Kathy Bernier

Kathy Bernier REPRepublican

American politician

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Kathy BernierREPRepublican American politician
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WIResidence (state)

Kathleen M. "Kathy" Bernier (born April 29, 1956) is an American politician in Wisconsin who served as a member of the Wisconsin State Senate representing the 23rd district from 2019–2023. She previously was the Chippewa County Clerk from 1998–2011, and served in the Wisconsin State Assembly for the 68th district from 2011 to 2019. In March 2018, Bernier announced that she would run to represent the 23rd district in the Wisconsin State Senate, an open seat due to the retirement of Terry Moulton. She was elected in the November election.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
Graduated Public Management Essentials
2005
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
BA Political Science
1998
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Majority Caucus Vice Chair
Wisconsin State Senate
2021 - 2023
Senator
Wisconsin State Senate
2019 - 2023
Assembly Member
Wisconsin State Assembly
2010 - 2019
Chippewa County Clerk
1999 - 2011
Elections Inspector
Anson, Chippewa
Other Experience1 - 32 of 32
Member
Chippewa Valley Outdoors Alliance
Current
Member
Wisconsin Counties Organization
Current
Member
American Legislative Exchange Council
Current
Member
Wisconsin Chapter, National Foundation for Women Legislators
Current
Member
Lake Hallie Optimists Club
Current
Member
Chippewa Falls Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Wisconsin Women in Government
Current
Former President
Chippewa County Clerk Association
Former Member
Chippewa County Humane Association
Former Member
Kiwanis Noon Club
Former Member
Wisconsin County Constitutional Officers
Former Treasurer
Wisconsin County Clerks Association
Member
United States Elections Assistance Commission Board of Advisors
Member
Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce
Member
Marshfield Chamber of Commerce
Former Member
Tourism Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Chair
Elections, Ethics and Rural Issues Committee, Wisconsin State Senate
Former Chair
Campaigns and Elections Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Co-Chair
Joint Retirement Systems Survey Committee, Wisconsin State Senate
Former Member
Workforce Development Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Rural Development and Mining Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Aging and Long-Term Care Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Tourism Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions Committee, Wisconsin State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Elections and Campaign Reform, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Health Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Family Law Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Elections and Redistricting Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Former Vice Chair
Local Government, Small Business, Tourism and Workforce Development Committee, Wisconsin State Senate