Frank Ruswick


Frank consults part time with IWR, offering policy and strategic advice and counsel on major IWR projects.  Frank is retired from the State of Michigan where he capped a career of over thirty years as a leader in natural resource and environmental policy including positions Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources, as an attorney for the U.S. Department of the Interior and as Executive Director of the West Michigan Environmental Council. He has provided program and policy direction on a broad array of issues including Great Lakes and water management, environmental protection, public lands, and fish and wildlife resources. In addition to his role with IWR, Frank is currently an instructor with the Great Lakes Leadership Academy housed at MSU. Frank holds Juris Doctor and Master of Science degrees from the University of Michigan. His undergraduate degree in Political Science is from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. He is a member of the Michigan and Wisconsin Bars.