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Senator Janet Bewley

Minority Leader

Senate District 25

(D - Mason) Madison Office:
Room 206 South
State Capitol
PO Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707
Telephone:
(608) 266-3510
(800) 469-6562
Fax:
(608) 282-3565

Staff:
Joseph Hoey Joseph.Hoey@legis.wisconsin.gov
Allyson Duffy Allyson.Duffy@legis.wisconsin.gov
Ryan Lashua Ryan.Lashua@legis.wisconsin.gov
Samantha Linden Samantha.Linden@legis.wisconsin.gov
Joseph Splinter Joseph.Splinter@legis.wisconsin.gov
Ryan VanLanduyt Ryan.VanLanduyt@legis.wisconsin.gov

Biography

  • Born Painesville, Ohio, November 10, 1951; married; 5 children, 5 grandchildren.
  • Graduate James Ford Rhodes High School (Cleveland, Ohio), 1969; B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1973; M. Ed., University of Maine, 1977.
  • Full-time legislator. Former Community Relations Officer, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority; former Dean of Students, Northland College; former executive director, Mary H. Rice Foundation.
  • Member: Original cast member at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua and current member of the Rittenhouse Chamber Singers; Wisconsin Family Impact Seminar (advisory board member); Wisconsin Paper Caucus (vice chair); Democratic National Committee.
  • Former Member: Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse; Fostering Futures Policy Advisory Committee.
  • Recipient: Wisconsin Association of Free & Charitable Clinics Legislative Advocate of the Year 2019; Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Legislator of the Year 2018; Wisconsin Economic Development Association Champion of Economic Development 2018; Wisconsin Builders Association Friend of Housing 2018, 2016, 2014; Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association Enlightened Legislator of the Year 2018; Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Champion 2018, 2014, 2012; Wisconsin Brewers Guild Friend of Wisconsin Craft Brewers 2013.
  • Ashland City Council, 2007–09.
  • Elected to Assembly 2010–12. Elected to Senate 2014. Leadership positions: Assistant Minority Leader 2017.
  • Additional appointments, 2017: Wisconsin Council on Forestry; Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse.

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