Joining board of directors president, Maureen Otwell, in leading our affiliate's charge is Joel Skinner, the new board vice president. This is Joel's second year on the board (having joined in March 2014).
While originally from Indiana, Joel is proud to be an adopted Badger since 1997. He and his wife, Carol, (with whom he has three sons - Jay, Charlie, and Willie) live in Town of St. Joe, which is north of North Hudson, and are members of St. Patrick's Church in Hudson.
Joel and his wife own Skinner and Associates in Hudson. Joel, who has been a lawyer for over 31 years, practices intellectual property law. This includes patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.
When not working, he spends his time volunteering with the Hudson Community Foundation, St. Croix Valley Bar Association, Hudson Noon Rotary Club, Red Lake Association, and the Hudson Grocery Cooperative.
We are extremely lucky to have Joel on our board, and we are excited to see what this next year brings him!