William G. Lunney has been instrumental in setting up the Foundation for Dane County Parks. His work in helping to build the park system was recognized in 2019 by the Dane County Board and Executive by naming William G. Lunney Lake Farm Park in his honor. He is the former Deputy Administrative Director of the Wisconsin Court System and former Chair of the Dane County Parks Commission for 30 years. Bill currently serves on the Board of the Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area and the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin. Bill served on the Dane County Board for 12 years and served in leadership positions for many conservation organizations over the last 50 years, including the Wisconsin Nature Conservancy, Friends of Wisconsin State Parks, Groundswell Conservancy, and co-founded Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Bill has a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Foundation for Dane Parks had the honor of helping dedicate the new accessible fishing pier at Salmo Pond County Park on Black Earth Creek in memory of our colleague Dan Wisniewski.
Foundation President Bill Lunney shares some of the Foundation's recent accomplishments, thanks Parks Director Darren Marsh for his work, and look towards upcoming Foundation and Parks anniversaries.
Board President Bill Lunney reflects on the Foundation's accomplishments from the past year.
As we celebrate our 85 years of success with Dane County Parks, we are mindful of the need to plan for our future.