Our Team

The North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) is a non-profit that has been working for lakes, reservoirs, and watersheds since 1980 … and we’ve been able to do so based solely on the loyalty and support of our members (both organizational and individual), volunteers, and staff.

Meet the Executive Committee Meet the Board of Directors



Our Staff

Philip Forsberg (Director of Programs and Operations)

Philip Forsberg started with NALMS as an intern in 1997 and has since held several positions at NALMS and performed many disparate tasks from graphic design to accounting to grant management to conference planning. Philip earned a BS in Natural Resources and Environmental Management from Ball State University and an MS in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin. As Director of Programs and Operations, he oversees the day-to-day operation of the NALMS office as well as the overall management of NALMS’ program activities.

 


Alyssa Schulte (Director of Membership and Marketing)

Alyssa Schulte started at NALMS in September 2016 as the Director of Marketing and Membership. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2011 with a BS in Professional Communication and has previous experience in the non-profit sector. As Director of Marketing and Membership, Alyssa oversees NALMS’ marketing and membership activities, as well as provides support for conferences, publications, and programs. Interested in becoming a NALMS member? Alyssa can help!

 


 Vanessa Snyder (Secchi Dip-In Intern)

Vanessa Snyder is a dual-degree candidate (Dec. 2017) for a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and a Master of Science in Environmental Science (MSES) at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She completed her B.A. in Biology at Illinois Wesleyan University. Vanessa has prior experience with educational outreach efforts (The Indianapolis Zoo; Nature’s Classroom Institute and Montessori School in Wisconsin), volunteer monitoring (Hoosier Riverwatch), and pharmaceutical microbiology. Vanessa is interested in water management and environmental educational efforts designed to engage the general public. Her goal is to increase awareness and understanding of topics encompassing water resources.