Our mission: To help the people of the Black Forest region to recover, rebuild and restore their lives, protect the Forest’s water quality and ecological health with an emphasis placed on community values, economic stability and the richness of our natural environment today and in the future.

Black Forest Together was formed by Black Forest citizens to help our community recover from the catastrophic Black Forest Fire of June 2013. Black Forest Together, Inc. is an approved tax-exempt 501(c)3 charitable organization effective the 15th of August 2013.

To read the Black Forest Together bylaws, click here

To see our latest IRS Form 990, click here

To read the 2016 Annual Report, click here



Black Forest Together, Inc. Board of Directors 

Eddie Bracken Chairman/ Founder
Bill Marchant President/ Funding Committee
Bill Mantia Vice President/ Recovery Projects Director
Larry Stanley Chief Financial Officer
Alphie Hutmacher Secretary
Nancy Gorsich Bracken Co-Founder/ Funding Committee/ Resource Center Director
Donna Arkowski Board Member/ Volunteer Coordinator

All Board members serve without pay in a pro-bono capacity.