The mission of the 911 Subcommittee is to advise and make recommendations to the Interoperability Council regarding minimum standards for public safety interoperable communications systems facilities and equipment used by dispatch centers and certification criteria for persons who operate public safety interoperable communications systems for dispatch centers.
|https://dma.wi.gov/DMA/oec/programs/interop||Health & Medicine, Legal|
The mission of the Commission is to develop and encourage means of expanding access to the civil justice system for unrepresented low-income Wisconsin residents.
The Accounting Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(1) to contribute to the accounting profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 442.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Accounting/Default.aspx||Business & Finance|
The Council on Affirmative Action shall serve in a direct advisory capacity to the director of the Office of State Employee Relations, and as part of that relationship shall evaluate the progress of affirmative action programs throughout the civil service system, seek compliance with state and federal regulations and recommend improvements in the state’s affirmative action efforts as an employer.
|https://dpm.wi.gov/Pages/HR_Admin/State-Council-on-Affirmative-Action-Diversity-Awards.aspx||Arts & Humanities, Labor, Social Services|
The mission of the Board on Aging and Long Term Care is to advocate for the interests of the state's long term care consumers, to inform those consumers of their rights, and to educate the public at large about health care systems and long term care.
|http://longtermcare.wi.gov/||Health & Medicine|
The Board directs and supervises the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.
|https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/ATCPBoard.aspx||Agriculture & Environment, Business & Finance|
The mission of the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (SCAODA) is to enhance the quality of life for Wisconsin citizens by preventing alcohol and other drug abuse and its consequences.
|https://scaoda.wisconsin.gov/||Health & Medicine, Social Services|
The Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Professional Land Surveyors licenses and regulates the design professions of architects, landscape architects, professional engineers, designers of engineering systems, engineers-in-training and professional land surveyors. It also regulates firms, partnerships and corporations that provide architectural, engineering and designer of engineering systems services.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/AE/Default.aspx||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Wisconsin Arts Board is the state agency which nurtures creativity, cultivates expression, promotes the arts, supports the arts in education, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage.
|https://artsboard.wisconsin.gov/Pages/home.aspx||Arts & Humanities|
The Athletic Trainers Affiliated Credentialing Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.406(4) to contribute to the athletic training profession, is affiliated with the Medical Examining Board and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448, subch. VI.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/AthleticTrainers/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Auctioneer Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(3) to contribute to the auctioneering profession and works with the Department of Safety and Professional Services as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 480.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Auctioneer/Default.aspx||Business & Finance|
The Council shall have the mission to advise the Department of Health Services on strategies for implementing statewide supports and services for children with autism
|https://autismcouncil.wisconsin.gov/home.htm||Child Care, Health & Medicine|
The Board is responsible for advising the Division of Banking. The Board reviews the acts, orders, and determinations made by the Division of Banking, when the Division’s actions or decisions are challenged.
|Business & Finance|
The Banking Review Board advises the Division of Banking regarding the banking industry in Wisconsin and reviews the division’s administrative actions.
|Business & Finance|
Providing cooperative planning and funding solutions to foster healthy and thriving communities within the region.
|https://baylakerpc.org/||Regional Planning Commissions|
The Council shall consider all matters relating to unifying the efforts of state agencies in encouraging use of the bicycle as an alternative form of transportation, promoting bicycle safety, education and regulation, promoting bicycling as a tourist and recreational activity and disseminating information on available state and federal funding for bicycle related activities and facilities to counties and municipalities, review the bicycle related programs of state agencies and make recommendations to such agencies to assure a coordinated state bicycle program, submit reports to the governor and the legislature including an annual report, reviewing state bicycle programs and making recommendations for legislation as appropriate.
|Entertainment & Recreation|
The Council advises and assists with the Department of Health Services and the Department of Children and Families in the development and administration of early intervention services for infants and toddlers with developmental delays and their families.
The Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation is a public nonprofit corporation, created by 1985 Wisconsin Act 26 to receive the donation of the Bradley Center, a sports and entertainment facility located in Milwaukee County, from the Bradley Center Corporation. Its responsibility is to own and operate the center for the economic and recreational benefit of the citizens of Wisconsin.
|Business & Finance, Entertainment & Recreation|
The State of Wisconsin Building Commission coordinates the state building program and establishes long-range plans for development of the state’s physical plant
|https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/DoingBusiness/StateBuildProgram.aspx||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Burial Sites Preservation Board shall review determinations of the director and the division of hearings and appeals in the department of administration. It shall also review disposition actions taken by the director and, as it deems appropriate, approve transfer of burial sites.
|https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS3252||Arts & Humanities|
The Cemetery Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(3m) to provide advisory services on matters relating to cemeteries and works with the Department of Safety and Professional Services as defined in Wis. Stat. Ch. 440, subch. IX.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Cemetery/Default.aspx||Arts & Humanities|
The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board is committed to mobilizing research and practices that prevent the occurrence of child maltreatment.
