Wildfire on Ice is managed by a board and committee of firefighters that like to play hockey and the volunteers that support them. The event is held annually in January in Walker, Minnesota. 

Wildfire on Ice Official Tournament Venue: Arvig® Walker Area Community Center

Wildfire on Ice Official Lodging & Banquet Venue: Chase on the Lake Resort

If you would like to reach out to us, please contact a board member below. 

Wildfire on Ice Board Members:

Committee Members:

  • Commissioner: Mike Rice

  • Operations: Pat Wherley

  • Planning Section Chief: Rebekah Luedtke

  • Logs Chief: Steve Frick

  • Finance Chief: Pat Wherley

  • Accountant: Ernie Schmitt

  • WFF Liaison: Steve Teeter

  • MNICS Captain: Mike Mackey

  • DOI Captain: Darrin Franco

  • DNR Captains: Dan Wiley/Pat Wherley

  • USFS Captains: Mike Mansson/Vance Hazelton

  • Website: Melanie Rice