Governor's Council on Workforce Investment

Full Council

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  • Council Co-Chairs
    Mary Isbister, President, General Metalworks Corporation, Mequon
  • Council Vice Chair
    Michael Laszkiewicz, Vice President and General Manager – Power Controls Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee
  • Council Executive Director
    Reggie Newson, Secretary, Department of Workforce Development, Madison


  • Kurt R. Bauer, President and CEO, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Madison
  • David Brukardt, Associate Vice President for Economic Development, University of Wisconsin System, UW Liaison - Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Madison
  • Jeffrey Clark, President/CEO, Waukesha Metal Products, Sussex
  • Mark Cullen, Chairman, J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc., Janesville
  • Tony Evers, Superintendent, Department of Public Instruction, Madison
  • Daniel Ferris, Vice President and General Counsel, Secura Insurance, Menasha
  • Morna Foy, President, Wisconsin Technical College System, Madison
  • Robert Gerbitz, President & CEO, Hendricks Commercial Properties, Beloit
  • Daniel Hartung, President, Hartung Brothers, Inc., Madison
  • Grailing Jones, Director – Owner/Operator Small Business Development, Schneider Finance, Inc., Green Bay
  • James Ladwig, County Executive, Racine County, Racine
  • Senator Julie Lassa (D), Wisconsin State Senate, 24th District
  • Janice Lemminger, Executive Vice President, D Mark Group d/b/a Manpower, Eau Claire
  • Terrance McGowan, President, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139, Milwaukee
  • Dan Mella, Assistant Superintendent/Director of Curriculum, Plymouth High School, Plymouth
  • David Mitchell, President/COO, Monarch Corporation, Milwaukee
  • Kent Olson, President, Olson Tire and Auto Services, Inc., Wausau
  • Alan Petelinsek, President/CEO, Power Test, Inc., Sussex
  • Representative Warren Petryk (R), Wisconsin State Assembly, 93rd District
  • Dawn Pratt, Human Resources/EEO Officer, Payne & Dolan, Fitchburg
  • Mark Reihl, Executive Director, Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters, Madison
  • Kitty Rhoades, Secretary, Department of Health Services, Madison
  • James Roberts, Jr., Center Director, MINACT Inc., Milwaukee Job Corps Center, Milwaukee
  • Patricia Schramm, Executive Director, Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin, Madison
  • Sarit Singhal, President/CEO, Superior Support Resources, Inc., Milwaukee
  • Victoria Strobel, Director, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield
  • Howard Teeter, President/Managing Partner, Anteco Pharma LLC, Lodi
  • Senator Tom Tiffany (R), Wisconsin State Senate, 12th District
  • S. Mark Tyler, President, OEM Fabricators, Inc., Woodville
  • Speaker Robin Vos (R), Wisconsin State Assembly, 63rd District
  • Daniel Vrakas, County Executive, Waukesha County, Waukesha
  • Wyman Winston, Executive Director, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, Madison
  • Representative Josh Zepnick (D), Wisconsin State Assembly, 9th District