Stephanie Wilson Miller

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Today Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced the appointment of Danielle Williams to the County Executive’s office to be the Legislative Lobbyist. Longtime aide Mickey Beil will be retiring August 31st. Williams is a current member of the Dane County Board and has worked in the Wisconsin State Legislature.

“I am proud to appoint Danielle to this position,” said Parisi. “Danielle will be a great advocate for the citizens of Dane County and a great addition to our team.”

Williams is an attorney who has worked in the State Legislature for over 12 years, most recently serving as Legislative Director for Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling. Williams was first elected to the Dane County Board of Supervisors in April 2016. She served as Chair of the Area Agency on Aging Board, Vice-Chair of both the Public Works and Transportation Committee and UW-Extension Committee, and a member of the Human Services Board and Executive Committee. She previously served on the Personnel and Finance Committee and Land Conservation Committee.

Williams earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School, her master’s degree in public policy from New England College, and her bachelor’s degree in political science from Edgewood College.

“I thank County Executive Parisi for entrusting me with this position,” Williams said. “I look forward to working with our local, state, and federal partners to advocate for programs and policies that will improve the lives of Dane County residents.”

The County Board will need to approve the appointment, a resolution approving the appointment will be introduced at the County Board this evening.

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