Representing the Calumet Groundwater Guardians
DuWayne is a native of Calumet County and worked with the Calumet County Planning Department for more than 30 years, from 1971 until he retired as director in 2004. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management from UW-Steven’s Point, he served as the the county’s first Code Administrator, which involved enforcing zoning ordinances affecting shore land, floodplain, land subdivision and sanitation. As Calumet County’s Planning Department director, DuWayne was a leader in drafting and implementing the county’s comprehensive plan, which included a strong farmland preservation program. DuWayne currently serves as chair of the Town of Brothertown Plan Commission, and is also active in the Calumet County Groundwater Guardians, the Friends of Ledge View Nature Center, where he is treasurer of the endowment fund, and the Zion Lutheran Church planning committee. Previously he was active in the Chilton Optimist Club, Calumet County Big Brothers, the Wisconsin County Code Administrators, and the County Planning Directors. DuWayne enjoys our natural world with fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, gardening, hiking, visiting state and national parks and, most recently, traveling in Norway. He also enjoys spending time with his three children and five grandchildren.