The Winona Athletic Board oversees the care for real estate conveyed to the City of Winona by John A. Latsch. Pursuant to a deed from John A. Latsch to the City of Winona dated December 4, 1917, the Winona Athletic Board was established and given control over several parcels of land to be used as public playgrounds, public parks and areas of general recreation. The Board currently oversees management of the Westfield Golf Course, Athletic Park and Gabrych Park properties.
Variable, depending on need
The Winona Athletic Board consists of seven members who serve seven year terms. The board is overseen by the City Manager (or Designee).
Michael Christensen Term Expires: December 4, 2022 Appointed by Mayor
Barb Bambenek Term Expires: December 4, 2023 Appointed by School Board
Mia Martin Term Expires: December 4, 2024 Appointed by Winona State University
James A. Miller Term Expires: December 4, 2025 Appointed by Diocese
Janneke Sobeck Term Expires: December 4, 2026 Appointed by YMCA
Randy Streukens Term Expires: December 4, 2027 Appointed by Lutherans
Michael Voelker Term Expires: December 4, 2028 Appointed by City Council
One member appointed by City Council
One member appointed by Lutheran Denomination
One member appointed by Mayor
One member appointed by School Board
One member appointed by Winona Catholic Diocese
One member appointed by Winona State University
One member appointed by YMCA
Interest in preservation of recreational properties
Deed from John A. Latsch to the City of Winona dated December 4, 1917.