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WCA Officers for 2014-2015: Milwaukee County Supervisor Willie Johnson, Jr. Elected President
- Posted on October 7, 2014
Wood County Board Chair Pliml Vice President; Eau Claire County Board Chair Moore Second V.P.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Willie Johnson, Jr. has been elected president of the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) during the 76th WCA Annual Conference in Sauk County.
“Supervisor Johnson, Jr. is a strong and solid leader who understands the big issues facing not only Milwaukee County, but also the rest of Wisconsin,” said WCA Executive Director Mark D. O'Connell. “He is an integral part of this organization and we are excited to continue our work with him on the WCA Board.”
Supervisor Johnson, Jr.'s term as president will run through September of 2015.
Other WCA officers elected at the conference for the 2014-2015 term include Wood County Board Chair Lance Pliml as vice president and Eau Claire County Board Chair Gregg Moore as second vice president. The immediate past president is Sauk County Board Chair Marty Krueger.
“We are grateful to our new officers, as well as the entire WCA Board, for their dedication to this association and commitment to counties,” said O'Connell. “The year ahead is going to be a good one and with a new legislative session starting in January, we will continue to work toward common goals that will benefit all taxpayers.”
The Wisconsin Counties Association represents the interests of county governments at both the state and federal levels and is located in Madison, Wisconsin. Find us on Facebook and Twitter (@WisCounties).