Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Staff Directory

The agency’s administrative and operational functions are carried out by 10 permanent staff in two Wisconsin offices, one located in Madison and the other located in Lake Tomahawk. The agency is overseen by an Executive Secretary appointed by the Board.

We post employment opportunities with the Office of State Employment Relations, which posts them on WiscJobs, a current listing of open State positions. The BCPL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


For information about the agency, School Trust Funds, the BCPL State Trust Fund Loan Program, and land records.

Mailing: PO Box 8943 | Madison, WI 53708-8943
Location: 2nd Floor | 101 E Wilson St | Madison, WI 53703
Main phone: 608.266.1370
Fax: 608.267.2787

Loan program: 608.266.0034
Land records: 608.261.8841


Jonathan Barry Executive Secretary 608.266.8369
Tom German Deputy Secretary 608.267.2233
Vicki Halverson Office Manager 608.266.1370
Denise Nechvatal Accountant 608.266.3788
Richard Sneider Chief Investment Officer 608.261.8001
Vacant Land Records Archivist 608.261.8841
Mike Krueger Information/Technology Manager 608.261.8842


For information about School Trust Lands management, including timber sales and firewood permits.

Mailing: PO Box 277 | Lake Tomahawk, WI 54539-0277
Location: 7271 Main St | Lake Tomahawk, WI 54539
Phone for all Lake Tomahawk staff: 715.277.3366
Fax: 715.277.3363


John Schwarzmann Forest Supervisor
Kevin Burns Senior Forester
John Krause Biotic Inventory Specialist
Micah Zeitler Real Estate Specialist

Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay Service

From any phone in Wisconsin: 7-1-1
From TTY phone: 1-800-947-3529
From voice phone: 1-800-947-6644

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