Randy Olson http://northernpublicradio.org en Olson out as Forest Preserve president http://northernpublicradio.org/post/olson-out-forest-preserve-president <p>Randy Olson was removed Wednesday as president of the <a href="http://www.wcfpd.org/">Winnebago County Forest Preserve District </a>Board over his management style, exemplified by his creation of a new public safety position and filling that post without board consent.</p><p>Commissioner Mary McNamara Bernsten, who was named the new president, was joined by Judy Barnard, Lee Johnson, Audrey Johnson and Gloria Lind in voting to oust Olson. Cheryl Maggio voted to retain him. Olson remains a commissioner.</p><p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:59:25 +0000 WNIJ 17220 at http://northernpublicradio.org Olson out as Forest Preserve president Expert: forest preserve board members justifed in feud http://northernpublicradio.org/post/expert-forest-preserve-board-members-justifed-feud <p>Members of the Winnebago County Forest Preserve Board have asked Randy Olson <a href="http://www.wifr.com/home/headlines/Winn_Co_Forest_Preserve_District_Board_Asks_President_to_Resign_162959816.html" target="_blank">to step down </a>as board president.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.rrstar.com/blogs/kevinhaas/x736427740/Randy-Olson-asked-to-step-down-as-forest-preserve-president" target="_blank">They&#39;re upset with Olson </a>for not including their input on a new hire.&nbsp; Olson says he plans to keep his title.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:41:27 +0000 Mike Moen 15192 at http://northernpublicradio.org Expert: forest preserve board members justifed in feud