Madison Teachers, Inc., has endorsed Alder Lindsay Lemmer for Wisconsin State Assembly, District 48.
Madison Teachers is a member led organization which advocates for its members and students in order to advance quality public education for all students. Its members include teachers, educational professionals and paraprofessionals, educational assistants, substitute teachers, supportive educational employees (clerical and technical) and school security assistants who are employed by the Madison Metropolitan School District.
“It is an honor to earn the support of teachers, staff, and educators. Their work is more important than ever in these challenging times,” Alder Lemmer said. “In the State Legislature, I’ll prioritize investments in education at all levels including pre-kindergarten, our K-12 public schools, the UW System, technical colleges, and apprenticeships. And, I’ll stand up for our public schools.”
Alder Lindsay Lemmer is a Madison City Council member with a proven track record of solving tough problems. Throughout her career she has championed access to education, voting rights, environmental protection, access to health care, and economic opportunity for all.
Lindsay’s commitment to public service is extensive. A longtime member of the National Organization for Women (NOW), she is President of the Wisconsin chapter. She has also served as the Communications Chair for the Dane County Voter ID Coalition, working with the League of Women Voters and the NAACP on voting rights.
Lindsay has an MBA from Edgewood College and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She and her partner Adam Hills-Meyer live in the Heritage Heights neighborhood on Madison’s east side.