2011 Inductees

  •  Trailblazer 2011 Inductees

     

    Bill (Hjorth) Yorth 
    Class of 1991
    PROFESSIONAL
     
    • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, BA in Journalism – 1995
    • Waukesha Freeman Editor – Present
    • Waukesha Freeman Managing Editor, Design Editor, Copy Editor, Reporter and Editorial Cartoonist
    • Awards — Led the Freeman to the Wisconsin Newspaper Association first-place General Excellence award – 2008 and second-place award for General Excellence – 2009; numerous awards including first-place honors for Opinion Page and Page Design; two editorial cartoons published in the 2002 Edition of the Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year; University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire “Outstanding Graduate” Award from the Society of Professional Journalists Campus Chapter – 1995; Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards College Newspaper Contest second-place Editorial Cartooning award – 1995
    • Wrote the Kettle Moraine High School Chatter column in the Lake Country Reporter and Kettle Moraine Index for four years during high school
    • Activities – Waukesha Noon Rotary Club, Waukesha Reads


    David Campbell
    Class of 1983
    EDUCATIONAL • RESEARCH • WRITING
    • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, BS in Education – 1987
    • Illinois State University – MS in Educational Administration – 1992
    • Western Michigan University – Post Graduate Work
    • Olivet Community Schools – Olivet MI, Superintendent – Present
    • Olivet High School – Olivet MI, Principal – 2000
    • Bradley Central Junior High School – Bradley IL, Dean of Students – 1992
    • Named the 2010 Michigan Superintendent of the Year by the Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA)
    • Serving on Governor’s Transition Committees on School Reform – 2010
    • Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA) Member holding numerous offices and committee chair positions

    Ryan Hamilton 

    Class of 1986
    ENTREPRENEURS • INDUSTRIAL LEADERS
    • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, BA in Communications — 1991
    • Resolute Systems, LLC – Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer – Present
    • State Chair, Council on Litigation Management - Wisconsin – Present
    • American Bar Association Member - Dispute Resolution Section
    • Nationally Recognized Speaker on Mediation and Arbitration
    • Resolute Systems ranked as the 66th fastest growing private company in America in Inc. Magazine’s 13th Annual Edition
    • Resolute Systems voted one of the “Top 3” mediation companies in a 2010 New York Law Journal survey
    • Activities: Kids Konnected, Salvation Army, Running Rebels 


    Jack 
    Nissen
    Class of 1977
    COMMUNITY • GOVERNMENT • MILITARY
    • Waukesha County Department of Public Works – Patrol Worker – Present
    • Wolf Construction – Crew Leader – 1988
    • Village of Dousman Board President and Streets and Roads Committee Member – Present
    • Wisconsin Wildlife Federation President – Present
    • Fundraising Organizer for the American Heart Association
    • Village of Dousman Emergency Management Team Founder
    • United Special Sportsmen’s Alliance Advisor
    • Clark County ATV Trail Advisor
    • Memberships – Sons of the American Legion, Dousman Chapter; McKenzie Environmental Education Center - Steering Committee Member; Waukesha County Cooperation Council Committee