Civic
Kenosha County Farm Bureau Member 
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheatland
St. John Catholic Church, Twin Lakes
Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association
Republican Party of Kenosha County
American Legion Auxiliary, Twin Lakes Post 544
Former Member VFW Auxiliary, Bloomfield Center Post 5830
Former Member of Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce
Former Member of Southeast Wisconsin Council of Boy Scouts of America Advisory Board
Former Member Carthage College Advisory Committee for the Division of the Social Sciences
Member of Kenosha Area Business Alliance
Member of Twin Lakes Chamber

Awards
Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha

•  Public Partner Award 2010

Wisconsin American Legion - www.wilegion.org

•  Legislator of the Year 2007

American Legion Kenosha County Council

•  Honor of Appreciation  - Kenosha County Law Day - June 21, 2001

•  Certificate of Appreciation – Kenosha County Law Day  - May 1, 1998

Wisconsin Funeral Director Association

•  Friend of Funeral Service Award 2006

Recreational Vehicles Industry Association

•  National Legislative Award

Wilmot Union High School

•  Hall of Fame Inductee 2004

American Council of Young Political Leaders

•  Delegate – 2004 - www.acypl.org

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

•  Friends of Agriculture 2003-04, 2005-06

American Legion Kenosha County Council

•  Honor of Appreciation (Kenosha County Law Day) June 27, 2001

Wisconsin Builders Association

•  Friend of Housing Industry – 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2014

American Legion Kenosha County Council

•  Certificate of Appreciation (Kenosha County Law Day) May 1, 1998

Republican Party of Wisconsin “Top County Award” 1998 and 1999

•  Republican Party of Kenosha County

Republican Party of Wisconsin Campbell Award 1998 to present

Personal
Lifelong resident of Kenosha County, Wisconsin
Age: 42
Proud mother of two energetic sons

Education
Graduate of Wilmot High School
University of Wisconsin Whitewater
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science

  • Minor in Criminal Justice


Professional 
Elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly November 7, 2000
Re-elected 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014
Former Chief of Staff to State Representative Cloyd Porter

  • Staff member of the Joint Committee on Finance

  • Staff member of the 1999-2001 Budget Conference Committee


Committee Assignments 2016-2017
Co-Chair of Joint Audit Committee
Member of Ways and Means Committee
Member of Judiciary and Ethics Committee
Member of Children and Families  Committee


Local Community Committees
Member of the Kenosha County Local Emergency Planning Committee

Meet Samantha