About Us

About Us

The Quiet Lakes Improvement Association is known officially as the “Teal, Lost Land, and Ghost Lakes Improvement Association, Inc.” Our Mission: To provide a forum for communication that fosters support and volunteer action to maintain ecosystem integrity, good water quality, good fishing, and aesthetically pleasing recreational experiences in Teal, Lost Land, & Ghost lakes.

To read our Bylaws, click on the link below:
QLIA Bylaws Revised 2014

Officers and Executive Committee as of 11/23/2020:

President – Ben Sabin

Vice-President – Bob Reinart

Treasurer – Michele Hadley

Secretary – Rick Hasselquist

Board Members:

Rick Marks

Steve Cain

Scott Burton

Ed Bushman

Sharon Bushman

Bob Schuster

Joe Gendrich

Major Wayne Balsavich

General correspondence (regarding membership, dues payment, etc.) should be directed to Treasurer LouAnn Phelps by mail or e-mail at:

Quiet Lakes Improvement Association
P.O. Box 214
Hayward, WI 54843

Program Leaders as of 7/20/2019:

Aquatic Invasive Species Management and Eco-Harvester Operations Supervisor – Norm Bratteig 715-462-3374

Eco-Harvester Lead Operator and Volunteer Coordinator – Kim Phelps 507-251-7694

Water Quality Monitoring – Bryan Neuswanger (Program Coordinator and Lost Land Lake Monitor) 715-462-4857

Water Quality Monitoring – Carol Jarzina (Teal Lake Monitor) 715-462-4215

Shoreland Habitat Enhancement and Navigation Safety – John Grady 715-462-4890

Fishery Management – Dave Neuswanger 715-462-4485

Project Loon Watch – Gail Nicholson (Program Coordinator and Lost Land Lake Loon Ranger) Winter: 1-512-323-0007; Summer: 715-462-9908

Project Loon Watch – Rita Capes (Teal Lake Loon Ranger) 715-462-3624

Social Events Coordinator – Jane Precht 847-651-8206


Developer and Managing Editor – Dave Neuswanger (dneuswanger@gmail.com)

Photographer and Photo/Video Submissions Editor – Bryan Neuswanger (bneuswanger@yahoo.com)

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