Board of Directors



Sarah McDonald 


Past President

Christa Schaefer 
WI Department of Transportation



Kristin Sherfinski 



Kevin Byrne 
Kapur & Associates



Jonathan Bronk 
UW-Madison Campus Planning & Landscape Architecture



Alex DeSmidt 
Dane County Parks



Mike Marlin 
Milwaukee County Parks



Stephanie Wilson 
City of Wauwatosa


UW-Madison Department of Planning & Landscape Architecture

Samuel Dennis 
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Committee Chairs
Advocacy/Government Affairs Committee Chair

Jason Wilke
Waukesha County Department of Parks & Land Use
Alumni Committee Chair

Jonathan Bronk
UW-Madison Campus Planning & Landscape Architecture
Awards Committee Chair

Alexander Thill
Events & Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair

Rhonda James
UW-Madison, Facilities Planning and Management
Events & Continuing Education Committee Co-Chair

Stephanie Wilson
City of Wauwatosa
Executive Director

Christopher Ruditys
HALS Liason

Megan Turner
Schumacher Farm Park
Membership Committee Chair

Alex DeSmidt
Dane County Parks
Public Relations/Communications Committee Chair

Peter Truax
WF Baird and Associates`
Social Events/Networking Committee Chair

Mike Marlin
Milwaukee County Parks


Board of Directors - Contact emails

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President's Position Description

Treasurer Position Description

Secretary Position Description

Trustee Position Description

At-Large Member Position Description

Found! WI ASLA 2020 Call for Nominations

If you’ve been searching for a way to grow professionally or give back to your community, you can stop scouring the lost and found boxes. We’ve found something of great value, and we want you to be part of it!

The 2020 Call for Nominations is now open and we’re looking for individuals to share in our adventure serving on the WI ASLA Board. Please consider nominating yourself. Consider nudging a fellow coworker or employee…you may see something in them that they do not even see in themselves.

As a Board we understand the importance of family and other commitments. We are flexible with scheduling and work collaboratively to insure all our chapter responsibilities are fulfilled. Serving is an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, advance lifelong learning, and create meaningful connections within our community. We can’t wait to see you!

Positions on Ballot:

Please submit your nomination with the following information:
     -Your name
     -Position for nomination
     -Headshot photo
     -Short 200 word (maximum) biography and why you would like to run for the position.

Position descriptions and term lengths can be found at the bottom of the Board of Directors page on our website.

Email nominations to [email protected] Include “WI ASLA Nomination” in the email subject line. Submissions must be received by May 1st to be eligible.


The WI ASLA Nominating Committee

Click here to learn more about what our committees do and the time committment to be involved.