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Board of Directors

The mission of Wisconsin Rural Partners, Inc. (WRP) is to coordinate the identification, discussion and problem solving of issues impacting rural communities in Wisconsin.

We are an all volunteer non-partisan, nonprofit organization that brings together a cross section of residents, organizations and leaders that cross political affiliations and organizational boundaries to advance initiatives important to rural communities throughout the State. 

Kenyon Kies, President

Seth Hudson, E.D.F.P., Vice PresidentUniversity of Wisconsin Stout

Kyle Kuntz, Treasurer

Marie Barry, Secretary
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative

Sandy Decker, Past President

Kelly Borchardt
Childcaring, Inc.

Rebecca Giroux
Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority

Todd Johnson
University of Wisconsin River Falls 
Division of Extension

Deborah Reinbold
Thrive Economic Development

Donna Walker
Dairyland Power Cooperative

Jillian Lindholm 
USDA Rural Development
Liaison Board Member

Megan Purtell
Administrative Manager
Wisconsin Rural Partners

About us

​Wisconsin Rural Partners, Inc. (WRP) serves as a network hub for organizations, government agencies and people working to make rural Wisconsin a better place. ​​We strive through our work to build leadership for the communities of rural Wisconsin.  ​​

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Wisconsin Rural Partners
601 Sawyer Terrace #5184
Madison, WI 53705

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