Howard Marklein (Rep.), 17th Senate District
Born Madison, October 3, 1954; married; 2 children, 3 stepchildren, 3 grandchildren. Graduate River Valley H.S. (Spring Green) 1972; B.A. UW-Whitewater 1976. Certified public accountant; certified fraud examiner. Member: St. John’s Catholic Church, Spring Green (fin. com. mbr.); Taliesin Preservation Inc. Bd. of Trustees (treas.); UW-Whitewater Natl. Alumni Assn. (pres.). Former member: UW-Whitewater Foundation (bd. of dir. pres.); Fort Health Care Bd. of Dir. (chp., treas.); Fort Atkinson Rotary Club (pres.); Fort Atkinson Chamber of Commerce (pres.); Whitewater Chamber of Commerce (pres.); Dodgeville Chamber of Commerce (vice pres.). Recipient: WMC Working for Wisconsin Award 2014, 2012; MMAC Champion of Commerce Award 2014, 2012; Wisconsin Pork Association Distinguished Service Award 2013; Wisconsin Newspaper Association Badger Award 2013; Wisconsin Aquaculture Association Legislator of the Year 2013; Dairy Business Association Legislative Excellence Award 2012.
Elected to Assembly 2010, 2012; elected to Senate 2014. Biennial Senate committee assignments: 2015 — Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues (chp.); Transportation and Veterans Affairs (vice chp.); Labor and Government Reform; Jt. Com. on Finance; Jt. Survey Com. on Retirement Systems; Council on Highway Safety; Governor’s Small Business Regulatory Review Bd. (chp.); Transportation Projects Comn.; WHEDA Bd. Assembly committee assignments: 2013 — Ways and Means (chp.); Agriculture (also 2011); Education (vice chp. 2011); Financial Institutions (also 2011); Rural Affairs; Jt. Legis. Audit Com.; Small Business Regulatory Review Bd. (chp.). 2011 — UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-0703; District: (608) 588-5632.
Voting address: S11665 Soeldner Road, Spring Green 53588.
Mailing address: Office: Room 8 South, State Capitol, P.O. Box 7882, Madison 53707-7882.
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