The Association

The Gilmore Lake Association (GLA) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated under Chapter 181 of the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) as a “qualified lake association” which enables the GLA to apply for WDNR grants for the benefit of the lake. The GLA is a tax exempt IRS 501(c)(3) organization. The GLA has no paid employees and relies totally on the volunteer efforts of its members. General inquiries can be directed to

Board of Directors

(Left to right) Bill Huelsman, Tom Bergemann, John Ney, Fran McCloskey, Rus Robinson, Dick Johnson (not pictured: Mark Simonett)
(Left to right) Bill Huelsman, Tom Bergemann, John Ney, Fran McCloskey, Russ Robinson, Dick Johnson

President: Fran McCloskey (

Vice President:

Treasurer: Bill Huelsman (

Secretary: Dick Johnson (


        Daryl Iverson (

John Ney (

John Breitinger (

Larry Stokes (

Association Activities

  • Walleye stocking program
  • Monthly water clarity and quality testing of the lake
  • Monthly monitoring of lake shoreline to detect the presence of Eurasian Watermilfoil (EWM)
  • Seasonal boat inspections to prevent introduction of EWM in cooperation with Minong Town Lake Committee
  • Implementation of a rapid response plan for the control of EWM
  • Newsletter, Up North updates, kiosk, and website to keep property owners informed
  • Ongoing research on issues relevant to the lake
  • Protecting our lake and our investments
  • Representation on the Minong Town Lakes Committee
  • Annual installment/removal of the launch site dock
  • Annual cleanup of area roadways
  • Annual members’ meeting, picnic, and boat parade


  • Membership
    • Fran McCloskey, Chair
    • [open]
  • Eurasian Watermilfoil
    • John Ney, Chair
    • Daryl Iverson
    • Ron Tracy
    • William Schroeder
    • Larry Stokes
  • Website
    • Fran McCloskey
    • Anna McCloskey
  • Town of Minong Lakes Committee Representatives
    • John Ney
    • [open]
  • Newsletter
    • Dave Walsh, Chair
    • Fran McCloskey
  • Lake Water Quality Testing
    • John Ney
    • Daryl Iverson
  • Fundraising
    • Larry Stokes, Chair
    • Tom Bergemann


Gilmore Lake By-Laws dated June 25, 2005: GilmoreByLaws

Gilmore Lake By-Laws revision dated June 26, 2010: GLAByLawsRevised2010pdf

Gilmore Lake Conflict of Interest Addendum 2010: GLAByLawsAddendum-ConflictofInterestPolicy2010(pdf)

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