Gov. Evers: Announces staff appointments for governor’s office in Milwaukee

Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443

MILWAUKEE — Gov. Tony Evers today announced staff appointments for the governor’s office in Milwaukee.

Dr. Shandowlyon Hendricks-Williams will serve as the Milwaukee Director, Edwin Huertas will serve as the Milwaukee Deputy Director, and Revelle Williams will serve as the Milwaukee Constituent Services Manager.

“These folks are really talented, and I am excited to announce they’ll be leading our team in Milwaukee,” said Gov. Evers. “Our state’s success is tied to Milwaukee’s success, so it’s critically important that we work to rebuild the relationship between Milwaukee and our state, and that starts with these exceptional folks we’re announcing today.”

The Milwaukee Office staff will be attending community meetings, building new relationships, advising on policy as it relates to Milwaukee, and assisting constituents with a variety of issues.

Dr. Shandowlyon Hendricks-Williams, Milwaukee Office Director
A resident of the Thurston Woods neighborhood in Milwaukee, Dr. Hendricks-Williams is a graduate of Custer High School, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Springfield College, Cardinal Stritch University and earned her doctorate degree from National Louis University. Most recently she served as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Director of Wisconsin Education Opportunity Programs and she brings 25 years of experience in public, private, charter, and higher education. Dr. Hendricks-Williams is also involved with the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Project Hope Inc., and is the mother of two.

Edwin Huertas, Milwaukee Office Deputy Director
Native Milwaukeean and MPS alum, Edwin has worked on connecting underrepresented populations to private and government sectors to find common ground and solutions to social issues. Edwin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Community-Based Organizations Policy & Leadership and later worked as an AmeriCorps Public Ally. Most recently, Edwin has assisted with constituent and neighborhood relations and policy research for Milwaukee Alderman Michael Murphy and is currently completing his MBA from Marquette University as part of the Trinity Fellowship program, with an emphasis on social and economic justice.

Revelle Williams, Milwaukee Office Constituent Services Manager
Native Milwaukeean, Revelle has worked for the past 10 years as a Legislative Assistant and Constituent Relations Director for State Senator Lena Taylor. A former educator, Revelle has a background in youth and community programming and has worked to assist constituents with issues such as corrections, child welfare, and healthcare. Revelle is known for her personalized level of service and has been recognized in the past for her dedication to the community. In her free time, she is pursuing a degree in social work and loves to spend time with her beautiful family.

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