Advisory Board



The Lake Superior Stewardship Advisory Board provides regional leadership for the sustainability of the hub; creates the project criteria for mini-grant funding; reviews and approves mini-grant funding for school-community team projects; and guides the work of the leadership team.

Advisory Board members at meeting

Board Members

Brad Baltensperger
Copper Country Association of School Boards

Carol Ekstrom
KUUF Green Committee and Dept. of Earth Science, Rhodes College (retired)

Deirdre Erbisch
Teacher, E. B. Holman School

Kathleen Harter
Keweenaw National Historical Park

Darrell Hendrickson
Teacher, Washington Middle School

Alex Mayer
Michigan Tech Dept. of Civil & Environ. Engineering

Evan McDonald
Keweenaw Land Trust

Shawn Oppliger
Director, Western UP Center for Science, Math & Environmental Education (retired)

Chuck Palosaari
Teacher, Jeffers High School

Rachael Pressley
Assistant Regional Planner, Western U.P. Planning & Development Region

Bruce Petersen
Portage Township Supervisor

Linda Rulison
Teacher, Hancock High School (retired)