The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association is led by a 10-person board of directors, a three-person staff and numerous committees. The WSCGA board is elected by grower members, and consists of nine cranberry growers and a UW-Extension Fruit Specialist. Growers also serve on the boards of several related cranberry organizations, listed below.
The USDA NRCS serves as the liaison for Wisconsin cranberry growers to the USDA and helps establish and support grower conservation programs in the state.
The Wisconsin Cranberry Board, Inc. is responsible for administering Wisconsin's Cranberry Marketing Order, and it secures and distributes funding for research, educational and promotional programs related to cranberries.
WCREF was established in 1999 by the WSCGA to provide professional education to cranberry growers, develop a research facility for scientific research related to the horticulture of cranberries and to research and develop best management practices designed to minimize environmental impacts of cranberry production. The Foundation is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a tax exempt 501(c) (3) charitable institution.