Emerge Wisconsin Introduces their 2013 Class

Emerge Wisconsin Introduces their 2013 Class

Madison – Emerge Wisconsin is excited to announce their seventh class of Democratic women ready to run for elected office.  The 2013 Class follows in the footsteps of current and former elected officials, including Senator Jessica King ‘07 (Oshkosh), Representative JoCasta Zamarripa ’10 (Milwaukee), County Board Chairwoman Tara Johnson ‘10 (La Crosse) and Alderwoman Kelly Westlund ’11 (Ashland).

“Women across Wisconsin continue to be energized and motivated to run for office.  Inspired by the election of Senator Tammy Baldwin and the women running in their own backyards, Wisconsin women realize that elected office IS for them.  They are coming to Emerge Wisconsin to get the tools and resources to run and win!” Bethany Ordaz, Emerge Wisconsin Board Chair.

“We are excited to have a continued diversity of women apply and participate in the 2013 program.  The more women we continue to train across the state, the closer we get to equal representation of women at all levels of government.”  Wendy Strout, Emerge Wisconsin Executive Director. 

The Emerge Class of 2013 members are: Kelley Albrecht (Burlington); Julie Allen (Tomahawk); Marisabel Cabrera (West Allis); Lillian Cheesman (Milwaukee); Paula Cooper (Pardeeville); Jennifer Dye (Fitchburg); Patricia Hoeft (Oneida); Frances Irwin (Wausau); Julie Jansch (Green Bay); Karin Johnson (La Crosse); Kimberly Kane (Racine); Mary Kolar (Madison); Mabel Lamb-Stewart (Milwaukee); Chantia Lewis (Milwaukee); Margaret McInnis (Madison); Pat McPartland (Verona); Catherine Myers (Janesville); Karyl Rice (Madison); Sara Schulz (Genoa City);  Miriam Share (Middleton); Sequanna Taylor (Milwaukee); Karen Vieth (Madison); Kati Walsh (Madison); Emily Wunderlich (Baraboo).

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