|https://preventionboard.wi.gov/Pages/Homepage.aspx||Child Care, Education, Social Services|
The Chiropractic Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(5) to contribute to the chiropractic profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 446.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Chiropractic/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The State of Wisconsin Claims Board is governed by section 16.007 of the Wisconsin Statutes and considers money claims against the State.
|http://claimsboard.wi.gov/||Business & Finance, Legal|
The mission of the Wisconsin Coastal Management Council is to advise the Governor on issues pertaining to the Great Lakes Coast and on coastal management issues and provide policy direction for Wisconsin’s coastal management efforts.
|https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/LocalGovtsGrants/CoastalAdvisoryCouncil.aspx||Agriculture & Environment|
The mission of the College Savings Program Board is to administer a college savings program that allows an individual to establish a college savings account to cover tuition, fees, etc. required for attendance at an eligible educational institution under 26 USC 529.
|http://529.wi.gov/section.asp?linkid=1805&locid=188||Business & Finance, Education|
The Commercial Building Code Council is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.407(18) to advise the Department of Safety and Professional Services on the uniform commercial building code, as set forth in Wis. Stat. § 101.023.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/CommercialBuilding/Default.aspx||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Controlled Substances Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(5g) to provide advisory services on matters relating to controlled substances and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 961.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/CSB/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine, Legal|
The Conveyance Safety Code Council was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.407(14) to advise the Department of Safety and Professional Services on matters related to elevators, escalators and other passenger lifts as set forth in Wis. Stat. § 101.986.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/ConveyanceSafety/Default.aspx||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Cosmetology Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(17) to contribute to the cosmetology profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. Ch. 454.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Cosmetology/Default.aspx||Business & Finance, Health & Medicine|
The Credit Union Review Board advises the Office of Credit Unions regarding credit unions in Wisconsin. It reviews rules and regulations issued by the office; acts as an appeals board for persons aggrieved by any act of the office, and may require the office to submit its actions for approval.
|Business & Finance|
The Crime Victims Rights Board may review complaints regarding the rights of a crime victim as provided in Wis. State Chapter 950 and the state constitution.
The vision of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is to make the criminal justice system a better investment toward improving the quality of life in Wisconsin.
If any bill that is introduced in either house of the legislature proposes to create a new crime or revise a penalty for an existing crime and the bill is referred to a standing committee of the house in which it is introduced, the chairperson may request the joint review committee to prepare a report on the bill
The Council advises the Governor, the Department of Health Services, and the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing about issues and concerns affecting over 500,000 people in Wisconsin who are deaf, hard of hearing, and/or deaf-blind.
|https://dhhcouncil.wisconsin.gov/||Health & Medicine|
The Board sets policy, contracts with investment and administrative service providers, and oversees administration of the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program.
|https://etf.wi.gov/about-etf/governing-boards/deferred-compensation-board||Business & Finance|
The Dentistry Examining Board believes the citizens of Wisconsin need unrestricted access to dental services for public health and safety. We believe the dental profession is able to use their training, education, experience and expertise to determine the best course of care for our Wisconsin residents and our patients.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Dentistry/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The mission of the Board is to unite ALL of Wisconsin in supporting our citizens with developmental disabilities to lead their most independent lives.
|https://wi-bpdd.org/||Child Care, Health & Medicine|
The Dietitians Affiliated Credentialing Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.406(2) to contribute to the dietetic profession, is affiliated with the Medical Examining Board and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448, subch. V.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/Dietitians/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The mission of the Board is to benefit students and improve efficiency, ensuring that Wisconsin public and private higher education institutions can offer high quality educational opportunities to out-of-state students and comply with requirements in serving these students in an efficient and cost-effective way by entering into a SARA.
The Council on Domestic Abuse advises the secretary of the Department of Children and Families and the legislature on domestic abuse funding and policy issues, and serves as sounding board for citizens of the state on domestic abuse issues.
|https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/domesticabuse||Legal, Social Services|
The Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Council advises the department on matters related to the Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Program, which is administered by DNR and provides awards to dry cleaning establishments for assistance in the investigation and cleanup of environmental contamination.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Brownfields/Dryclean.html||Agriculture & Environment|
The mission of the Council is to help ensure that all children and families in Wisconsin have access to quality early childhood programs and services.
The Commission is the final authority for granting discretionary paroles or early release from prison. The Commission conducts interviews with eligible inmates sentenced to the custody of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
The Commission's main stated purpose is the function and duty of preparing and adopting a comprehensive plan for the physical development of the region.
|https://www.ecwrpc.org/||Regional Planning Commissions|
The Education Commission of the States was established to develop national cooperation among executive, legislative, educational, and lay leaders of the various states.
The Educational Communications Board oversees statewide instructional telecommunications programming and a public broadcasting system for the cultural and educational needs of the state’s citizens.
The Wisconsin Elections Commission administers and enforces Wisconsin elections law.
