Terese Berceau

Terese Berceau DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Terese BerceauDEMDemocrat American politician
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WIResidence (state)

Terese L. Berceau (born August 23, 1950) is an American politician who served as a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1999 until 2019. Berceau was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and graduated from the Green Bay East High School. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1973. She has been a resident of Madison, Wisconsin since 1969.Prior to being elected to the State Assembly, Berceau served four terms on the Dane County Board of Supervisors from 1992 to 2000, representing the 20th Supervisory District on Madison's west side. She was Vice Chair of the Board from 1996 to 1998. She also served on the City of Madison Community Development Authority from 1983 to 1992 and was a board member on the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Berceau was elected to represent the 76th Assembly District of Wisconsin in November 1998 after former State Representative Rebecca Young retired. The district number changed when Assembly districts were redrawn in 2011. The 77th District stretches from nearly Middleton in the north to Monona in the southeast and includes the area of Madison around the University of Wisconsin campus and the Village of Shorewood Hills. In the 1998 election, Berceau won with 71% of the total 22,603 votes cast, having a majority in all 26 wards.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Wisconsin, Madison
BS
1973
University of Wisconsin
Attended Urban/Regional Planning
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Member
Dane County Democratic Party
Assembly Member
Wisconsin State Assembly
1998 - 2019
Member
Board of Supervisors, Dane County
1992 - 2000
Vice Chair
Board of Supervisors, Dane County
1996 - 1998
Member
Community Development Authority, City of Madison
1983 - 1992
Career Services Coordinator
University of Wisconsin, Robert M. La Follette Institute
1983 - 1998
Magazine Editor
Wisconsin Counties Association
1981 - 1983
Former Consultant
Wisconsin Public Televsion
Former Real Estate Salesperson
Former Substitute Teacher
Other Experience1 - 22 of 22
Member
League of Conservation Voters
Current
Member
Friends of the Arboretum
Current
Member
Sierra Club
Current
Member
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin
Current
Member
National Organization of Women (NOW)
Current
Member
1000 Friends of Wisconsin
Current
Former Board Member
Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau
Former Board Member
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
Former Member
Dane Area Rapid Transit
Member
National Women's Political Caucus
Current
Chair
Community Development Authority, City of Madison
1989 - 1992
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Consumer Protection Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Constitution and Ethics Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Colleges and Universities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Campaigns and Elections Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Governor's Council on Domestic Abuse
Former Member
Children and Families Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Joint Legislative Audit Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Former Member
Local Government Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly
Member
Legislative and Policy Committee, Wisconsin Council on Mental Health