The Wisconsin Women's Council is appointed by the Governor and Legislative Leaders.

 

Staff 

Christine Lidbury
Executive Director

christine.lidbury@wisconsin.gov

Council Members 

 

Mary Jo Baas

Mary Jo Baas, Chair
Brookfield, WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 1992
Baas Bio (.pdf) 

 

 Michelle Mettner

Michelle Mettner
Governor's Designee

Madison, WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 2011
Mettner Bio (.pdf)

 


Katie Mnuk
Governor's Designee

Oregon, WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 2014
Mnuk Bio (.pdf)

 

Nicole Bowman

Nicole Bowman-Farrell
Shawano, WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 2005
Bowman Bio (.pdf)

 Jessie Nicholson

Jessie Nicholson
Wauwatosa, WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 2013
Nicholson Bio (.pdf)

Karen Katz

Karen Katz
Wausau, WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 2012
Katz Bio (.pdf)

 

Patty Cadorin
Hartland,
WI

Governor's Appointee
Board Member since 2012
Cadorin Bio (.pdf)

Senator Hansen

Senator Dave Hansen
Green Bay, WI

Senate Majority Leader's Appointee
Board Member since 2009
Hansen Bio 

Senator Janis Ringhand
Evansville, WI

Senate Majority Leader's Appointee
Board Member since 2015 
Ringhand Bio 

  

Cindy Block
Cottage Grove, WI

Senate President's Appointee
Board Member since 2014
Bio (.pdf)  (coming soon)


 Heather Smith

Heather Smith
Madison, WI

Senate President's Appointee
Board Member since 2011 (also 2005-2008)
Smith Bio (.pdf) 

 

 

(Vacant) Representative
WI

Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Board Member since
Bio (HTML) 

 

Representative Mary Czaja
35th Assembly District

Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Board Member since 2013
Czaja Bio (HTML) 

 

 Carrie Richard

Carrie Richard
Mazomanie, WI

Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Board Member since 2013
Richard Bio (.pdf) 

 Kim Nickel

Kim Nickel
Middleton, WI

Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Board Member since 2012
Nickel Bio (.pdf)