The Council is charged to develop administrative rules and guidance on implementing electronic recording of land documents by Wisconsin Registers of Deeds.
|http://ercwis.wi.gov/||Business & Finance, Science & Technology|
The mission of the Board is to address specific issues and develop recommendations on topics related to Emergency Medical Services.
|https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/ems/boards/index.htm||Health & Medicine, Legal|
The board approves all administrative rules; authorizes payment of all retirement annuities, except those for disability; and hears appeals of benefit determinations.
|https://etf.wi.gov/about-etf/governing-boards/employee-trust-funds-board||Business & Finance, Labor|
The mission of the commission is to promote peaceful and harmonious labor-management relations by professionally and impartially administering Wisconsin’s municipal, state and private sector labor relations statutes to protect and promote the interrelated interests of the public, the employee and the employer.
The mission of the Ethics Commission is to promote and strengthen the faith and confidence of the people of Wisconsin in their government, support the operation of open and responsible government, preserve the integrity of the governmental decision-making process, and protect the rights of individuals through the administration of Wisconsin’s campaign finance, lobbying, and ethics laws, and through readily available and understandable disclosure of information.
|https://ethics.wi.gov/Pages/home.aspx||Business & Finance, Legal|
The Council’s mission is to measurably improve the financial literacy, capability, and financial inclusion of Wisconsin’s residents through the actions listed in Executive Order #106 and shall serve as a continuous sounding board for the Office of the Governor, the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), and DFI’s Office of Financial Literacy.
|https://www.wdfi.org/OFL/govcouncilfinlit/||Business & Finance|
The Council advises the governor, legislature, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Commerce, and other state agencies on a host of forestry issues in the state.
|https://councilonforestry.wi.gov/Pages/home.aspx||Agriculture & Environment|
The Fox River Navigational System Authority manages the 17 locks on the Fox River. Of the 17 locks, 16 have been restored to full working order and are a recreational, historic, and economic asset to northeast Wisconsin.
|https://www.foxlocks.org/||Agriculture & Environment, Business & Finance, Legal|
The Funeral Directors Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(16) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 445.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/FuneralDirectors/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine, Social Services|
The Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(2m) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 470. The Board convenes to address matters of joint interest and is divided into 3 Sections to address matters specific to its respective professional areas.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/GHSS/Default.aspx||Agriculture & Environment, Science & Technology|
The Governor's Committee is dedicated to enhancing the health and general well-being of people of all ages with disabilities in Wisconsin.
|https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/gcpd/index.htm ||Health & Medicine, Social Services|
The Great Lakes Commission represents, advises and assists its member states and provinces by fostering dialogue, developing consensus, facilitating collaboration and speaking with a unified voice to advance collective interests and responsibilities to promote economic prosperity and environmental protection and to achieve the balanced and sustainable use of Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River basin water resources.
|https://www.glc.org/||Agriculture & Environment, Business & Finance|
The Commission coordinates fisheries research, controls the invasive sea lamprey, and facilitates cooperative fishery management among the state, provincial, tribal, and federal agencies.
|http://www.glfc.org/||Agriculture & Environment, Science & Technology|
The Fund’s mission is to identify, demonstrate and promote regional action to enhance the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem.
|http://glpf.org/||Agriculture & Environment|
The Board sets policy and oversees administration of the group health, life insurance, and income continuation insurance plans for state employees and retirees and the group health and life insurance plans for local employers who choose to offer them. The Board also can provide other insurance plans, if employees pay the entire premium.
|https://etf.wi.gov/about-etf/governing-boards/group-insurance-board||Business & Finance|
The Hearing and Speech Examining Board is created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(6m) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 459.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/HearingSpeech/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB) is the state agency responsible for the management and oversight of the state's student financial aid system for Wisconsin residents attending institutions of higher education.
|http://www.heab.state.wi.us/||Business & Finance, Education|
The Council on Highway Safety advises the Secretery of the Department of Transporation on matters relating to highway safety.
The Historic Preservation Review Board approves nominations to the Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places upon recommendation of the State Historic Preservation Officer or the officer’s designee. It approves the distribution of federal grants-in-aid for preservation; advises the state historical society; and requests comments from planning departments of affected municipalities, local landmark commissions, and local historical societies regarding properties being considered for nomination to the state and national register.
|https://wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS3564||Arts & Humanities|
The board enables the state to participate in the grants program of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, which coordinates the preservation of historic records in the United States and approves the availability and use of historical records as keys to improved understandings of our cultural heritage. The Board also has the responsibility to help Wisconsin organizations improve the preservation and access of their historical records and to help Wisconsin organizations improve the preservation and access of their historical records.
|https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS3558||Arts & Humanities|
The State Historical Society is under the direction and supervision of the board of curators. The State Historical Society of Wisconsin has a statutory duty to collect and preserve historical and cultural resources related to Wisconsin and to make them available to the public.
|https://wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS3555||Arts & Humanities|
The Wisconsin Homeland Security Council advises the governor, coordinates state and local prevention and response efforts, and produces periodic homeland security reports.
