​Museum of Valor

Wisconsin Law Enforcement

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES
LISA GERBIG, Onalaska Professional Police Association (BOARD CHAIR)
JOHN BAUMGARTNER, Beloit Professional Police Association
ALISON CERQUA, West Allis Professional Police Association
SCOTT FAVOUR, Madison Professional Police Officers Association
TED KNOECK, Marathon County Deputy Sheriffs Supervisory Association
KEVIN SORENSON, Portage County Deputy Sheriffs Association
CORD BUCKNER, Wausau Professional Police Association (TREASURER)
ANDREW ROSENOW, LaCrosse Professional Police Association
NICHELLE NELSON, Waukesha Professional Police Association (SECRETARY)
DAVID RADDATZ, Fond du Lac Professional Police Association

​STEVE BARTELS, Waukesha Professional Police Association

DALE GERBIG, LaCrosse Professional Police Association

SCOTT JENNINGS, Juneau County Deputy Sheriffs Association (VICE-CHAIR)

BRIAN BARBOUR, Oneida County Deputy Sheriffs Association

MICHAEL CRIVELLO, Milwaukee Police Association

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Jim Palmer, Chief Executive Officer
 Jim Palmer is responsible for the development, promotion, and operations of the Museum of Valor. Jim has more than 10 years of experience working with the law enforcement community as the Executive Director for the state’s largest law enforcement group, the Wisconsin Professional Police Association. In addition to also serving on the governing boards for the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group and the Wisconsin Injured Law Enforcement Officers Resource Council, Jim sits on the executive board of directors for the National Association of Police Organizations as well.
BO RYAN, Honorary Chairman
​ Prior to embarking upon a career that has led to over 700 wins, 17 championships and countless conference and national coach of the year accolades, Bo Ryan served as a military police officer with the United States Army.  Today, there is little doubt that Ryan is among the great coaches in college basketball history.  Ryan’s career has been defined by his commitment to teamwork and preparation, which are traits that he shares with the dedicated men and women of Wisconsin’s law enforcement community, whose heroics the Museum of Valor seeks to recognize.