene Richart since 1969
1 adult son
Interests & Hobbies
Enjoy flying various U.S. Flags - 15, 30, 38, and 50 star flags