The mission of the Wisconsin Humanities Council is to strengthen the roots of community life through educational and cultural programs that inspire civic participation and individual imagination.
|https://wisconsinhumanities.org/about/board/||Arts & Humanities|
The mission of the Council is to develop a State Plan for Independent Living in collaboration with other stakeholders; monitor and accomplish state plan objectives; pledge full support to the independent living philosophy: allowing people with disabilities to direct the types of service and support they need to live independently; offer advocacy for the rights of people with disabilities; and champion resource development for the expansion of the independent living network in Wisconsin.
|https://ilcwis.org/||Health & Medicine|
The Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund's mission is to provide excess medical malpractice coverage to Wisconsin health care providers and to ensure that funds are available to compensate injured patients.
|https://oci.wi.gov/Pages/Funds/IPFCFBoardOfGovernors.aspx||Business & Finance, Health & Medicine|
The goal of the Council is to establish and periodically review a statewide policy with the purpose of preventing and ending homelessness in this state.
The Interstate Adult Offender Supervision Board officially appoints the Wisconsin representative to the national commission. The board advises the Wisconsin Department of Corrections on its participation in the compact and on the operation of the compact within this state.
The Advisory Board will receive reports and provide guidance about the development of rules by the Interstate Commission, and other Commission activities including dispute resolution, sanctions and data collection. Board members will identify issues they believe should be resolved on a national level, which might include sex offender registration, payment for services to youth and families, response to violation reports and detention of runaways.
The mission of the Invasive Species Council is to assist the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in establishing a statewide program to control invasive species.
|https://invasivespecies.wi.gov/||Agriculture & Environment, Science & Technology|
The Commission's mission is to hold Wisconsin judges and court commissioners accountable for violations of the Wisconsin Code of Judicial Conduct while maintaining the independence of the judiciary so necessary to the proper functioning of a democracy.
The Council is authorized to advise the Supreme Court and the legislature on any matter affecting the administration of justice in Wisconsin, and it may recommend legislation to change the procedure, jurisdiction, or organization of the courts. The Council studies the rules of pleading, practice, and procedure and advises the Supreme Court about changes that will simplify procedure and promote a speedy disposition of litigation.
The Committee shall recommend individuals to the Governor for appointment to judicial office in accordance with the principles outlined above, paying special attention to an applicant’s reputation as an attorney, work ethic, temperament, intelligence, legal skills, experience, integrity, writing ability and judicial philosophy.
The purpose of the Juvenile Corrections Grant Committee is to establish and administer the Juvenile Corrections Grant Program.
|https://doc.wi.gov/Pages/AboutDOC/GrantCommittee.aspx||Business & Finance, Legal|
The Juvenile Corrections Study Committee researches and develops recommendations for rules governing the services and programming provided to juveniles in secured residential care centers for children and youth.
The Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act requires the composition and appointment of an advisory committee to carry out the functions designated in the Act and requires that its members be appointed by the Chief Executive of each state. The commission is to advise the Governor and the Legislature on matters concerning Juvenile Justice.
The objective of the Board is to manage land in the Kickapoo Valley Reserve to preserve and enhance its unique environmental, scenic and cultural features, to provide facilities for the use and enjoyment of visitors to the reserve and to promote the reserve as a destination for vacationing and recreation.
|http://kvr.state.wi.us/About-Us/Management||Agriculture & Environment|
The Labor and Industry Review Commission is a quasi-judicial body, which handles petitions seeking review of the decisions of the Department of Workforce Development related to unemployment insurance, worker’s compensation, fair employment, and public accommodations.
The Laboratory of Hygiene, headed by a director appointed by the UW Board of Regents, provides complete laboratory services for appropriate state agencies and local health departments in the areas of water quality, air quality, public health, and contagious diseases.
|http://www.slh.wisc.edu/about/board/||Health & Medicine, Science & Technology|
Among other functions, the Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board reviews and considers applications for a transfer of license and approves or denies applications on the basis of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources. The Board may also advise the Department of Natural Resources on all other commercial fishing matters relating to Lake Michigan.
|Agriculture & Environment|
Among other functions, the Lake Superior Commercial Fishing Board reviews and considers applications for a transfer of license and approves or denies applications on the basis of rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources. The Board may also advise the Department of Natural Resources on all other commercial fishing matters relating to Lake Superior.
|Agriculture & Environment|
The Land and Water Conservation Board reviews county land and water plans and makes recommendations, recommends how the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection should allocate conservation funds to counties, approves releases from farmland preservation agreements, and provides a forum to discuss emerging soil and water conservation issues.
|https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/LandWaterConservationBoard.aspx||Agriculture & Environment|
The Law Enforcement Standards Board sets minimum employment, education, and training standards for law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, and jail and security detention officers. It certifies persons who meet the standards as qualified to be officers
The Council on Library and Network Development advises the state superintendent and the administrator of the Division for Libraries, Technology and Community Learning on the performance of their duties regarding library service.
|https://dpi.wi.gov/coland||Education, Entertainment & Recreation|
The mission of the Authority is to serve the citizens of the Lower Fox River area and the state by facilitating cleanup of the river to maintain and improve the scenic, physical, historic and environmental character of the navigational system.
|Business & Finance, Legal|
The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board is responsible for protecting and preserving the scenic beauty and natural character of the riverway.
