Born and raised on Milwaukee’s North Side, David attended Milwaukee Public Schools and was an honors graduate of Bradley Tech High School.
As a teen and young adult, David completed Urban Underground’s youth leadership program and later become its Program Director while pursuing an undergraduate degree in Educational Policy and Community Studies at the University of Wisconsin-‐ Milwaukee. He is a National Americorps Service Alum, a two-‐time graduate of the Americorps program Public Allies, and a Legacy Foundation Youth Activism Fellow.
A nationally recognized trainer for intergenerational community improvement strategies, David served on the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Violence Prevention Initiative Steering Committee and the City of Milwaukee’s Homicide Review Commission.
In 2012, he was elected to the Milwaukee County Board as Supervisor for the 10th District, becoming the youngest member of the Board and one of the youngest Black elected officials in Milwaukee’s history. David serves on several County Board committees including Finance & Personnel, Health & Human Needs and Economic & Community Development as Vice-‐Chair.
Articles Referencing David Bowen
Jan 19th, 2015 by Michael Horne
Monique Taylor sought open county supervisor seat to run against Gwen Moore’s son, but didn’t get enough signatures.
Dec 22nd, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
DA decides not to charge officer who killed mentally ill man, leaving community divided over issue.
Nov 6th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Amendment slipped into budget has had no public review and could leave system $1 million short (or worse) by end of 2015.
Aug 13th, 2014 by Michael Horne
Sheriff Clarke wins democratic primary. Plus: The rest of election night's winners and losers.
Jun 10th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Ten years later, the city and county are finally on the same page. Is development in the area ready to "explode"?
Apr 3rd, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Defeat of Mayor Jeff Scrima could mean better relations between the two cities.
Press Releases Referencing David Bowen
Mar 17th, 2015 by Solana Patterson-Ramos
"My mission is to serve as an open-minded, positive, problem-solving leader as well as a lifelong learner."
Feb 4th, 2015 by Jonathan Brostoff
“This evening I will be rallying with the community in support of the UW system.”
Jan 5th, 2015 by Peter Barca
Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) welcomed seven new Democratic representatives to the Wisconsin State Legislatur
Dec 22nd, 2014 by David Bowen
Says 14 Shots “Excessive,” Urges Community to Stand Firm Against Injustice
Dec 8th, 2014 by David Bowen
They Applaud Economic and Community Development Committee for Approval of Project
Oct 28th, 2014 by David Bowen
Supervisors Welcome Input From 10th and 2nd District Residents on 2015 Budget