Term: Lasee, Alan J. 1937
Definition: (Rep.), 1st Senate District Born Town of Rockland, Brown County, July 30, 1937; married; 6 children. Attended St. Norbert H.S. Raises exotic animals including llamas, camels, miniature donkeys, and fainting goats. Former dairy farmer. Member: Brown Co. Farm Bureau (bd. of dir. 1972-75); Way-Morr Lions (pres. 1991-92, dir. 1976); Brown Co. Republican Party; Wisconsin Towns Assn. Former Brown Co. 4-H leader (licensed gun safety instructor). Town supervisor (1971-73); town chair. (1973-82, 1985-present). Elected to Assembly 1974. Elected to Senate in May 1977 special election; reelected since 1978. President of the Senate 2003. President Pro Tempore 1995 (eff. 1/5/95 to 6/13/96), 1993 (eff. 4/20/93). Minority Caucus Chairperson 1987, 1981, and 1979. Biennial committee assignments: 2003 - Jt. Com. on Employment Relations (co-chp.); Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization (co-chp., mbr. since 5/9/01); Jt. Legis. Council (co-chp.); Organization (eff. 5/9/01); Transportation Projects Commission (also 2001, 1997, vice chp. 1/93 to 6/96, mbr. 1987). 2001 - Insurance, Tourism, and Transportation; Labor and Agriculture. 1999 - Agriculture, Environmental Resources and Campaign Finance Reform; Insurance, Tourism, Transportation and Corrections. 1997 - Transportation, Agriculture and Rural Affairs (chp. eff. 4/21/98); State Government Operations and Corrections (eff. 4/21/98, also mbr. 1/95 to 6/96, also 1993); Agriculture and Environmental Resources (1/15/97 to 4/20/98); Human Resources, Labor, Tourism, Veterans and Military Affairs (eff. 4/21/98, also 1995, 1993); Council on Highway Safety (also 1995); Joint Legislative Council (eff. 4/21/98); Rustic Roads Bd. (eff. 4/21/98). 1995 - Agriculture, Transportation, Utilities and Financial Institutions; Transportation, Agriculture and Local Affairs (chp. 1/95 to 6/96); State Capitol and Executive Residence Bd. (mbr. since 1983); Legis. Coun. and its Com. on Federally Tax- Exempt Lands; Rustic Roads Bd. (also 1993). 1993 - Transportation, Agriculture, Local and Rural Affairs (mbr. and chp.); Jt. Com. on Audit (also 1991); Transportation, Agriculture, Tourism and Veterans Affairs (mbr. and vice chp.). Telephone: Office: (608) 266-3512; District: (920) 336-8830. Voting address: (Town of Rockland) 2259 Lasee Road, De Pere 54115. Mailing address: Office: Room 220 South, State Capitol, P.O. Box 7882, Madison 53707-7882.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]