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Executive Committee

Wisconsin Conservation Congress

The Executive Committee of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress consists of five members elected by the District Leadership Council annually in May. The Executive Committee works in conjunction with the District Leadership Council on all natural resource issues of citizen concern.

The 2021-2022 Executive Committee is as follows:

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Tony Blattler

Tony Blattler
Chair, Wisconsin Conservation Congress
N9290 Up River Rd
Phillips, Wisconsin 54555

Tony Blattler was elected to his first term as chair of the WCC. Tony serves as vice-chair for Price County as well as alternate chair of Price County's County Deer Advisory Council. He currently represents WCC District 1 after having previously represented District 6 before moving from Stevens Point (Portage County) 14 years ago. While serving on the WCC for a total of 17 years, he has participated in the Warm Water, Upland Game, and Rules & Resolutions committees, as well as DNR's Northern Pike Team. After working for 30 years with Team Schierl Co. in Portage County, Tony and his wife moved to Price County where he worked for St. Croix Rods as well as the Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce as executive director before retiring in 2017. Tony is an active member of the Ruffed Grouse Society serving as Flambeau River Banquet Ticket Chairman and also organizer and participant in this chapter's two annual habitat work days, as well as its annual Learn-to-Hunt in conjunction with BOW and UWSP. Tony is very active in fishing and hunting with friends and family -- especially his grandkids!

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Joel Taylor

Joel Taylor
Vice-Chair, Wisconsin Conservation Congress
N8757 Winter Rd
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Joel is a forester and land manager and owns his own business working with private landowners on conservation and forestry activities. In addition, he is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Orion Hunting Products. He is an officer in the RC Gobblers chapter and a youth hunting organization called Rusk County Safe Hunters of Tomorrow. Joel was also voted the youth outreach coordinator of the year for 2017 by the WI state chapter of the NWTF. Other volunteer activities include being on the school board for the School District of Flambeau and being an EMT/first responder for the Rusk County EMS. Joel is a dedicated bowhunter and waterfowl hunter but his true passions are educating landowners and the general public about resource management as well as mentoring young and new adult hunters about hunting, conservation, and habitat management. Joel lives with his wife Sara and two stepchildren in Ladysmith.

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Dale Maas

Dale Maas
Secretary, Wisconsin Conservation Congress
W9449 Breezy Point Road
Fox Lake, Wisconsin 53933

Dale Maas was re-elected secretary of the Conservation Congress. Dale has been a Congress member for 42 years serving the citizens of Dodge County as chair and is a District 7 councilor on the District Leadership Council. In addition, Dale chairs the Great Lakes Committee and is a member of the Outreach & Public Relations Committee and Strategic Plan Implementation Committee. He has also served as secretary and chair of the Rules & Resolutions Committee. Dale is a life member of the Beaver Dam Conservationists Inc., as well as being a board member for over 20 years. He is a founding member of Dodge County Sporting and Conservation Alliance and stays involved in many other local organizations. He resides south of Fox Lake with his wife Mary where they raised their two sons Nicholas and Zachary. He enjoys hunting and fishing especially Lake Michigan and the Bay of Green Bay from their cottage in Door County. He retired from Kirsh Foundry in Beaver Dam as Plant Engineer in March of 2015.

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Terri Roehrig

Terri Roehrig
Executive Committee Member, Wisconsin Conservation Congress
S588 County Road H
Mondovi, Wisconsin 54755

Terri Roehrig was elected to the Executive Committee as Vice Chair for the 2020-2021 term. For the last year she served on the Executive Committee as the Outreach and Public Relations Coordinator. She has been a District 5 Leadership Councilor for the last three years. For the last year she chaired the Outreach Committee. Over the last 2 years, she has served as the chair of the Strategic Implementation Committee. Terri has served on several committees such as Youth Conservation Congress Oversight, Deer and Elk, and Bear. Terri became vice-chair of the Buffalo County delegation in 2019 Spring Hearings. She is currently a BOD and treasurer for Mondovi Conservation Club. She has been a hunter safety instructor for over 15 years. She serves as secretary for the Buffalo County Conservation Alliance and is vice-chair of the Buffalo County CDAC. Terri is also a current member of St. Anna Sportsman's club. She serves on St. Anna/Outdoors banquet committee. Before moving to Buffalo County in 2015, Terri previously served on the District Leadership Council for District 8 from 2014-2015 and was a delegate for Calumet County from 2012-2015. She served as vice president of the Calumet County Sportsman's Alliance in 2014. Terri served on the BOD for Oxbow Sportsman's Club and ran the Learn-to-Hunt Pheasant Programs for Oxbow. She also started the Learn-to-Hunt Pheasant program for St. Anna Sportsman's Club. In 2012, Terri currently is a BOD for Wisconsin German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue and served as President from 2014-2019. Terri received the WCC's Conservation Educator of the Year award at the annual convention. She spends her time in the outdoors enjoying working on habitat management, fishing, and hunting. She especially loves working her German Shorthaired Pointers on a good pheasant hunt.

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Brett Weir

Brett Weir
Executive Committee Member, Wisconsin Conservation Congress
516 South 6th Avenue
West Bend, WI 53095

Brett Weir was elected Executive Committee member of the Conservation Congress. Brett chairs District 8 and is a member of the District Leadership Council. In addition, Brett chairs the Strategic Plan and Implementation Committee, is a current member and past secretary of the Warm Water Committee and is a member of the Motorized Recreational Vehicles Committee. Brett also serves as Washington County’s chair and is chair of Washington County’s County Deer Advisory Council. A past member of the Outdoor Heritage & Education Committee, Brett is also involved with various fish and wildlife conservation organizations. And lastly, Brett has organized many “Take a Kid Fishing” events.