Calumet County Community Economic Development Director, Mary Kohrell, was elected on December 13 to serve as President of NEWREP. She takes over from Past Board President, Peter Wills of Progress Lakeshore (shown on the right). The remaining NEWREP officers include Jim Cleveland of Envision Fond du Lac and Josh Bernhardt of the Greater Green Bay Chamber.
NEWREP is a collaborative partnership within the 18 counties that comprise the New North economic development region and partner closely with Barb LaMue (2nd from right) and other New North staff. Economic development practitioners within the region meet six times annually for professional development opportunities. At its most recent meeting, participants heard a workforce development update from Department of Workforce Development Secretary Designee, Caleb Frostman, pictured second from left.