Wisconsin Professional Police Association

Serving Wisconsin's Finest Since 1932

Board of Directors

The WPPA Board of Directors consists of 28 members – 27 active WPPA members, and one retired WPPA member. One-third (1/3) of the Directors are elected each year by the local delegates at the Annual Convention. Except as otherwise provided in the Bylaws of the Association, each Director serves a term of three years. The Retired Director is appointed by the President annually for a one-year term. The Executive Board includes President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer and is elected annually by the members of the full board. The Board sets the policies of the Association and provides ongoing operational direction to the Executive Board and to the Executive Director.


President: Todd Hoover, Racine

Vice President: Nichelle Nelson, Waukesha

Secretary: Scott Jennings, Juneau County

Treasurer: Michael Chinander, Eau Claire


Brian Barbour, Oneida County

Steven Bartels, Waukesha

James Brigham, Dane County

Jeff Darst, Superior

Dale Gerbig, La Crosse

John Hetland, Racine

Mark Hollister, Chippewa County

Ted Knoeck, Marathon County Supervisors

Dennis LeCaptain, Janesville

Travis Levandowski, Portage County

Dan Frei, Madison

Kurt Pierce, Dane County Supervisors


Tom Poss, Appleton

Kelly Powers, Madison

Robert Richardson, Dane County

Andrew Rosenow, La Crosse

Trevor Rud, Pepin County

Nick Stachula, West Allis

Travis Tuttle, Fond du Lac

Justin Greuel, Eau Claire

Don Burrows, Polk County Supervisors

Terry Pockat, Oneida County

Danielle Engen, Onalaska

William Chesen, Retired