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Forest Health Staff

The West Central zone is currently vacant. Counties will be covered by other forest health specialists as indicated.
A map of Wisconsin, color-coded by region.

Forest health specialist zones

Alex Feltmeyer, Central region, Plover
Also covering Clark, Jackson, Juneau

Linda Williams, Northeast region, Woodruff

Paul Cigan, Northwest region, Hayward
Also covering Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, St. Croix

Michael Hillstrom, South Central region, Fitchburg
Also covering Buffalo, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Trempealeau

Bill McNee, Southeast region, Oshkosh

Vacant, West Central region, Eau Claire

Statewide forest health staff

Becky Gray, Forest health team leader, Fitchburg

Mary Bartkowiak, Forest invasive plants program coordinator, Rhinelander

Andrea Diss-Torrance, Invasive forest insects program coordinator, Madison

Kyoko Scanlon, Forest pathologist, Fitchburg

Jaqi Christopher, Invasive plant specialist, Rhinelander

Brenna DeNamur, Outreach specialist, Madison

Scott Schumacher, Plant pest and disease specialist, Fitchburg

Ethan Wachendorf, Lab assistant, Fitchburg

Phyllis Ziehr, Clerical assistant, Fitchburg