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Equity Council

State Superintendent's Equity Stakeholder Council


Carolyn Stanford Taylor, State Superintendent

Council Members

Gary Albrecht, Commissioner
CESA Statewide Network

Michael Anton, President
Wisconsin PTA

John Ashley, Executive Director
Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB)

Jon Bales, Executive Director
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (WASDA)

Jim Bender, President
School Choice Wisconsin (SCW)

Salvador Carranza, Senior Academic Planner
University of Wisconsin System
Latino Education Council of Dane County (Chair and Co-founder)

Heather DuBois Bourenane, Coordinator
Wisconsin Public Education Network (WPEN)

Fran Finco, President
Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (WASCD)

Sally Flaschberger, Lead Advocacy Specialist
Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW)

Eve Hall, President
Milwaukee Urban League

Chris Her-Xiong, Principal
Hmong American Peace Academy, Milwaukee

Ralph Hollmon, President (exited Council after January meeting)
Milwaukee Urban League

Frank Humphrey, President
Wisconsin NAACP, Madison

Brian Jackson, President
Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA)

John Jacobs, Director
Wisconsin eSchool Network (WEN)

Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy
Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools, GSAFE

Kim Kohlhaas, President
Wisconsin Federation of Teachers (AFT-Wisconsin)

Stephen Kolison, Associate Vice President for Academic Programs and Educational Innovation (exited Council after February meeting)
University of Wisconsin System

Jim Lynch, Executive Director
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA)

Ronald (Duff) Martin, President
Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC)

Jose Martinez, Vice-President

Colleen McCabe, Provost and Vice President
Wisconsin Technical College System

Gary Myrah, Executive Director
Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS)

Keith Posley, Superintendent
Milwaukee Public Schools
Council of Great City Schools (Member)

Lisa Pugh, Executive Director
Arc Wisconsin

Sean Roberts, Executive Director (exited Council in August 2017)
Milwaukee Charter School Advocates (MCSA)

Jerry Walters, Administrator
Cooperative Educational Service Agency 11

Rolf Wegenke, President
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU)

Woodrow Wiedenhoeft, Executive Director
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (WASBO)

Elected Officials or Designees

Evan Bradtke, Policy Adviser
Office of the Governor

Rep. Adam Neylon

Sen. Luther Olsen

Rep. Sondy Pope
D-Mount Horeb

Sen. Lena Taylor

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