Wisconsin Council On Tourism

The 21-member council aims to represent varied geography and wide-ranging expertise that includes, but is not limited to, recreation and attraction business owners, hospitality and service industry business owners, convention and visitor bureaus, economic development specialists, industry thought leaders, legislators and leaders of arts, historic and cultural destinations. 

Individuals interested in being considered for an appointment to the Wisconsin Council on Tourism may start the application process here.

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Wisconsin Council on Tourism Members

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Senator Joan Ballweg Wisconsin State Senate SD 14, Markesan

darren-bush

Darren Bush Owner, Rutabaga Paddlesports, Madison

deborah-carey

Deborah Carey Founder and President, New Glarus Brewing Company, New Glarus

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Dr. Natalie Chin Climate and Tourism Outreach Specialist, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, Superior

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Dr. Robert Davis President and CEO, America's Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee

genyne-edwards

Genyne Edwards Partner, P3 Development Group, Milwaukee

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AJ Frels Executive Director, La Crosse County Convention and Visitors Bureau, La Crosse

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Nathan Gordon Vice Chairman, Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Bayfield

michelle-martin

Michelle Martin Executive Director, Washburn County Tourism Association, Spooner

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Mary McPhetridge Director, Ashland Chamber of Commerce, Ashland

christian-overland

Christian Overland Director, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison

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Ben Popp Executive Director, American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, Springbrook

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Senator Jeff Smith Wisconsin State Senate SD 31, Eau Claire

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Denise Stillman Co-owner, Foremost Management Services; Co-owner/Operator, Parkwood Lodge, Fish Creek

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Representative Shelia Stubbs Wisconsin State Assembly AD 77, Madison

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Missy Tracy Municipal Relations Coordinator, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, Wisconsin Dells

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Representative Travis Tranel Wisconsin State Assembly AD 49, Cuba City

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George Tzougros Executive Director, Wisconsin Arts Board, Madison

krystal-westphal

Krystal Westfahl Executive Director, Let’s Minocqua Visitors Bureau + Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua

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Luke Zahm Host, Wisconsin Foodie; Owner, Driftless Café, Viroqua