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*, Vice Chair
Governor's Designee

Madison, WI

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

 

Cindy Block
Cottage Grove, WI

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

Nicole Bowman

Nicole Bowman-Farrell
Shawano, WI

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

Picture of Representative Janel Brandtjen

Representative
Janel Brandtjen
22nd Assembly District

Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Board Member since 2015
Brandtjen Bio (HTML) 

Patty Cadorin*
Hartland, WI

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

Representative
Mary Czaja
35th Assembly District

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

Senator Dave Hansen

Senator Dave Hansen
Green Bay, WI

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

Karen Katz

Karen Katz*
Wausau, WI

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

Katie Mnuk*
Oregon, WI

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

Jessie Nicholson

Jessie Nicholson
Wauwatosa, WI

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

Kim Nickel

Kim Nickel
Middleton, WI

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

Carrie Richard

Carrie Richard
Mazomanie, WI

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

Senator
Janis Ringhand
Evansville, WI

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

 

Jessica Ward
Cottage Grove, WI
 

Senate President's Appointee
Board Member since 2015
Bio (.pdf)   [coming soon]

*Executive Committee