2003 - 2004 LEGISLATURE
March 11, 2004 - Introduced by Representative Ward, cosponsored by Senator S.
Fitzgerald. Referred to Committee on Rules.
1Relating to: honoring Tom Letko for his dedicated service to the Wisconsin State
2Elections Board and to the people of the State of Wisconsin.
Whereas, Tom Letko, a dedicated employee of the State Elections Board, passed 4
away from unknown causes on Friday, September 5, 2003; and
Whereas, Tom Letko worked for the State Elections Board for more than 8 6
Whereas, Tom began his work as a campaign auditor in June of 1995, and since 8
the fall of 1999 Tom served as an elections specialist; and
Whereas, Tom was committed to assisting people who contacted the board for 10
information about the election process; and
Whereas, during the course of his work, Tom earned the respect and friendship 12
of many local election officials, candidates for public office, and members of the public 13
who contacted the Elections Board for information and assistance; and
Whereas, the Elections Board often received written notes or telephone calls 2
from agency clientele expressing appreciation for Tom's knowledge, patience, and 3
Whereas, Tom was also active in the community, serving in the Uptown 5
Madison Toastmasters Club, where he had been president and recently completed 6
a term as area governor and was serving as the vice president for education up to the 7
time of his death; and
Whereas, Tom Letko left behind his loving wife, Amber, and 6 wonderful 9
children; now, therefore, be it
10Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That
the members of the 11
Wisconsin legislature honor Tom Letko for his dedicated service to the Wisconsin 12
State Elections Board and to the people of the State of Wisconsin and send our 13
deepest condolences to Tom's family during their time of need; and, be it further
the assembly chief clerk shall send copies of this joint 15
resolution to his wife, Amber, and to the Elections Board.