Wisconsin Women in Government
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Wisconsin Women in Government Announces 2016 Board of Directors and Leadership Team

Wisconsin Women in Government was founded in 1987 to celebrate and support the talented women who choose a career in government service.

By - Mar 30th, 2016 03:01 pm

MADISON – Today, Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) announced the appointment of seven new members to the 2016-2017 Board of Directors as well as the board’s new leadership team.

WWIG is pleased to welcome these new board members:

“We are very excited to welcome these talented women to the WWIG Board of Directors,” WWIG President Kara Kratowicz said. “These new members are bringing with them years of experience in government that will translate into continued successes for WWIG as we move forward in our efforts to empower women to pursue careers in public service.”

WWIG is also pleased to announce its new leadership for this year’s Board of Directors: President Kara Kratowicz, City of Madison; Vice President Bethany Anderson, Wisconsin Legislature; Treasurer JoyLynn Gilles, Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing and Productivity; and Secretary Anne Sappenfield, Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau.

Returning Wisconsin Women in Government board members are: Past President Megan Purtell, Purtell Marketing & Planning; Rebecca Ballweg, Wisconsin Department of Justice; Jenifer Cole, WI Department of Children and Families; Lisa Creegan (Schultz), Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Monique Currie, Wisconsin Technical College System; Deb Erwin, Xcel Energy; Lindsay Fedler, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions; Brooke Froelich, Wisconsin Legislature; Sabrina Gentile, Wisconsin Department of Justice; Christine Lilek, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; Melanie Mager, Construction Labor Management Council of SE WI; Eileen Mallow, Department of Employee Trust Fund; Willa Panzer, WI Technical College System; Kim Shaul, National Guardian; Myranda Tanck, Wisconsin Legislature; Rep. Jill Billings, Wisconsin Legislature; Rep. Janel Brandtjen, Wisconsin Legislature.

Wisconsin Women in Government was founded in 1987 to celebrate and support the talented women who choose a career in government service. Through the generous support of our sponsors over the past 29 years, WWIG has awarded scholarships to women pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate study at Wisconsin institutions of higher education. For more information, please visit WWIG’s website at: www.wiscwomeningovernment.org.

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