Callie Bertsch was raised in Antigo, WI and graduated from high school in 2001. Throughout her life, she has always held in high regard the importance of a good education.
Callie attended John Brown University where she studied Intercultural Studies and also Biology. She also received a MS in Forest Ecology & Management at Michigan Technological University through their Peace Corps International Program. She spent a year in Bulgaria throughout this program.
She is currently a State Forester for the Natural Resources Conservation Services.
She previously worked for the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) on habitat projects with private landowners to create nesting habitat for Golden-winged Warblers, American Woodcock, and Ruffed Grouse. She also coordinated outreach, workshops, and training with the Wisconsin Young Forest Partnership through ABC's Regional Conservation Partnership Program.
Callie is a proud mom of a 3 year old.