|http://lwr.state.wi.us/||Agriculture & Environment|
The Madison Cultural Arts District Board manages the Overture Center for the Arts, which is owned by the Overture Development Corporation.
|https://www.cityofmadison.com/clerk/meeting-schedule/committee/madison-cultural-arts-district-board||Arts & Humanities|
The Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7c) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 457. The Board convenes to address matters of joint interest and is divided into three Sections to address matters specific to its respective professional areas.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MPSW/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine, Social Services|
The Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Affiliated Credentialing Board, created in Wis. Stat. § 15.406(6) to contribute to the massage and bodywork therapy professions, is affiliated with the Medical Examining Board and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 460.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/MassageTherapyBodywork/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The elected members of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Board of Trustees are business executives, philanthropists and distinguished community leaders, pooling their wealth of knowledge and experience to enhance our mission and help shape our future.
|https://www.mcw.edu/about-mcw/leadership/board-of-trustees||Health & Medicine|
The Medical Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7) to contribute to the medical profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact is an agreement between the states of Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin that provides for the cooperative and safe disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste.
|https://midwestcompact.org/||Agriculture & Environment|
The Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission brings together state leaders from across the region on a bipartisan basis to advocate for passenger rail improvements.
|http://miprc.org/||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Midwestern Higher Education Compact brings together midwestern states to develop and support best practices, collaborative efforts, and cost-sharing opportunities. Through these efforts it works to ensure strong, equitable postsecondary educational opportunities and outcomes for all.
Duties of the Council include advising the Department of Workforce Development on matters affecting migrant workers, ascertaining working conditions of migrants, ensuring coordination of federal and state statutes regarding migrant workers, and reviewing rules submitted by the Department.
The purpose of the Council is to assist the governor by working with the state's military installations, commands and communities, state agencies, and economic development professionals to develop and implement strategies designed to enhance those military installations.
The Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council makes recommendations to the Department of Children and Families and the legislature regarding policies and plans to improve the child welfare system in Milwaukee County, including a neighborhood-based system for delivery of services.
|https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/mcps/partnership-council||Child Care, Social Services|
The Mississippi River Parkway Commission coordinates development and preservation of Wisconsin’s portion of the Great River Road corridor along the Mississippi River.
|https://mrpcmembers.com/||Agriculture & Environment, Entertainment & Recreation|
The mission of the Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission is to provide planning and economic development
services to improve the region’s environment, economy and quality of life.
|http://mrrpc.com/||Regional Planning Commissions|
The mission of the board is to be a high quality, customer-focused facility that serves as a community gathering place, a tourism destination, and a catalyst for economic activity for the City of Madison, Dane County and the State of Wisconsin.
|https://www.mononaterrace.com/about-us/||Business & Finance, Entertainment & Recreation|
The National and Community Service Board oversees the planning and implementation of AmeriCorps State programs in Wisconsin that meet previously unmet human, public safety, educational, and environmental needs.
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board sets policy for the Department of Natural Resources and exercises authority and responsibility in accordance with state laws.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/about/NRB||Agriculture & Environment|
The Council carries out studies and provides advice and consultation to the legislature, governor, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Transportation on all matters related to nonmotorized recreation and transportation trails, including trail planning, acquisition, development, maintenance and management.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/parks/nrttc||Agriculture & Environment, Entertainment & Recreation|
The North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is a public agency dedicated to providing professional planning services to member local governments. We provide both local and regional assistance in the areas of economic development, geographic information systems (GIS), intergovernmental cooperation, land use planning and transportation.
|https://www.ncwrpc.org/||Regional Planning Commissions|
The Nursing Home Administrators Examining Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7m) to contribute to the nursing home administration profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 456.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/NHA/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Board of Nursing was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7g) to contribute to the nursing profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 441.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Nursing/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Occupational Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board, created in Wis. Stat. § 15.406(5) to contribute to the occupational therapy profession, is affiliated with the Medical Examining Board and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448, subch. VII.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/OT/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
Among other functions provided in Wis. Stat. § 301.095, the Council on Offender Re-Entry coordinates reentry initiatives across the state, researches federal grant opportunities, and annually submits a report detailing the progress of the Council’s work and recommendations on policy initiatives that are consistent with the duties of the Council.
The Off-Highway Motorcycle Council may make recommendations to the Department of Natural Resources on matters relating to off-highway motorcycle corridors, off-highway motorcycle routes, and any other matters relating to the operation of off-highway motorcycles.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/aid/Meetings.html||Entertainment & Recreation|
The Off-Road Vehicle Council shall provide advice and make recommendations to the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Transportation, the Governor, and the legislature on all matters relating to all-terrain vehicle trails and all-terrain vehicle routes.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/aid/Meetings.html||Entertainment & Recreation|
The Optometry Examining Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(8) to contribute to the optometry profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 449.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Optometry/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Pardon Advisory Board reviews all applications for executive clemency for which a hearing is held and makes recommendations to the Governor as to each.
