2009 Inductees

  • 2010 Laser Trailblazer Hall of Fame Inductees   

     

    Charles Wood
    Class of 1980
    COMMUNITY • MILITARY • PROFESSIONAL

    • University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, BS in Resource Management, minor in Law Enforcement – 1984
    • Northwestern University, IL, School of Police Staff and Command – 2001
    • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Conservation Warden (Educational Grant) – 1983
    • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Ranger I – 1986
    • Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department,Correctional Officer I – 1988
    • Deputy I – 1990
    • Deputy II – 1996
    • Detective – 1999
    • Patrol Lieutenant / Detective Lieutenant / Metro Lieutenant – 2007
    • Captain – 2009
    • Holds over 32 certifications for law enforcement


    Jay Weber
    Class of 1984
    ENTERTAINMENT • ATHLETICS • ARTS

    • University of Wisconsin – Madison, BA in Journalism and English – 1988
    • Carroll College, WI, Wisconsin DPI Teaching Certification – 2001
    • WIBA-AM, Madison, General Assignment Reporter covering all news events – 1986
    • WTDY-AM, Madison, General Assignment Reporter covering all news events – 1988
    • WISN-AM / WLTQ-FM, Milwaukee, Reporter and News Anchor – 1989
    • WISN-AM / WLTQ-FM, Milwaukee, Teamed with Bob Dolan for The Weber and Dolan Morning Show – 1998
    • WISN-AM / WLTQ-FM, Host of The Jay Weber Show, topical talk show – 2006
    • Ranked third most listened to talk show in Milwaukee – 2008
    • On-going supporter of Friends of Autism, The Fischer House, and Christmas with the Veterans – 2009


    Rebecca Sjöwall
    Class of 1995
    ENTERTAINMENT • ATHLETICS • ARTS

    • Luther College, WI, BA in Political Science (Cum laude) – 1999
    • University of California – Los Angeles, Master of Music, Vocal Performance – 2008
    • District Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Los Angeles, San Diego) – 2006, 2007
    • Winner, Barnum Festival American Jenny Lind Vocal Competition; Long Beach Mozart Festival Vocal Competition; Redlands Bowl Young Artist Auditions; American Educators of Italian Origin United Nunzio Crisci Opera Scholarship – 2007
    • Second Place, Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert Vocal Competition – 2007
    • Recipient, Society of Singers Vocal Scholarship – 2006, 2007
    • Fluent in Swedish, working knowledge of Italian, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Czech
    • Operatic roles – Gretel in Hänsel and Gretel, Opera by the Bay – 2002
    • La Marchesa in Un Giorno di Regno, Lyric Opera of Los Angeles; Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, New Operafestival di Roma; Marguerite in Manon Lescaut, Lyric Opera of Los Angeles – 2006
    • Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, UCLA Opera – 2007
    • Micaëla in Carmen, West Bay Opera; Lucy in The Threepenny Opera, UCLA Opera; Alice Ford in Falstaff, UCLA Opera – 2008


    Mark Toth
    Class of 1983
    PROFESSIONAL • HUMANITARIAN

    • University of Wisconsin, BA in Journalism – 1988
    • University of Wisconsin Law School, Juris Doctor (Magna cum laude, editor of the Wisconsin Law Review) –1991
    • Executive Education – Harvard University, University of Chicago, University of Wisconsin
    • Latham & Watkins, CA, Associate – 1991
    • Foley & Lardner, WI, Associate – 1994
    • Michael Best & Friedrich, WI, Partner – 1996
    • Manpower Inc., WI, Chief Legal Officer (U.S. Operations), Chief Compliance Officer (U.S. Operations), Vice President – Franchise Relations – 2000
    • Professional Memberships – American Staffing Association (Chair, 2009), American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel, California Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Society of Human Resource Managers
    • Nationally recognized author and speaker
    • Frequent volunteer for various charitable organizations