(Rep.), 87th Assembly District
Born Phillips, July 8, 1949; married; 3 children, 4 grandchildren. Graduate Phillips H.S. 1967; associate degree Taylor Co. Teachers Coll. 1969; B.S. elementary ed. UW-Stevens Point 1974. Restaurant owner. Former elementary teacher, Medford Area School Dist. Member: Farm Bureau; Dairy Promotion Com.; Dairy Breakfast Com.; Pri-Ru-Ta RC&D (pres.); Taylor Co. Safe & Stable Families; Wis. Restaurant Assn.; Natl. Fed. of Ind. Businesses; Chamber of Commerce; We Whittlesey Whizzers Snowmobile Club; Taylor Co. Local Emergency Planning Com. Former member: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Taylor Co. (pres.); Restorative Justice of Taylor Co. (pres.); Intl. Trade, Business and Economic Development Council – Tourism Com. (chp.); Price Waterways Assn.; Taylor Co. Cooperative Youth Fair; WEAC; NEA. Recipient: State Bar of Wis. Scales of Justice Award 2011-12; Wis. Forestry Council Distinguished Service Award 2008; Wis. Bear Hunters Hero Award; Wis. Builders Assn. Friend of Housing; Friend of Wis. Dairy Industry; WCCO Legislator of the Year 2004, 2003; Natl. MS Society Outstanding Volunteer Advocate 2003. Taylor Co. Tourism Council. Taylor Co. Bd. 1992-96.
Elected to Assembly since 2002. Majority Caucus Secretary 2013, 2011, 2007; Minority Caucus Secretary 2009. Biennial committee assignments: 2013 — Jobs, Economy and Mining (chp.); Aging and Long Term Care; Family Law; International Trade and Commerce; Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage; Rules (since 2007). 2011 — Jobs, Economy and Small Business (chp., mbr. 2009); Children and Families; Forestry (also 2003-07); Natural Resources (also 2003-07).
Content referencing Mary Williams
Current Chief of Staff Eric Schutt is leaving the administration to pursue other opportunities and to spend more time with family.Aug 20th, 2015 by Gov. Scott Walker