LUHS Class of 1982
Retired Military - West Point
LUHS Class of 1986
LUHS Faculty Member
Experienced Non-Profit Executive
Enthusiastic Supporter of Advanced Education Opportunities
LUHS District Administrator
Ex-Officio, Non-Voting board member for advice, integration, coordination and information on student needs.
David G. Anderson
1025 Easthill Place
Wausau, WI 54403
(608) 347-4978 Cell
A native of Hazelhurst, Dave Anderson is a 1978 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies and German. He started his professional career as a German Teacher at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua, from which he also graduated in 1974. While teaching, he was elected to the Oneida County Board of Supervisors and was a Supervisor, and later Chairman, for the Town of Hazelhurst.
Recently retired as the Assistant Deputy Secretary at the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Anderson's previous state government experience includes roles as Director of Appointments for former Governor Tommy G. Thompson and Director of the Governor's Northern Office in Hayward. He also served as a Policy Advisor and was the Executive Assistant to the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. He was the Policy Director for Governor Scott McCallum in 2002 before moving to the private sector as the Government Relations Director for the Ruder Ware Law Firm in Wausau.
During his career, Anderson also served as a top advisor to former U.S. Senator Robert W. Kasten, Jr. and former Congressman Tom Petri of Fond du Lac, and was the first District Director for Congressman Sean Duffy of Wausau.
Formerly a member of the Board of Advisors of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS), based at UW-Stevens Point in Wausau, Anderson currently serves as a Senior Policy Fellow there.
In addition to serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Circus World Museum Foundation, Anderson is a member of the Board of Curators of the Wisconsin Historical Society. He is a former member and chairman of the Board of Directors for UW-Superior Alumni Association and is a member and former-President of the UW-Superior Foundation Board of Directors. Anderson is a member of the Wausau Early Birds Rotary and is a former member and board member of the Rotary Clubs of Wausau and Fond du Lac, and was the Membership Chairman for Rotary District 6220.
Anderson and his wife, June, reside in Wausau, but spend as much time as they can at their vacation home in Hazelhurst. June and Dave have two daughters, Jennifer Carlson of Apex, North Carolina, and Stephanie Jenson of Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to his passion for Wisconsin history, Anderson loves to travel and is an avid movie fan. He counts model railroading and genealogical research among his many interests.
Updated October 2018
We are seeking additional board members. Please open the link below, print, complete and return the Board Member Interest form to us. We also are seeking a new Executive Director.