The WINN Board



President – Philip Nelson

Philip was elected to the position of President of WINN in December 2001. He has been a board member of WINN since it's inception. He is a coach and board member of Bay Nordic, one of the largest ski clubs in the state. He was a coach and board member of the Ashwaubenon Nordic Ski Team has served as secretary of the Wisconsin Nordic Ski League.

Vice President – Charlie Dee

Charlie was the co-founder of WINN with Mike McFadzen. In addition to being an active skier and ski racer he lives for whitewater and spends just a little time with the political processes in our state. He has been a campaign manager for Ed Garvey and has brought invaluable aid to WINN where we have had to cross paths with our state government.

Treasurer – Juli Hacker

Juli has been active in several non-profit organizations over the years including the Wisconsin La Leche league, The Pauline Haass Public Library in Sussex Wisconsin, and Peak Nordic Ski Club

Secretary - Kine Torinus

Kine is a active skier, ski racer, ski coach and lover of all things that slide on two boards. A former WINN president, Kine has the special distinction of knowing skiers well from multiple parts of Wisconsin, as she has current or past residences in most of the best ski areas in our state. She also maintains the West Bend Wannabes newsletter.

Web Master – Open

This position is currently manned by Philip Nelson.

At Large Members

Lynn Groeschl

Lynn is an active member of the Iola Winter Sports Club, one of the oldest and very active clubs in the state.

Mike McFadzen

Mike was the co-founder of WINN with Charlie Dee. He also served as WINN's (and your) representative for cross country skiing on the Governor's Trails Council, is active in the ski club responsible for the great Greenbush trails in the Northern Kettle Moraine state forest.

Ron Bergin

Another former president of WINN, Ron is well known in skiing circles. He was the editor of the revived Cross Country Skier magazine. He started the NORWISKI web site and runs the widely used conditions email for Northwest Wisconsin. He is active in the Cable ski club (CHASTA) as well along with numerous associations with the Birkie over the years in Hayward.

Bruce Manske

Bruce is the CXC Development Coach, leading that groups efforts to grow junior level skiing from elemantary schools through competitive high school and college junior programs.

Jeff Grotenhuis

Jeff is the coach of a recreational skiing program in Kewaskum.

Anne Riendl

Anne is part of the very active Milwaukee Nordic Ski club and so represents the one of the largest clubs in the state. She is also working with the Waukesha High School ski team. She is an active skier and volunteer in the Milwaukee Area

Phil Johnsrud

Phil is a member of and groomer for the Iola ski club and has a particular interest in grooming and youth and family aspects of cross country skiing. Watch for him in foaming whitewater in a canoe during the summer.