The APWA Wisconsin Chapter origins have been described in a book titled the "25 Years Anniversary Handbook."
The Chapter's historical documents and records are archived, and available for viewing at the Marquette University library in Milwaukee. Contact Jim Hessling, Chair of the Chapter Historical Committee for more information!
Wisconsin Chapter Top 10 Award Winners
The Wisconsin Chapter is pleased to have, over time, a growing number of its members earn recognition among the APWA Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year. The following individuals have been recognized in the "Top 10" since 1960:
2018 Paul Woodard, City of Janesville 2016 Clark Wantoch, Wisconsin Concrete Pipe Association 2014 Carl Weber, City of Janesville 2013 John Edlebeck, City of Waupaca 2012 Tom Grisa, City of Brookfield 2011 Chris Walsh, City of Beloit 2010 Brian Amundson, City of Eau Claire 2009 William Kappel, City of Wauwatosa 2006 Larry Nelson, City of Madison 1996 Jim Kaminski, City of Milwaukee 1988 David Kuemmel, City of Milwaukee 1980 Robert Brannan, Milwaukee County 1978 Gerald Schwerm, Village of Brown Deer 1977 Richard Jann, City of Eau Claire 1975 Ed Duszynski, City of Madison 1971 Roger Krempel, City of Janesville 1968 Herb Goetsch, City of Milwaukee 1965 Henry Wildschut, Milwaukee County 1960 Lloyd Knapp, City of Milwaukee
Past Conference Locations (Spring, Fall)
2018 Green Bay, Sturgeon Bay 2017 Madison, Wausau 2016 Stevens Point, Janesville 2015 Sheboygan, Green Lake (Heidel House) 2014 Milwaukee, Delavan (Lake Lawn Resort) 2013 La Crosse, Elkhart Lake (Osthoff Resort) 2012 (Snow Conference), Appleton 2011 Racine, Wausau 2010 Madison, Lake Geneva 2009 West Bend, Waupaca 2008 Sheboygan, Eau Claire 2007 La Crosse, Stevens Point 2006 Green Bay, Janesville 2005 Wisconsin Dells, Milwaukee North Shore 2004 West Bend, Fond du Lac 2003 Madison, Pleasant Prairie 2002 La Crosse, Appleton 2001 Green Bay, Eau Claire