Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, October 11, 2013

Green Bay chamber honors 1990 alum

1990 alum Tim Nixon received a volunteer of the year award from the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber's annual dinner on October 7.

Nixon is a shareholder and partner with Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. Law Offices. In addition to a master's degree in public policy and administration, he earned a law degree.


Tim Nixon

Nixon served on the chamber's board of directors 2004 to 2012, including terms as chair elect and chair. He chaired the chamber's strategic planning committee, and served on the finance, executive and CEO search committees. He was instrumental in the creation and development of the chamber's diversity efforts. He played a key role in the revitalization of the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center incubator.

Nixon also serves on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Preliminary Review Committee; board member for the Eastern District of the Wisconsin Bar Association; Ethics in Business Awards selection committee for the American Foundation of Counseling Services; and Brown County Library board trustee. His honors and awards include the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay's Distinguished Alumni Award and Green Bay Area YWCA's Community Family of Distinction.