The Parole Commission is the final authority for granting discretionary paroles or early release from prison. The Commission conducts interviews with eligible inmates sentenced to the custody of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
The Perfusionists Examining Council was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.407(2m) to contribute to the perfusion profession, and shares authority with the Medical Examining Board as outlined in Wis. Stat. § 448.40.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/Perfusionists/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Pharmacy Examining Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(9) to contribute to the pharmacy profession, and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 450.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Pharmacy/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The mission of the Council is to develop and implement a state plan for services to people with physical disabilities, advise and make recommendations to state agencies on relevant legislation, promote public awareness about the abilities of and barriers to people with physical disabilities, encourage the development of programs and policies that prevent physical disabilities, and submit recommendations in an annual report to the state legislature.
|https://cpd.wisconsin.gov/||Health & Medicine, Social Services|
The Physical Therapy Examining Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.045(7r) to contribute to the physical therapy profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448, Subch. III.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/PT/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Council on Physician Assistants was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.407(2) to contribute to the physician assistant profession, and shares authorities with the Medical Examining Board as outlined in Wis. Stat. § 448.20(1). Note: Wisconsin Act 23 creates the Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board, effective April 1, 2022, which will replace the Council on Physician Assistants.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/PhysicianAssistants/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children is a law that ensures children moving from state to state under court jurisdiction have the same rights and protections as children in Wisconsin. The Compact establishes uniform legal and administrative procedures governing the interstate placement of children.
|https://dcf.wisconsin.gov/icpc||Child Care, Social Services|
The Podiatry Affiliated Credentialing Board, created in Wis. Stat. § 15.406(3) to contribute to the podiatric profession, is affiliated with the Medical Examining Board and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448, Subch. IV.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/Podiatry/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
Among other statutorily provided functions, the Prison Industries Board oversees the state’s prison industries program and provides recommendations for the manufacture and marketing of prison industries products, the provision of prison industries services and the provision of research and development activities.
|Business & Finance, Labor, Legal|
The Psychology Examining Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(10m) to contribute to the psychology profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 455.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Psychology/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Public Defender Board oversees the Office of the State Public Defender. Among other statutorily provided functions, it appoints the state public defender, submits the budget for the state public defender’s office, and promulgates rules for determining indigence.
The mission of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership Board shall be the facilitation of research, teaching, outreach, and needed policy reforms regarding effective public leadership that improves the practice of American government.
The Public Records Board is responsible for the preservation of important State records, the orderly disposition of State Records that have come to the end of their life and cost-effective management of records by State agencies.
The Public Service Commission is responsible for regulating Wisconsin’s public utilities and ensuring that utility services are provided to customers at prices reasonable to both ratepayers and utility owners.
|https://psc.wi.gov/Pages/Home.aspx||Business & Finance|
The Radiography Examining Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7e) to contribute to the radiography profession and has authority as outlined in Wis. Admin. Code ch. 462.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Radiography/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
The Office of the Commissioner of Railroads enforces regulations related to railway safety and investigates the safety of highway crossings.
The Real Estate Appraisers Board was created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(10r) to contribute to the real estate appraisal profession and works with the Department of Safety and Professional Services as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 458.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/REA/Default.aspx||Business & Finance|
The Council on Real Estate Curriculum and Examinations advises the Real Estate Examining Board on establishing continuing education requirements and reviews subjects covered on examinations for achieving and maintaining licensure in the professions regulated by the Board.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/RealEstate/CurriculumExaminations/Default.aspx||Business & Finance, Education|
The Real Estate Examining Board was created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(11m) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 452.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/RealEstate/Default.aspx||Business & Finance|
The Council on Recycling advises the governor, Legislature and state agencies on solid waste reduction, recovery and recycling policy.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Recycling/Council.html||Agriculture & Environment|
The Board is responsible for establishing policies and rules for governing the University of Wisconsin System, planning to meet future state needs for collegiate education, setting admission standards and policies, reviewing and approving university budgets, and establishing the regulatory framework within which the individual units are allowed to operate with as great a degree of autonomy as possible.
The Respiratory Care Practitioners Examining Council, created under Wis. Stat. § 15.407(1m) to contribute to the respiratory care profession, is affiliated with the Medical Examining Board and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 448.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/RespiratoryCare/Default.aspx||Health & Medicine|
No bill or amendment thereto creating or modifying any system for or making any provision for the retirement of or payment of pensions to public officers or employees shall be acted upon by the legislature until it has been referred to the joint survey committee on retirement systems and such committee has submitted a written report on the bill or amendment.
|Business & Finance, Labor|
The mission of the Council is to optimize the health of rural citizens and the economic wellbeing of rural communities by identifying, enabling and advocating actions which add value to both.
