Brian Vigue

Policy Director, Freshwater

Brian Vigue oversees Audubon Great Lakes' freshwater policy efforts, with a special focus on Wisconsin. He is tasked with driving transformative freshwater policy solutions across our region. Vigue has over 20 years of experience in government affairs and policy development.  Most recently he worked as a Special Initiatives Advisor at the WI Department of Administration where he served as the primary point of contact between the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the Wisconsin State Legislature.

Previously, Vigue has worked in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., in the Wisconsin State Legislature, various state agencies, the Office of the Governor and recently at one of the leading wetland conservation organizations in the state, the Wisconsin Wetlands Association. He has a wide range of experience working on issues such as climate change, coastal and wetland management, land stewardship, federal and local tribal outreach as well as with policymakers on both sides of the aisle and interest groups that will be of importance to our policy work in Wisconsin. 

Vigue grew up in Green Bay and is a citizen of the Oneida Nation. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from St. Norbert College and he is currently on the Executive Committee at the Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin.