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Barish, Lawrence S.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / State of Wisconsin 1989-1990 blue book
(1989-1990)

Biographies and photos,   pp. [1]-98 PDF (37.2 MB)


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MEMBERS OF STATE LEGISLATURE
Representative
  NELSEN
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Representative                Representative
   FORTIS                     NOTESTEIN
Betty Jo Nelsen (Rep.), 10th Assembly District
  Born Boston, Mass., Oct. 11, 1935; married; 3 children. Graduate Dedham
(Mass.) High School 1953;
B.S.E. Mass. State College 1957. Legislator. Member Wisconsin Bicentennial
Committee on the Constitution.
  Elected to Assembly in July 10, 1979 special election; reelected since
1980. Minority Leader 1987. Biennial
&ommittee assignments: 1989-- Jt. Com. on Finance (also 1985, 1983).
1987 Jt. Com. on Employment
Relations; Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization; Assembly Organization; Rules;
Disability Board; Legislative
Council (also 1985). 1985 Ways and Means; Legis. Coun. Com. on Municipal
Collective Bargaining Law
(also 1983). 1983 Environmental Resources; Judiciary; Jt. Com. for Review
of Administrative Rules; Com-
munity Development Finance Authority. 1981   Local Affairs (also 1979); Urban
Affairs and Housing; Jt.
Audit; Legis. Coun. Com. on Elderly Abuse. 1979  Commerce and Consumer Affairs;
Legis. Coun. Com. on
Unfair Sales Act.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-7671; District: (414) 964-1842.
  Voting address: 2640 E. Newton Avenue, Shorewood 53211.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 335B North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.
Louis G. Fortis (Dem.), 11th Assembly District
  Born Chicago, April 5, 1947. B.A. UW-Stevens Point 1969; M.A. and Ph.D.
in economics, Univ. of Massa-
chusetts. Legislator and business and economic consultant. Former executive
director, Wis. Community De-
velopment Finance Authority; president, Wis. Community Capital; adjunct professor
of economic develop-
ment, UW-Milwaukee; economics professor Smith College, high school teacher
and VISTA volunteer.
Member Friends of Havenwood; Sierra Club; Jobs with Peace; Friends of the
North Shore Library; ESHAC
Inc. (founding mbr.). Former member Wis. Partnership for Housing Development
(past mbr. of exec. com.);
State Job Training Coordinating Council; Wis. Cooperative Development Council
(past mbr. of exec. com).
Received "Clean 16" Environmental Decade Award 1988. Appointed
to NCSL's Commerce and Economic
Development Com.
  Elected to Assembly 1986; reelected 1988. Biennial committee assignments:
1989 - Jt. Survey Com. on
Debt Management (co-chp.); Jt. Com. for Review of Administrative Rules (vice
chp.); Financial Institutions
and Insurance (vice chp., mbr. 1987); Environmental Resources and Utilities
(vice chp. 1987); Housing, Secur-
ities and Corporate Policy; Select Com. on Health Care Financing (chp.).
1987 - Children and Human
Services; Housing and Securities; Trade, Industry and Small Business; Legislative
Council Com. on Health
Care Services and chp. of its Subcom. on a Wis. Health Insurance System.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-0486; District: (414) 351-6842.
  Voting address: 2123 West Kendall Avenue, Glendale 53209.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 123 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8952,
Madison 53708.
Barbara Notestein (Dem.), 12th Assembly District
  Born Madison, April 14, 1949. Graduate Whitefish Bay H.S.; B.A. Beloit
College 1971; M.S.W. University
0f Michigan 1975. Full-time legislator. Former VISTA volunteer and executive
director of the Hunger Task
Force of Milwaukee. Member National Women's Political Caucus of Milwaukee
(former pres.); Water Tower
Landmark Trust; Skylight Theater, Adv. Bd.; ESHAC; Jobs with Peace; Lower
Eastside Neighbors; Italian
Community Center; Wisconsin Heritages; Historic Third Ward Assn.
  Elected to Assembly 1984; reelected since 1986. Biennial committee assignments:
1989  Urban Education
(chp.); Children and Human Services (vice chp. 1987, mbr. 1985); Colleges
and Universities (also 1987); Natu-
ral Resources (also 1987); Ways and Means; Women's Council (mbr. since 1983).
1987  State Affairs (vice
chp.); Education; VTAE Bd. Advisory Com. on Displaced Homemakers; Legislative
Council Com. on
Targeted Educational Services. 1985  Government Operations (vice chp.); Criminal
Justice and Public
Safety; Education; Joint Committee on Audit; Select Com. on Work Incentives;
Legis. Coun. Com. on Mental
Health Issues.
  Telephone: Capitol: (608) 266-0650; District (414) 963-2188.
  Voting address: 3459 North Bremen Street, Milwaukee 53212.
  Mailing address: (office) Room 102 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953,
Madison 53708.


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