MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced his appointment of William H. Smith to serve on the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board.
Mr. Smith currently serves as the board director of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Foundation, as well as the emeritus director of the International Crane Foundation. He also serves as the board chair of his local Zoning Board of Appeals in Shell Lake.
In 1978, Mr. Smith began a 35-year career at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources when he was hired as an environmental engineer and program supervisor. He served in various roles at the DNR in Spooner, Rhinelander, and Madison, eventually serving as the department’s Deputy Secretary until 2007, and was the Natural Resources Manager until 2013.
He has extensive experience working with conservation and environmental organizations and has dedicated his career to the preservation of natural resources and environmental quality.
Mr. Smith will begin serving on the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on June 27, 2019.