Speakers Bureau

Looking for a speaker for your next event? The WI State Wood Energy Team members listed below possess a wealth of knowledge and experience about wood energy and would be happy to present to your company, classroom, or organization. Please contact each speaker directly to make arrangements. Please note each speaker will differ in fees or required travel expense reimbursement, if applicable.


Don Peterson

Sustainable Resources institute, Inc.
Wood Energy Consultant
1353 W. Highway US 2, Suite 2
Crystal Falls, MI 49920
Phone: (877) 284-3882

Speaking Topics: resource analysis, feasibility studies, business plans, wood fuel availability, woody biomass harvest and extraction

Jason Fischbach

Food and Energy Woody Crops Specialist
Agriculture Agent, Ashland/Baufield County
Phone: (715) 373-6104 ext 5

Speaking Topics: Woody biomass availability, purpose-grown woody biomass crops, cooperative business development

Tim Baye

State Energy Specialist
Phone: (608) 778-1885

Speaking Topics: Bioenergy/Biorefining facility siting, project financing, state energy trends

Scott Sanford

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Distinguished Outreach Specialist
460 Henry Hall
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-5062

Speaking Topics: Energy conservation and efficiency technology in agriculture and rural businesses, renewable energy applications in farm and busniess, biomass heating of greenhouses