2014-2015 OFFICERS


Pat Pederson


Neenah Police Dept.


Robert Kussow

Vice- President

Stevens Point Police


Ruth Browning


Baraboo Police Dept.


Detective Pat Istvanek


Kenosha County


William Riesterer. Chief Executive Director and Past President

Valders Police Dept.





62nd  Annual Conference

Wisconsin Juvenile Officers Association Juvenile Justice Conference.

Will be held October 14, 15, and 16, 2015 at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

See you then!

Laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.  This is to have succeeded.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson



Here is the lineup for this years conference, we have aligned ourselves with the National Association of School Resource Officers and are conducting our conference side by side with the advanced SRO Course in order to appeal to more professionals. To register in advance click here.


October 14-16 NASRO Advance SRO Course -- Chula Vista, Wisconsin Dells


October 14, 2015 W.J.O.A. Conference-- Chula Vista, Wisconsin Dells


7:00 --9:00 Registration W.J.O.A. Conference


9:00 - 10:00 Opening Remarks


10:00 - 12:00 Steve Fernan, Assistant Director Student Services/Prevention and Wellness, and Brenda                 Jennings, School Administration Consultant, Department of Public Instruction


12:00- 1:30 Lunch


1:30 - 4:30 Keynote Speaker Gladys Alvarez, Trauma Informed Care in the Juvenile Justice System


October 15, 2015 W.J.O.A. Conference Continues


8:30 - 12:00 Keynote Speaker Barbara Knox, UW Children's Hospital, Forensic Pediatrics


12:00 - 1:30 Lunch and Membership Meeting


1:30 - 3:00 Breakout session 1

  •      Christina Olson, School Counselor Baraboo Schools ----- Self Harm
  •      Dr. Barbara Moser, MD, Norris Health Center -- Questions, Persuade, Refer
  •      Stacy Ledvina, Manitowoc County Department of Human Services-- Juvenile Justice Reforms


3:00 -- 4:30 Breakout Session 2

  •      Dr. Barbara Moser, repeats former session
  •      Jodi Jewett, Federal Bureau of Investigation--Human Trafficking
  •      Nancy Eirkson, Sgt. Ken Tschudy, & Denise Schultz-- In Loving Memory of Mindy


October 16, 2015 W.J.O.A. Conference Continues


 8:30-- 12:30 George Chavez, Madison Police department, Gang Activity and the Internet


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