Jill Hapner is the new executive director of the statewide Wisconsin-based organization GrassWorks, Inc.
Hapner comes with a multi-disciplinary background in environmental science, business management, and non-profit development and organization.
She has earned BS, MS, and Ph.D. academic degrees in biological science, wetland restoration science, and landscape ecology.
Hapner brings extensive experience through a broad range of professional and supervisory positions and will contribute expertise and passion for natural resource conservation.
"I applaud GrassWorks and partners for their collaborative solutions to improve, preserve, and protect our natural resources," says Hapner. "Bringing diverse stewardship efforts together enables common, sustainable solutions to protect the quality of our soils and rivers for future generations."
Hapner added, "I have been involved with similar efforts to reduce soil erosion and improve water quality and habitat for more than a decade and am excited to continue this work with GrassWorks."
GrassWorks, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes managed grazing and connects farmers with the resources they need to be successful graziers. To find out more, visit www.grassworks.org.