Governor Evers Announces
Transportation Stakeholder Task Force


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2019 
Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or (608) 266-2839

Governor Tony Evers today announced the membership of the Transportation Stakeholder Task Force, a group comprised of experts who understand and represent the comprehensive needs of Wisconsin’s transportation system.

Under Governor Evers' leadership the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has formed the Transportation Stakeholder Task Force. Together, this group will discuss the state’s critical transportation issues and seek solutions to these challenges. 

"The topic of addressing the current and future needs of Wisconsin’s transportation system affects all of Wisconsin’s residents and businesses," said Gov. Evers. "A comprehensive, long-term solution to the state’s transportation needs is critically important for the future of our state's economy and our quality of life."

"This is the beginning of a very important process; one that will determine the future of the state’s transportation system and economic opportunities for sustained growth," Department of Transportation Secretary-designee Craig Thompson said. "I look forward to working with this group of stakeholders and finding responsible, bipartisan solutions to address Wisconsin’s transportation challenges."

The Transportation Stakeholder Task Force will meet on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 9:00 A.M.  

Members of the Transportation Stakeholder Task Force:

Tom Bressner
Wisconsin Agribusiness Association

Donna Brown-Martin
Milwaukee County Department of Transportation

Andrew Davis
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce

County Executive Jonathan Delagrave
Racine County

Jerry Deschane
League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Carrie Diamond
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc.

Dan Fedderly
Wisconsin County Highway Association

Dean Haen
Wisconsin Commercial Ports Association

Mayor Tim Hanna
City of Appleton

Senator Dave Hansen
Senate Committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs

Jim Holte
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Sheldon Johnson
Northwest Regional Planning Commission

Tracy Johnson
Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin

Robb Kahl
Construction Business Group

Chris Klein
American Council of Engineering Companies

Jeff Knight
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions

Mike Koles
Wisconsin Towns Association

Representative Debra Kolste
Assembly Committee on Transportation

Representative Bob Kulp
Assembly Committee on Transportation

Ken Lucht
Wisconsin & Southern Railroad

Senator Howard Marklein
Senate Committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs

Ashwat Narayanan
1000 Friends of Wisconsin

Mark O’Connell
Wisconsin Counties Association

John Parkyn
Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers

Senator Jerry Petrowski
Senate Committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs

Doug Rebout
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

Steve Rhode
Schneider National

Patrick Sake
City Brewery

Henry Schienebeck
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association

Dave Schlabowske
Wisconsin Bike Fed

John Schmitt
Wisconsin Laborers District Council

Abe Weber
Wisconsin Airport Managers Association

Jeremy Wesso
Menominee County

Curt Witynski
League of Wisconsin Municipalities

 
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