The Friends of Lakeshore State Park partner with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and our community to support Lakeshore State Park as Milwaukee’s premier urban lakefront destination for environmental and freshwater education, conservation, recreation and outdoor enjoyment
The Friends of Lakeshore State Park is a non-profit organization chartered as a 501c(3) dedicated to supporting Lakeshore State Park and its partners. The Friends raise funds for and participate in educational programming, events, infrastructure, and marketing and build memberships and strategic alliances to succeed in these efforts
Meet The DNR Staff
Interim Park Manager/Hank Aaron State Trail Manager
Fun Fact: I have traveled to all 50 states except North Dakota
Visitor Services Associate and Park/Rec Specialist
Fun Fact: I like to build earth ships and travel in my free time
Naturalist Guide and Park/Rec Specialist
Fun Fact: I have rotifers tattooed on my shoulder
Fun Fact: I am also a raptor handler
Fun Fact: I have a like/hate relationship with chocolate. Candy: like. Cake, milk, ice cream: hate.
Fun Fact: I enjoy running half and full marathons, and am currently training to qualify for the Boston Marathon.
Recreation Specialist-Lead Worker
Fun Fact: I have been known as ‘The Lime’ by sailors and roller derby girls.
Fun Fact: I have been a vegetarian for 10 years.
Robert Gosse, AIA
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Vice-President & Secretary
City of Milwaukee
Lakeshore State Park Manager
Todd Montgomery, PhD
TVM Consulting LLC
Founder, Friends of Lakeshore State Park
Michael R. Palmisano
Diversified Capital Management
St. Joan Antida
Mary Jo Layden
Rita Flores Wiskowski
Cardinal Stritch University