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 bold blue link below:

QLIA Bylaws Revised 2014

Officers and Executive Committee as of 7/28/2020:

President – Dave Neuswanger Home: 715-462-4485; Mobile: 715-914-7497

Vice-President – Norm Bratteig 715-462-3374

Treasurer – Perry Cowan 815-289-0140

Secretary – Dane Skow 630-240-3327

Director-at-Large – Steve Fiala Winter: 267-800-6328; Summer: 715-462-4923

General correspondence (regarding membership, dues payment, etc.) should be directed to Treasurer Perry Cowan 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

Water Quality Monitoring – Michelle Keil (Program Coordinator and Lost Land Lake Monitor) 715-462-3422

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


Developer and Managing Editor – Dave Neuswanger (

Photographer and Photo/Video Submissions Editor – Bryan Neuswanger (

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