Ellen Nowak was appointed to the Wisconsin Public Service Commission in July 2011 by Governor Scott Walker.
Prior to her appointment, she was the chief of staff to Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas. From 2002-2006 she was the legal counsel and then chief of staff to the Speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly. She also worked as the deputy director of School Choice Wisconsin. From 1998-2002, Ellen practiced business litigation at Mallery & Zimmerman, SC in Milwaukee.
Ellen has a law degree from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
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Submission of Documents Signifies Authorization for Full OccupancyJul 31st, 2018 by Wisconsin Center District
WEDC Secretary Mark R. Hogan, DOA Secretary Ellen Nowak recognize Merrill Steel for role in Foxconn construction
Merrill Steel is one of eight Wisconsin companies awarded contracts for the Wisconn Valley Science & Technology Park’s Multipurpose BuildingJul 23rd, 2018 by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Ms. Stanford Taylor was honored at a ceremony in the Senate Parlor at the State Capitol this afternoon.May 31st, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Governor Walker Appoints Chief of Staff Rich Zipperer to the Public Service Commission, Eric Schutt as Chief of Staff
Zipperer has served in the Governor’s Office since September 2012 and as chief of staff since September 2015.Mar 13th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Ellen Nowak will begin her role as Department of Administration (DOA) secretary on Monday, March 5, 2018.Feb 15th, 2018 by Gov. Scott Walker
Applications for the Broadband Expansion Grants are due at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin by January 25, 2018.Oct 11th, 2017 by Gov. Scott Walker
The rebates wil spur small, customer-based renewable energy projects throughout Wisconsin.Oct 20th, 2016 by RENEW Wisconsin
State Regulatory Agency Grants Wisconsin Public Service only a $2 increase instead of the $6 requestedNov 19th, 2015 by RENEW Wisconsin
Governor Scott Walker announced the state Public Service Commission is now accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2016 Broadband Expansion Grants.Aug 5th, 2015 by Gov. Scott Walker
Solar Groups Take Next Step in Appeal of Public Service Commission Decision on 2014 We Energies Rate Case
RENEW Wisconsin and the Alliance for Solar Choice ask courts to rule on the legality of the decision.May 14th, 2015 by RENEW Wisconsin
Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the following administrative staff changesFeb 16th, 2015 by Gov. Scott Walker
Statement from Mayor Tom Barrett Concerning the Public Service Commission Ruling on the Milwaukee Streetcar Project
We agree with comments made by two of the three Public Service Commission (PSC) members that the Streetcar project is an exercise of the City’s police power, and that it is a benefit to the public’s health, safety and welfare.Sep 27th, 2012 by Mayor Tom Barrett