Joan A. Ballweg
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Joan A. Ballweg

State Senator, District 14
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Years of Age
21
Years of Experience
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Joan Ballweg (née Gottinger; born March 16, 1952) is an American politician and legislator, currently serving in the Wisconsin State Senate, representing the 14th senatorial district. She previously served eight terms in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was Mayor of Markesan, Wisconsin. She is a member of the Republican Party.

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Experience

Education

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University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education
1974
University of Wisconsin at Waukesha
Attended

Past Positions

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Senator
Wisconsin State Senate
2021 - Current
Assembly Member
Wisconsin State Assembly
2004 - 2021
Majority Caucus Chair
Wisconsin State Assembly
2011 - 2015
Mayor
City of Markesan
1991 - 1997
Alderperson
City Council, City of Markesan
1987 - 1991
Business Owner
Ballweg Implement Company
1976 - 1998
Co-Owner
Yard and Garden Store, Beaver Dam
1976 - Current
1st Grade Teacher
Memphis, Tennessee Public Schools
1974 - 1976

Other Experience

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Hosting Coordinator
Markesan AFS Chapter
Current
Member
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board
Current
Member
Waupun Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Green Lake County Farm Bureau
Current
Member
Women's Council
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Waupun Memorial Hospital
1999 - 2005
Chair
Board of Directors, Waupun Memorial Hospital
2002 - 2004
Former Secretary
Management Committee, Agnesian HealthCare Enterprises, Limited Liability Company
2003 - 2004
Member
Citizen School Building Committee
1997 - 1998
Charter Member
Markesan Parent Teacher Association
1987
Volunteer
Markesan District Schools
1986 - Current
Former Member
Waupun Chamber of Commerce
Former President
Markesan Parent Teacher Association
Former Treasurer
Markesan Chamber of Commerce
Member
Council of State Governments
Member
Midwest Legislative Council
Member
Midwestern Higher Education Commission
Current
Member
Green Lake County Farm Bureau
Current
Chair
Markesan Revitalization Committee
1984 - 1985
Former Chair
Labor and Workforce Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Co-Chair
Legislative Council, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Homeland Security and State Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Member
Southern Green Lake Ambulance Board
Former Chair
Task Force on Suicide Prevention, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Children and Families Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Rules Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Financial Institutions Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Mental Health Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Former Member
Joint Legislative Council
Former Member
Joint Committee for Review of Administration Rules, Wisconsin State Legislature
Former Member
Jobs and the Economy Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
International Affairs and Commerce Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Colleges and Universities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Tourism Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Regulatory Licensing Reform Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Member
Farm Safety Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin, Extension
Member
Grand River Fire District Board
Member
Speaker's Taskforce on Mental Health