Andrew Busker is a graduate student in the Urban & Regional Planning + Public Affairs double-degree program and pursuing a Certificate in Business, Environmental & Social Responsibility from the Wisconsin School of Business. Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree in 2015 studying Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration at Western Illinois University. Since then, he became a Certified Park & Recreation Professional through the National Recreation & Park Association. His past work includes providing recreation opportunities for military personnel stationed at Joint Base Charleston in South Carolina, instructing youth environmental education classes, and developing community recreation programs for the residents of Fond du Lac, WI.
Andrew is combining his experiences in the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Department of Planning & Landscape Architecture to focus on the policies and practices involved in Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Planning. In his free time, he enjoys the Great Outdoors, attending live music and trivia nights, playing tabletop games and ultimate frisbee, and reading in his hammock.