CHAIRMAN
CRAIG KOLBECK
Green Bay Police Department
Elected to Board of Directors:
2005
Positions Held:
Secretary - 2006 to 2011,
Chairman - 2011 to present
Other Info
Craig has been involved with WLEM since 2005, first serving as a Director, then Secretary, and currently serves as Chairman.
VICE-CHAIRMAN
CHARLES A. BERARD
Milwaukee Police Department, Retired
Elected to Board of Directors:
2009
Positions Held:
Vice Chairman - 2015 to present
Other Info
Charles has been responsible for publishing the annual ceremony invitations and programs.
SECRETARY
MICHAEL HERRMANN
Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office
Elected to Board of Directors:
2017
Positions Held:
Secretary 2018 to present
TREASURER
BRIAN L. WILLISON
Dane County Sheriff's Office, Retired
Elected to Board of Directors:
1990
Positions Held:
Chairman - 1990 to 2009,
Vice-Chairman - 2009 to 2015,
Treasurer - 2015 to present
Other Info
Brian is one of the original founding members and was instrumental in the planning and construction of the Memorial. Brian organized and planned the first Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial eremony.
DIRECTOR
DEAN J. COLLINS
Brookfield Police Department, Retired Milwaukee Police Department, Retired
Elected to Board of Directors:
1993
Other Info
Dean assisted in gaining approval for placement of the Memorial on the Capitol grounds and, while working for Milwaukee Police Department, was responsible for publishing the annual ceremony invitations and programs. Dean is currently an ordained chaplain for the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Fraternal Order of Police, and the U.S. Secret Service.
DIRECTOR
RANDY WIESSINGER
Dane County Sheriff's Office, Retired
Elected to Board of Directors:
2017
Other Info
Randy also currently serves on the WI Law Enforcement Death Response Team, WI Concerns of Police Survivors and the WI Honor Guard Association.
DIRECTOR
JOHN ALLEN
Green Bay Police Department
Elected to Board of Directors:
2017
Director
Hayley Collins-Lefevre
Dane County Sheriff’s Office
Elected to Board of Directors:
2018
DIRECTOR
MANDY SCHWARTZ
Waukesha County Sheriff's Office
Elected to Board of Directors:
2018

Annual Wisconsin
Law Enforcement Ceremony

Every year in May, we host a ceremony to honor Fallen Officers. This large ceremony hosts many special guests and often the governor comes to show their support. We have pictures of the ceremony to begin to capture its impact.

Events