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Past WBA Presidents

A complete list of past WBA Presidents from 1947 to the present.

  1947  Sidney Dwyer (2-2)
1947
Sidney Dwyer
Metro BA
(1907-1995)
pictured in 1967
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1948
Frank Kirkpatrick
Metro BA
(1899-1984)
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1949
John Parmentier, Sr.
Racine-Kenosha BA
(1883-1962)
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1950
LaVerne Burmester
South Central WI BA
(1904-1987)
pictured in 1967
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1951
E.B.A. Solokoski
Madison Area BA
(deceased)
pictured in 1977
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1952
Charles George
Metro BA
(1901-1989)
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1953
Richard Hanson
Racine-Kenosha BA
(deceased)
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1954
Glenn D. Webermeier
South Central WI BA
(1903-1988)
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1955
Harold Bewick
Madison Area BA
(1919-2000)
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1956
Harris Evans
Madison Area BA
(1907-1988)
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1957
Joseph E. Shaffron
Racine-Kenosha BA
(1896-1990)
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1958
Rod Brunton
South Central WI BA
(1913-1997)
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1959
Lawrence DeCoster
Brown County HBA
(1908-2006)
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1960
Joseph Mollica
Metro BA
(deceased)
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1961 & 1962
Bryant Fisher
Madison Area BA
(1926-2011)
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1963
Robert Singer
Metro BA
(deceased)
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1964
Harold Smith
Wausau Area BA
(1906-1969)
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1965
Donald W. Kilps
Metro BA
(1925-2010)
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1966
F.C. Randal
Metro BA
(1927-2003)
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1967
Gerald F. Dohm
Madison Area BA
(1926-2011)
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1968
Arthur D. Davis, Jr.
Brown County HBA
(1920-2007)
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1969
Leroy W. Radke
Metro BA
(1926-1980)
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1970
Frank Fry
Metro BA

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1971
Harry Macco
Brown County HBA
(1920-2016)
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1972
William Jacobsen
Madison Area BA

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1973
Tom Sugden
South Central WI BA

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1974
William Heffernan
Metro BA

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1975
Herman Brandenburg
Madison Area BA

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1976
Hans Solem
Chippewa Valley HBA
(1911-2001)
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1977
John Kassner
Brown County HBA

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1977-78
Bob Kimball
South Central WI BA

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1978-79
Charles Van Riper
La Crosse Area BA

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1979-80
James Cauley
Metro BA
(1921-2008)
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1980-81
Arden Emmerich
Wausau Area BA

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1981-82
James Burkhard
Madison Area BA

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1982-83
Neil Haselwander
Chippewa Valley HBA

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1983-84
Richard Zepnick
Brown County HBA

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1984-85
Bryce Styza
Metro BA

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1985-86
George Mark
South Central WI BA

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1986-87
William Derrick
St. Croix Valley HBA

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1987-88
Leon Church
Valley HBA

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1988-89
Len Linzmeier
Madison Area BA

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1989
Henry Knoll
Golden Sands HBA
(1935-1989)
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1989-90
Larry Schauder
South Central WI BA

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1990-91
Wayne Foster
Metro BA

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1991-92
Stephen Schoen
Brown County HBA

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1992-93
Terry Monson
Madison Area BA

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1993-94
Ken Lepak
Golden Sands HBA

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1994-95
Michael Check
Man-Cal BA

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1995-96
John Lautz
La Crosse Area BA

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1996-97
Gerald Wuebben
Madison Area BA
(1948-2008)
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1997-98
William Carity
Metro BA

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1998-2000
William Binn
Lakeland BA

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2000-01
Ronald L. Derrick
St. Croix Valley HBA

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2001-02
Charles Elliott
Madison Area BA

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2002-03
Mary Anne Moore-Church
Valley HBA

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2003-04
Jack Sjostrom
Northland Area BA

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2004-05
Mike Lotto
Brown County HBA

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2005-06
Dan Schneider
Mid-Shores HBA

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2006-07
Frank Madden
Metro BA

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2007-08
Mark A. Etrheim
La Crosse Area BA

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2008-09
Jason Steen
Chippewa Valley HBA

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2009-10
Doug Scott
South Central WI BA

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2010-11
James Kubasta
Winnebago HBA

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2011-12
Donald A. Esposito, Jr.
Madison Area BA

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2012-13
Gary L. Roehrig
Mid-Shores HBA

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2013-14
Craig A. Rakowski
Metro BA

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2014-15
Brandon Bartow
Manitowoc County HBA

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2015
Pam Jewell
Golden Sands HBA

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2016
Brian McKee
Madison Area BA

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2017
David Belman
Metro BA

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2018
Steve Atkins
Brown County HBA

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Associate Vice Presidents

The Associate Vice President position was created in 2005 and is held by an associate member.  The following members have served as Associate Vice President:

  • 2005-06 - Ralph O. Kennedy III | Valley HBA | (1952-2012)

  • 2006-07 -  Judy Carpenter | Local

  • 2007-08 -  Kevin Pitts | Local

  • 2008-09 - Greg Schaffer | Madison Area BA
  • 2009-10 - Julie Meyer | Racine-Kenosha BA
  • 2010-11 - John Anderson | Valley HBA
  • 2011-12 - Monica Sommerfeldt Lewis | Chippewa Valley HBA
  • 2012-13 - Sean Kelly | Mid-Shores HBA/Wausau Area BA
  • 2013-14 - Kathy Bush | Madison Area BA
  • 2014-15 - Michelle Beyreis | Heart of the North BA
  • 2015 - Mark Brehmer | Madison Area BA
  • 2016 - Josh Keeney | Winnegamie HBA
  • 2017 - Pam Van Dera | Mid-Shores HBA
  • 2018 - Kim Reed | Brown County HBA
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