Marjie Tomter, a retired educator, resides in the Town of Grafton where she owns and operates, Walkabout Farm, a small organic farm close to Lake Michigan with her two horses, Pease the cat-in-chief, and an assortment of wild critters. She has two grown children, Anne, a city-girl and copy editor with a large Milwaukee firm, and Mike, an adjunct professor in biomechanics at UW-Whitewater, who lives on an adjacent parcel with his family. She loves to ride, cross-country ski, kayak on Lake Michigan, hike, and conspire with her granddaughter, Jaime. She is a Renaissance gal with too many other interests to list.
In addition to her current post with Ozaukee Washington Land Trust, Marjie is also the Chairperson of Treasures of Oz, Ozaukee Treasures Network, and Land Conservation Partnership of Ozaukee County. Marjie is also the past chair and current board member of the Town of Grafton Open Space Commission. She has been an active advocate of the environment receiving the OWLT Outreach Award in 2010 and the Environmental Hero Award in 2015 from the Sierra Club Great Waters Group.