|http://www.worh.org/rhdc||Health & Medicine|
The Board shall advise the Department of Financial Institutions on matters related to ch. 215.04, review acts, orders, and determinations of the department, act on any matters pertaining to ch. 215.04 that are submitted to it by the department, perform other review functions relating to ch. 215.04, and conduct hearings and take testimony and subpoena and swear witnesses at such hearings
|Business & Finance|
The Sign Language Interpreters Advisory Committee was created under Wis. Stat. § 227.13 and Wis. Stat. § 440.042(1) to advise the Department Safety and Professional Services on matters outlined in Wis. Stat. § 440.032(6m)(b). The Sign Language Interpreters Advisory Committee succeeded the Sign Language Interpreter Council as a result of 2019 Wisconsin Act 17.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/SLIC/Default.aspx||Arts & Humanities, Health & Medicine|
The Small Business Environmental Council advises the Department of Natural Resources on the effectiveness of assistance programs to small businesses that enable them to comply with the federal Clean Air Act. It also advises on the fairness and effectiveness of air pollution rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding the impact on small businesses.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/SmallBusiness/Council.html||Agriculture & Environment, Business & Finance|
The Small Business Regulatory Review Board assists state agencies in promulgating rules that are realistic to reduce red tape, lessen the compliance burden and improve the business climate in Wisconsin to foster economic expansion and job growth.
|https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/DoingBusiness/SBRRB.aspx||Business & Finance, Legal|
The Snowmobile Recreational Council carries out studies and makes recommendations to the governor, the legislature, the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation regarding all matters affecting snowmobiling.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/aid/Meetings.html||Agriculture & Environment, Entertainment & Recreation|
The Social Development Commission is the community action agency for Milwaukee County. The Commission funds and operates over 20 programs and services and funds delegate agencies that serve over 140,000 low-income residents annually.
With the completion of Miller Park’s construction, the District is charged with the oversight and monitoring of construction closeout, and the commissioning, operating and maintaining of Miller Park.
|http://wibaseballdistrict.com/index.php/en/boardofdirectors-menu||Entertainment & Recreation|
The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission provides the basic information and planning services necessary to solve problems which transcend the corporate boundaries and fiscal capabilities of the local units of government comprising the Southeastern Wisconsin Region.
|https://www.sewrpc.org/SEWRPC.htm||Regional Planning Commissions|
The mission of the Council is to study and provide advice and make recommendations to the Governor, the Natural Resources Board and the Legislature about issues relating to hunting, trapping fishing, and other types of outdoor recreation
|Agriculture & Environment, Entertainment & Recreation|
The purpose of the State Capitol and Executive Residence Board is to direct the continuing and consistent maintenance of the property, decorative furniture and furnishings of the capitol and executive residence.
|https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/Capitol/State-Capitol-and-Executive-Residence-Board-(SCERB).aspx||Arts & Humanities|
The State Employees Suggestion Board administers an awards program to encourage unusual and meritorious suggestions and accomplishments by state employees that promote economy and efficiency in government services.
The State Fair Park Board manages the State Fair Park and supervises its use for fairs, exhibits, or promotional events for agricultural, commercial, educational, and recreational purposes and leases or licenses the property at reasonable rates for other uses when not needed for public purposes.
|https://wistatefair.com/wsfp/board-of-directors/||Business & Finance, Entertainment & Recreation|
The purpose of the State Interoperability Council is to develop strategies and recommend standards and guidelines for achieving statewide communications interoperability for Wisconsin's public safety community.
The State of Wisconsin Investment Board is responsible for managing the assets of the Wisconsin Retirement System, the State Investment Fund, and other state trust funds.
|https://www.swib.state.wi.us/||Business & Finance|
The Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (working on behalf of Wisconsin residents with disabilities) will review, analyze, and advise the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation regarding the performance of its responsibilities in providing quality services to people with disabilities.
|https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dvr/partners/wrc/||Health & Medicine|
The State Trails Council represents Wisconsin trail users and provides advice and consultation to the Department of Natural Resources on the planning, acquisition, development and management of trails in Wisconsin.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/parks/stc||Agriculture & Environment, Entertainment & Recreation|
The Wisconsin State Use Board strives to maximize state agency contracting, including the University of Wisconsin System, with Wisconsin qualified Work Centers, ensuring the procurement of quality products and services while providing a positive impact on the employment of individuals with severe disabilities.
|https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/StateEmployees/StateUseProgram.aspx||Business & Finance, Labor|
The purpose of the Governor’s Commission on Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery is to advise and assist the Governor in a coordinated effort to combat the opioid crisis.
|Health & Medicine, Social Services|
The mission of the Taliesin Preservation, Inc. Board of Directors is to preserve the cultural, built and natural environments that comprise the Taliesin property and to conduct public educational and cultural programming that provides a greater understanding of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture and ideas.
|https://www.taliesinpreservation.org/aboutus/team/||Arts & Humanities|
Among other statutorily provided functions, the Tax Appeals Commission hears and decides disputes between persons or entities and the Department of Revenue involving all major, state-imposed taxes.
|Business & Finance, Legal|
It is the purpose of this committee to provide the legislature with a considered opinion of the legality of the proposal, of the fiscal effect upon the state and its subdivisions and of the desirability as a matter of public policy of each legislative proposal which would modify existing laws or create new laws relating to the exemption of property or persons from any state or local taxes or special assessments.
|https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2019/committees/joint/1974||Business & Finance, Legal|
The Teachers Retirement Board advises the Employee Trust Funds Board about retirement matters related to teachers, recommends and must approve or reject administrative rules, authorizes payment of disability annuities for teachers, and hears appeals of staff determinations of disability.
