A Healthy Rural Economy
When Pete became County Board Chair, he took steps to augment municipal and volunteer economic development efforts:
- Collaborated with the UW Extension Community Development Educator on funding sources and stakeholders.
- Formed the Crawford County Economic Development Corporation, a 501(c)4 non-profit corporation.
- Created a full-time economic development position focused on business retention, expansion and recruitment.
- Pete serves on the finance committee of the Southwest Badger Resource Conservation and Development Council and is the local elected official for Western Wisconsin Workforce Development.