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Senator Dianne H. Hesselbein

Minority Caucus Vice-Chair

Senate District 27

(D - Middleton) Madison Office:
Room 3 South
State Capitol
PO Box 7882
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 266-6670

Denise Stromme Denise.Stromme@legis.wisconsin.gov
Margie Berkowitz Margie.Berkowitz@legis.wisconsin.gov
Geoff Gaston Geoff.Gaston@legis.wisconsin.gov


  • Born Madison, Wisconsin, March 10, 1971; married; 3 children.
  • Graduate La Follette High School (Madison), 1989; B.S. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1993; M.A. Edgewood College, 1996.
  • Full-time legislator.
  • Member: Dane County Democratic Party; Friends of Pheasant Branch; Middleton Action Team; VFW Auxiliary Council.
  • Former member: Parent Teacher Organization (president); Boy Scouts of America (cubmaster); Girl Scouts (troop leader); Monona Terrace Convention and Community Center Board.
  • Elected to Middleton-Cross Plains Area Board of Education, 2005-08; Dane County Board of Supervisors, 2008-14; Assembly 2012–20. Assistant Minority Leader 2021, 2019, 2017. Elected to Senate 2022. Minority Caucus Vice Chair 2023.

Member of Women's Council

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