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Wisconsin Law Enforcement

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.

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​Museum of Valor

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 serving on the governing boards for the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group and the Wisconsin Injured Law Enforcement Officers Resource Council, Jim also sits on the executive board of directors for the National Association of Police Organizations and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, Inc..
TED KNOECK, Marathon County Deputy Sheriffs Supervisory Association(BOARD CHAIR)
NICHELLE NELSON, Waukesha Professional Police Association (SECRETARY)

​STEVE BARTELS, Waukesha Professional Police Association

DALE GERBIG, LaCrosse Professional Police Association

BOB RICHARDSON, Dane County Deputy Sheriffs Association 

BRIAN BARBOUR, Oneida County Deputy Sheriffs Association

MARK MODERSON, Appleton Professional Police Association

KELLY POWERS, Madison Professional Police Officers Association

NICK SEEGER, Vilas County Deputy Sheriffs Association

JUSTIN GREUEL, Eau Claire Professional Police Association

DEVON GASZAK, Minocqua Professional Police Association 

DANIELLE ENGEN, Onalaska Professional Police Association

TREVEOR RUD, Pepin County Deputy Sheriffs Association