March 2012 Backyard Heroes

Alyssa Shelstad, Sierra Club Foundation, John Muir Chapter

Student Alyssa Shelstad has volunteered with Sierra Club Foundation – John Muir Chapter since 2009.  She’s been instrumental in reactivating the Sierra Student Coalition at UW-Madison, and she’s recruited fellow students to get involved.  Alyssa also been indispensable to the Sierra Club office due to her accurate and fast data entry, and her willingness to help in any way that’s needed.

For more information about the Sierra Club – John Muir Chapter or to volunteer, visit www.wisconsin.sierraclub.org or call 608.256.0565.

Photo of Alyssa provided by John Urban, The Urban Photo Company

Robin Wagner, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin

Robin Wagner is enrolled part-time at UW, studying environmental conservation. Yet she has been a volunteer at 1000 Friends of Wisconsin for some time, now serving as the nonprofit’s website administrator. She has a wide variety of skills, is a great problem-solver, and is such a pleasant addition to the office—all of which make her the perfect volunteer.

For more information about 1000 Friends of Wisconsin or to volunteer, visit www.1kfriends.org or call 608.259.1000.