Board of Directors

The Dane County Historical Society is governed by up-to an eleven-member Board of Directors. The Board members are volunteers who come from all over Wisconsin but with a love and appreciation for the history of Dane County. Each board member serves a three-year term.


Co-President: Jerry Remy
Co-President: Rich Eggleston
Vice-President: Joanne Jensen
Secretary: Barbara Furstenberg
Treasurer: Vacant

Board of Directors:

Jerry Remy, Co-President
Belleville. WI
(Term ending 2020)

Rich Eggleston, Co-President
Fitchburg, WI
(Term ending 2020)

Joanne V. Jensen, Vice President
Fitchburg, WI
(Term ending 2020)

Barbara Furstenberg, Secretary
Madison, WI
(Term ending 2021)

Jane Licht
McFarland, WI
(Term ending 2021)

Helen Wirka
Sun Prairie, WI
(Term ending 2021)

Paul Hessman
Mazomanie, WI
(Term ending 2022)

Emeritus Board Members:

Michael Bovre

Lorraine Hawkinson

The Dane County Historical Society is an excellent opportunity for lovers of history to volunteer their time and make an impact on the promotion of local history. If you are interested in serving on the Board or volunteering in the Archives, please contact the Society!