State Sen. Jennifer Shilling
Press Release

Shilling Announces Senate Office Staff

Tony Palese will serve as Chief of Staff to Senator Shilling.

By - Jan 4th, 2019 08:49 am
Tony Palese. Photo courtesy of Sate Sen. Shilling's office.

Tony Palese. Photo courtesy of Sate Sen. Shilling’s office.

MADISON – Several new staffers will be joining Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) in her legislative office for the upcoming 2019-2020 session. Tony Palese, will serve as Chief of Staff to Senator Shilling. Tony has over a decade of experience in Sen. Shilling’s office serving as Communications Director and Policy Analyst.

Mark Bender, who previously worked for Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit), has joined the Shilling office as the Legislative Director. Mark has years of leadership and policy experience in Rep. Spreitzer’s office, serving families in the 45th Assembly District.

Mitch Greenberg, a former Shilling intern and Field Director for the State Senate Democratic Committee will join as a policy analyst.

Morgan Newcomb, who most recently worked as a Shilling intern will be joining the team as Constituent Relations Manager.

Sarah Semrad, a former Shilling district intern and recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse will serve as the District Representative.

Kate Constalie and Steven Worley will continue in Shilling’s State Capitol office.

Contact Information


Wisconsin State Capitol
Room 206 South
P.O. Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707
Phone: (608) 266-5490
Toll free: (800) 385-3385

Social Media
Facebook: Jennifer.Shilling.WI
Twitter: @SenShilling
Instagram: SenShilling

District Office
205 5th Avenue South, Suite 312
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 782-2785

Senator Shilling Staff

Tony Palese
Chief of Staff

Mark Bender
Legislative Director

Kate Constalie
Press Secretary
608-632-1606 – cellphone

Steven Worley
Scheduling and Outreach Director

Mitch Greenberg
Policy Analyst

Morgan Newcomb
Constituent Relations Manager

Sarah Semrad
District Representative

Complete contact and biographical information can be found on Senator Shilling’s legislative website:

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