Jake Woodford is the secretary to the Board of Trustees and assistant to the president at Lawrence University. He manages the communications and logistical functions of the university’s Board of Trustees, oversees university’s real estate management, and stewards the institution’s relationships with the area’s elected officials.
A native of Appleton, he grew up exploring the Waupaca Chain o’ Lakes, Lake Poygan, the Wolf and Fox Rivers, Lake Winnebago, Waushara County and the area’s state parks and natural areas. Jake enjoys hiking, camping, sailing, hunting and fishing, cross country skiing and spending every moment he can outdoors.
He sees the work of the Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust as essential to ensuring the ecological integrity of the area’s most important natural spaces. “