Jim Rosenberg has had a long and varied career in communications ranging from military journalist to the energy utility industry and the Fortune 500. Elected more than a dozen times to local offices on the Wausau City Council and Marathon County Board, Jim concentrated on economic and community development issues, while also serving on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations. His articles and photographs on outdoors and travel subjects have appeared in scores of local, regional and national publications over the years. Following a stint in Madison as policy and community relations director on the office of the lieutenant governor in 2010, Jim joined the academic staff at the University of Wisconsin Marathon County in Student Services in 2011. He was elected again to the Marathon County Board in April 2012, where he chairs the Education and Economic Development Committee.