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 may fill with a Governor's Designee. The Governor also appoints the Council's Chair.
Lt. Governor Sara Rodriguez
Denise Gaumer Hutchison
Green Bay, WI
Council Chair / Governor's Appointee
Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians
Deputy Secretary, WI Department of Financial Institutions
Sun Prairie, WI
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Stevens Point, WI
Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Senate President's Appointee
VACANCIES - One Assembly Speaker's Appointee, and one Senate President's Appointee
Senator Melissa Agard
Senate District 16
Senator Rachael Cabral-Guevara
Senate District 19
Representative Jodi Emerson
Eau Claire, WI
Assembly District 91
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: