Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council is a coalition of government agencies, organizations, contractors and individuals striving to make the use of prescribed fire in Wisconsin more safe, effective and accepted for all practitioners. Our current board members include:


Jeb Barzen
Private Lands Conservation LLC

Vice Chair

Nathan Holoubek
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


Clay Frazer
Pheasants Forever/Native Range Ecological

Board Members

Administrative Assistant

Andrea Weissgerber is our intrepid Administrative Assistant and helps keep the proverbial fire going through meeting coordination, membership services, event planning, social media maintenance, and more! She is a Senior Ecologist at Eco-Resource Consulting, Inc. (ERC) and volunteers on the SE WI Chapter Pheasants Forever Burn Crew. Andrea can be reached at or with any questions or inquiries about the WPFC or prescribed fire.

Council Meetings

The Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council holds council meetings every Spring, Winter, and Fall. If you are a WPFC member, you are always invited to participate in council meetings.

Council meeting minutes archive coming soon!

Council Bylaws

The Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Council developed and adopted the official WPFC Bylaws in July of 2005. The latest updates occurred in October 2023, establishing limits on WPFC employees or contractors serving as Directors or Officers.