Joel C. Kitchens (Rep.), 1st Assembly District
Born Washington, DC, September 20, 1957; married; 3 children. Graduate Ballard H.S. (Louisville, Ky.) 1975; B.S. Ohio St. U. 1979; D.V.M. Ohio St. U. 1983. Large animal veterinarian. Member: Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church; Wis. Veterinary Medicine Assn.; American Veterinary Medicine Assn. Sturgeon Bay Bd. of Education, 2000-14.
Elected to Assembly 2014. Biennial committee assignments: 2015 — Education (vice chp.); Agriculture; Environment and Forestry; Financial Institutions; Tourism; Workforce Development.
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-5350; (888) 482-0001 (toll free); District: (920) 743-7990.
Voting address: 1117 Cove Road, Sturgeon Bay 54235.
Mailing address: Office: Room 10 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952, Madison 53708.
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