Personnel File

David Bowen

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.


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