About the Downtown Wausau River District

Wausau River District, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  The purpose of the Wausau River District is to promote and facilitate the economic vitality and historic preservation of downtown Wausau for the benefit of the entire community.

Board of Directors and Staff

Executive Board
Joe Mella, Board President, Ruder Ware

Judi Pecha, Vice President and Secretary, Isaac's Fine Apparal

Alfred Nakhla, Treasurer, Associated Bank

Board of Directors
Mark Craig, Compass Properties

Gary Gisselman, Marathon County Historical Society

Mark Goffin, Terradea Salon & Spa

Mark McKinley, The Diamond Showcase

Alfred Nakhla, Associated Bank

John Prey, Habitat for Humanity

Terry Sturm, Ziegler Wealth Management

Mayor Robert Mielke, City of Wausau

Ann Werth, Former City of Wausau, Community Development Department

Deb Rice, Jefferson Street Inn

Wausau River District Staff

Elizabeth Brodek, Executive Director
Email: Elizabeth@WausauRiverDistrict.org
Ph: 715.297.1829
Fax: 715.843.0938

Blake Opal-Wahoske, Assistant Director
Email: Blake@WausauRiverDistrict.org
Ph: 715.218.9457