Kerry Schumann

Kerry Schumann

Kerry took the reins at Wisconsin Conservation Voters in 2004 and rapidly moved the organization from a two-person startup to the political force it is today. From day one, Kerry led Wisconsin Conservation Voters to adopt a locally-based citizen engagement model, believing firmly that citizens must lead and be engaged in their democracy in order to protect the environment. As Executive Director, Kerry’s focus is developing top-notch staff, building an effective Board of Directors, working directly with our supporters, and helping the entire team stay focused on the mission and vision of Wisconsin Conservation Voters.

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Do not abandon hope – climate solutions are possible

By: - April 22, 2022

Here in Wisconsin, we’ve become used to hearing about massive flooding, wildfires, contaminated water from corporate polluters, and growing disparities for Black and brown communities.  The constant news reports about climate disasters can fill one with a deep sense of anxiety. Lately, however, there have been important signs of progress. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on […]

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From COVID to climate change: science must lead progress

By: - April 27, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to upend lives across Wisconsin and the country, we need our elected leaders to engage in collective, coordinated action based on science – not fear, panic, ignorance or demagoguery. Unfortunately, as they have with their response to climate change, too many of our elected officials are not rising to the challenge of […]