About PPA

Potawatomi Paddlers Association (PPA) is a 501-c-3 formed in 2017 to assure continued care and improvements that foster safe and enjoyable paddle sports (canoeing, kayaking, and stand up paddling) and camping along the Kankakee River national water trail.

President—Frank Koehler
Vice-President—John Persic
Secretary-Treasurer—Bruce Cowhig

Name Location Term Expires
February 28
Frank Koehler
Bourbonnais, IL
2023
Sarah Viall
Kankakee, IL
2021
Bruce Cowhig
Kankakee, IL
2021
Denise Wessman
Grant Park, IL
2022
John Persic
Wilmington, IL
2022
Josh Hudson
Bourbonnias, IL
2021
Betty Peters-Lambert
St. Anne, IL
2023
Dan Morrison
Ashkum, IL
2021
Doug Morris
Kankakee, IL
2022

Potawatomi Paddlers Association (PPA) is a 501-c-3 formed in 2017 to assure continued care and improvements that foster safe and enjoyable paddle sports (canoeing, kayaking, and stand up paddling) and camping along the Kankakee River national water trail.

President—Frank Koehler
Vice-President—Mike Casagrande
Secretary-Treasurer—Bruce Cowhig

Name Location Term Expires
February 28
Frank Koehler
Bourbonnais, IL
2020
Mike Casagrande
Kankakee, IL
2021
Bruce Cowhig
Kankakee, IL
2021
Denise Wessman
Grant Park, IL
2022
John Persic
Wilmington, IL
2022
Dan Pierson
Bourbonnias, IL
2021
Betty Peters-Lambert
St. Anne, IL
2020
Dan Morrison
Ashkum, IL
2021
Doug Morris
Kankakee, IL
2022