Meet The Council

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 15-member Women’s Council is appointed by the Governor and legislative leaders, including 11 public members and four current state legislators.  By statute, the Governor holds a seat on the Council, which he or she fills with a Governor's Designee.  The Governor also appoints the Council's Chair.  


  PUBLIC MEMBERS

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Ze Yang

Madison, WI

Governor's Designee

Biography











































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Patty Cadorin, Chair
Milwaukee, WI

Governor's Appointee

Executive Committee
Trailblazer Awards Committee

Biography

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Dr. Lisa Armaganian

Brookfield, WI

Governor's Appointee 

Biography 


 


Alicia Dorsett

Waupaca, WI

Senate President's Appointee 


 

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Denise Gaumer​ Hutchison

Green Bay, WI

Governor's Appointee 

Biography



Alderwoman Chantia Lewis​ 

Milwaukee, WI

Governor's Appointee  

Biography (link to external site)

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Dr. Rosalyn McFarland

Brown Deer, WI

Governor's Appointee

Biography

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Nerissa Nelson​

Stevens Point, WI

Governor's Appointee

Biography​

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Vacant

City, WI

Assembly Speaker's Appointee

Biography


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Carrie Richard

Mazomanie, WI

Assembly Speaker's Appointee

Biography

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Four Women’s Council seats are designated for current members of the Wisconsin State Legislature.

Amanda Roddy

Waukesha, WI

Senate President's Appointee

 
 



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Vacant

City, WI
Senate District 

Senate President's Appointee

Official Webpage ​

Representative Cabral-Guevara

Representative Rachael Cabral-Guevara

Appleton, WI
Assembly District 55​

Seat Designated for Assembly Member 

Representative Cabral-Guevara



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Vacant

City Name, WI
Assembly District

Seat Designated for Assembly Member

Official Website



Women’s Council Staff

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Christine Lidbury
Executive Director


 

Biography


 


Appointments

Women's Council appointments are made through the Governor's Appointment Office and the Offices of the Assembly Speaker and Senate President. 

 
For Governor's appointments, visit the "apply to serve" link on the Governor's website and complete the application form. 
For Legislative appointments, provide a letter and resume to the respective offices.  Contact information can be found at: 

  
 
Governor's Designee
Women's Council seat designated for the Governor, or his or her designee.