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Fisheries central office staff

Fishing Wisconsin

This is a complete listing of central office staff for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' Bureau of Fisheries Management.

Unless listed otherwise, the address, phone and fax for staff is:

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Bureau of Fisheries Management, FH/4
PO Box 7921
101 South Webster Street
Madison WI 53707
Phone: (608) 267-7498
FAX: (608) 266-2244

Bureau staff

  • Justine Hasz, Director - (715) 896-9558
  • Todd Kalish, Deputy Director - (608) 266-5285
  • Meredith Penthorn, Fisheries Management Policy Specialist – (608) 316-0080

Fisheries fish culture section

  • Dave Giehtbrock, Section Chief – (608) 266-8229
  • Neal Rosenberg, NW Hatchery Group Leader – (715) 635-4149
  • John Komassa, SE Hatchery Group Leader – (608) 275-3315
  • Vacant, Fish Production Manager 
  • Vacant, Fish Production Assistant 
  • Danielle Godard, DVM - Fish Health Specialist – (608) 381-1049
  • Nicole Nietlisbach, DVM - Fish Health Specialist –(608) 886-0486

Fisheries management and policy section

  • Lori Tate, Section Chief – (608) 400-1850
  • Tom Cichosz, Treaty Data Coordinator – (608) 266-8170
  • Paul Cunningham, Lands and Habitat Specialist – (608) 267-7502
  • Vacant, Trout Specialist – 
  • Joe Hennessy, Treaty Fisheries Specialist – (608) 267-9427
  • Vacant, Great Lakes Fisheries Specialist – 
  • Sean Strom, Fish Contaminants Specialist – (608) 220-4769
  • Alex Latzka, Monitoring Specialist – (608) 264-6028
  • Zach Driscoll, Database Specialist – (608) 266-5250
  • Paul Frater, Database Assistant – (608) 216-6708
  • Dave Winston, Fisheries GIS Specialist – (608) 266-8782
  • Joe Bevington, Permit Specialist - (608) 264-9257

Support staff - Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division

  • Max Reynolds, Fisheries Program Assistant – (608) 400-2637
  • Christina Thode, Financial Specialist –
  • Karl Scheidegger, Fisheries Marketing Specialist, Web, Communications, Training – (608) 267-9426