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If you have any questions regarding Community Resource Development in Vilas County, please contact:

Christopher Stark
Community Resource Development Agent Vilas County
330 Court Street
Eagle River, WI 54521
Phone: 715-479-3651
Fax: 715-479-1978

Chris provides educational programming to governmental, civic and business organizations in Vilas County. Our efforts help develop community resources, leadership, and organizational development in enhancing the area’s socio-economic capacity. Chris uses University-based research to design and deliver programs on community and economic development, leadership, and business development.


If you have any questions regarding Community Resource Development with Tribal Resources, please contact:

Brian Gauthier
Outreach Specialist and Department Head
Community Resource Development Educator
Lac du Flambeau Tribe
602 Peace Pipe Rd
P.O. Box 67
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Phone: 715-588-4251
FAX: 715-588-9408

Brian works with the Lac du Flambeau Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa in Vilas County. His office is located in Lac du Flambeau. Brian’s programs focus on intergovernmental/tribal cooperation, downtown revitalization and community development, planning, communications for the tribal council and tribal agencies, lakes and water quality, and outdoor recreation. He has produced a UW-Extension videotape on “Ancient Ways, Modern People” as a way to educate people on the myths and misconceptions about the Lac du Flambeau tribe.