Wisconsin Paper Council Announces New Addition to its Executive Leadership Team

Delanie Breuer Hired as Vice President of Environment and Regulatory Relations

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Madison...The Wisconsin Paper Council (WPC) is pleased to announce a new member of the 51-year-old trade association’s growing leadership team. Delanie Breuer has joined the WPC as its Vice President of Environment and Regulatory Relations.

“Our entire organization is thrilled to welcome Delanie Breuer to the Wisconsin Paper Council team of professionals as our new Vice President,” stated WPC President Scott Suder. “Delanie’s impressive engineering and legal skillsets will bring us to a new level of strategic capability for our members. We are very pleased to have a professional of such magnitude as a member of our team.”

The WPC is the premier trade association which advocates for the paper, pulp and forestry industries before regulatory bodies, state and federal legislatures and elected officials. The WPC also works to educate the general public and the media about the importance of paper, pulp and forestry production in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest. Over 30,000 men and women work in Wisconsin’s paper and pulp industries and our state has led the nation in papermaking production for over 50 years.

“I’m excited to begin work on behalf of an industry that helps drive our economy by providing thousands of family-supporting jobs in Wisconsin,” Breuer stated. “I look forward to the challenge of assisting with the Wisconsin Paper Council’s resurgence and strengthening its advocacy presence throughout the regulatory community.”

Delanie Breuer served as Chief of Staff for former Attorney General Brad Schimel and prior to that role, served as Executive Assistant to former Chairperson Ellen Nowak at the Public Service Commission. A native of Beetown, Wisconsin, Breuer earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, graduating with honors from UW-Platteville where she was class valedictorian.

Breuer has extensive global experience in the oil and gas industry including working as a field engineer as well as a drilling engineer on a deep-water drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. She earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Breuer is recognized as an expert on numerous energy and environmental policy matters including the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. electrical grid, the statewide energy efficiency program, and numerous water and air regulatory matters.

Breuer currently resides in Sun Prairie with her 6-year-old daughter Finley. She began her new VP role with the WPC on February 25, 2019.