Mr. Petersen is the Transportation Director for the School District of Westfield. Previously, he served as a Maintenance Mechanic for Brakebush Brothers, Inc. Among his relevant post-secondary educational experiences include Industrial Electrical at MATC-Portage and Diesel Truck Driving School. Mr. Petersen holds a Class A CDL with N, T, and School Bus Endorsements.
Mr. Petersen has been instrumental in the creation of the much heralded Westfield Bio-Diesel Program which has received numerous awards. Among those awards are the 2008 Tri-County Regional Economic Development Corporation Entrepreneur of the Year, 2009 DPI Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin, and 2009 Northeast Wisconsin Natural Resources Award. The program also put Westfield on the map as the only school district to received the Wisconsin DNR Green Tier 1 status.