The Wisconsin Technical College System Board is the coordinating and oversight body for the System. The Board establishes statewide policies and standards for educational programs and services provided by the 16 technical colleges, and is responsible for administering state and federal aids to the colleges.
The Telecommunications Relay Service Council serves as the advisory council to the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay Service, which is a free communication service that provides full telephone accessibility to Wisconsin citizens who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind and speech-disabled.
|https://psc.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/TRS.aspx||Science & Technology|
The Wisconsin Council on Tourism advises the Secretary on matters relating to tourism and serves as a sounding board to the agency as it develops and enacts the strategic plan to advance tourism.
|http://industry.travelwisconsin.com/about-the-department/wisconsin-council-on-tourism||Entertainment & Recreation|
The Transportation Projects Commission reviews major highway project candidates and makes recommendations to the Governor and Legislature regarding projects to be enumerated for inclusion in the next two-year state budget.
|https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/about-wisdot/who-we-are/comm-couns/tpc.aspx||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Uniform Dwelling Code Council advises the Department of Safety and Professional Services on matters related to the dwelling code, building inspector discipline, and contractor certification.
|https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/UniformDwelling/Default.aspx||Construction & Manufacturing|
The Commission on Uniform Sate Laws advises the legislature on uniform laws and model laws. It examines subjects on which interstate uniformity is desirable and the best methods for achieving it, cooperates with the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in preparing uniform acts, and prepares bills adapting the uniform acts to Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority operate University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, including the University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital.
|https://www.uwhealth.org/about-uwhealth/uw-hospitals-and-clinic-authority-board-of-directors/53308||Education, Health & Medicine|
The Board advises the Department of Veterans Affairs and may promulgate rules necessary to give health, educational and economic assistance to veterans and their dependents who are residents of this state.
The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Board oversees the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, which provides animal health testing and diagnostic services on a statewide basis for many types of animals. The Board prescribes policies for the laboratory’s operation, develops its biennial budget, and sets fees for laboratory services.
|https://www.wvdl.wisc.edu/index.php/about-wvdl/board-of-directors/||Health & Medicine, Science & Technology|
The Veterinary Examining Board (VEB) defines professional standards and regulatory policies for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. The board determines the education and experience required for obtaining a credential, develops and evaluates credentialing examinations, and establishes and enforces standards of professional conduct.
|https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/VeterinaryExaminingBoard.aspx||Health & Medicine, Science & Technology|
The Waste Facility Siting Board initiates the negotiation and performs the arbitration process for the siting of every solid and hazardous waste facility in the state of Wisconsin.
|https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/LicensesHearings/DHAWasteFacilitySitingBoard.aspx||Agriculture & Environment, Legal|
The purpose of the Wetland Study Council is to research and make recommendations on a variety of wetland issues.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Wetlands/studyCouncil.html||Agriculture & Environment|
The Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau Governing Board is empowered on behalf of the Wisconsin Compensation Rating Bureau to classify and rate all Worker’s Compensation and Employers’ Liability risks in Wisconsin.
|https://www.wcrb.org/||Business & Finance|
The Board of Directors provides the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) with strategic leadership and operational oversight, representing statewide public and private economic development interests.
|https://wedc.org/inside-wedc/board/||Business & Finance|
The Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority (WHEFA) assists all eligible Wisconsin nonprofit institutions to obtain and maintain access to tax-exempt financing in order to finance or refinance their capital improvements and expansion needs.
|https://whefa.com/members-and-staff/members/||Education, Health & Medicine|
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority’s (WHEDA) mission is to stimulate the state’s economy and improve the quality of life for Wisconsin residents by providing affordable housing and business financing products.
|https://www.wheda.com/about-wheda/members-of-the-board||Business & Finance|
The mission of the Wisconsin Housing Preservation Corporation (WHPC) is to preserve, provide and protect affordable housing for the low and moderate income citizens of the state of Wisconsin.
|https://www.whpccorp.org/our-board||Business & Finance, Social Services|
The Wisconsin Retirement Board advises the Employee Trust Funds Board on matters relating to retirement, approves or rejects administrative rules, authorizes or terminates disability benefits for non-teachers, and hears appeals of disability rulings.
|https://etf.wi.gov/about-etf/governing-boards/wisconsin-retirement-board||Business & Finance, Labor|
The Wisconsin Waterways Commission supervises the recreational boating facilities program, which provides cost sharing assistance to municipalities, lake districts and qualified lake associations for improvements to recreational motorboat access.
|https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/aid/Meetings.html||Agriculture & Environment|
The mission of the Wisconsin Women's Council is to enhance the ability of all Wisconsin women to participate fully and equally in all aspects of life.
|https://womenscouncil.wi.gov/Pages/home.aspx||Arts & Humanities, Education|
The Governor's Council on Workforce Investment is the federally-mandated entity under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act that assists the governor in developing innovative and dynamic approaches to develop Wisconsin's workforce.
|http://www.wi-cwi.org/||Business & Finance, Labor|