MADISON, Wis.—May 11, 2020—After 47 years of service, David Vogel retired in April from the Board of Directors of Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS Health Solutions).
Vogel was elected to the WPS Board of Directors in 1973. He was elected secretary of the board in 1993 and served in that role until 2014. Most recently, he served on the Executive Committee and the Medicare Committee, and he was chair of the Planning, Governance, and Nominating Committee.
“David was a bright personality on the board, and his many years of experience on our board and his historic perspective could never be replaced.”
Mike Hamerlik, President and CEO at WPS Health Solutions
Vogel built a career around engineering and community service. He chairs the board of directors at Vogel Bros. Building Co. in Madison. Vogel earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed the Owner/President Management Program at the Harvard Business School. He is a registered professional engineer and licensed real estate broker.
A veteran of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vogel went on to become president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. He also helped organize the civil engineering work-study program at the University of Wisconsin–Platteville.
Vogel is a past recipient of the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Daily Reporter Publishing Co., Wisconsin’s construction, law, and public records newspaper. He also received the Thoughtful, Committed Citizen Award from the Atwood Community Center for 50 years of contributions.
A plaque from his fellow board members reads: “WPS Health Solutions recognizes David L. Vogel for 47 years of meritorious service. With sincere gratitude for his unwavering dedication to the WPS mission and his stellar leadership as a member of the Board of Directors and its key committees. The WPS Board of Directors presents David with this plaque in recognition of his exemplary service.”