Board of Directors

A board of nine elected members directs the activities of the Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association and formulates policies. Board members serve for three years and must be members of the association. The board meets at least twice a year, usually in the Keweenaw or on Isle Royale. Meetings are open to members and to the public.

2019-2020 Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association Board of Directors

  • Marilyn Cooper - Houghton, Michigan
  • Emily Dekker-Fiala - Hancock, Michigan
  • Sonia Goltz - Atlantic Mine, Michigan
  • Kay Pusakulich (President)- Misery Bay, Michigan, and Memphis, Tennessee
  • Dan Rogalla - Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Darcy Rutkowski - (Secretary/Treasurer) Marquette, Michigan
  • Steve Trynoski - Maplewood, Minnesota, and Bete Grise, Michigan
  • Alan West - Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Sandy Wilhoit - Edwardsburg, Michigan


To volunteer to run for a position on the board, contact IRKPA at (906) 483-8899. Prospective board members are encouraged to serve on a committee first to become more familiar with the organization.