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Term: Zien, David A. 1950

Definition: (Rep.), 23rd Senate District Born Chippewa Falls, March 15, 1950; 4 children, 1 grandchild. Graduate Cadott H.S.; B.S. UW- Eau Claire 1974; M.S. UW-Stout; attended UW-Superior and UW-Madison. Full-time legislator. Former campus admin. at Northcentral Technical Coll.; employment, veteran's and welfare counselor; roofer, bouncer, farmhand, and longshoreman. Vietnam veteran; served in USMC 1968-70. Life Member: VFW; NRA; WRPA; American Legion; WVV; VEC; VVA; WACVO; HOG; Grandma's Marathon. Member: Masons; Elks; Eagles; Farm Bureau; CMA; AMA; ABATE; MCMC; Eau Claire Peace Officers Pistol Club; Chippewa and Eau Claire Rod and Gun Clubs; Wis. Bear Hunters Assn.; Wis. Bowhunters Assn.; Wheaton Knight Riders; Chippewa Valley ATV; LEAA; Khe Sanh Vets; USMC League; Chippewa Falls, Stanley, Eau Claire, and Cadott Chambers of Commerce; Clark, Thorp, Cadott, and Chippewa Valley Historical Societies; UW- Eau Claire, Stout, and Superior Alumni Assns. Recipient: Legislator of the Year: Wis. Fraternal Order of Police 2002; Prof. Firefighters of Wis. 2001; Wis. Troopers Assn. 2001; Wis. Fire Chiefs Assn. 2000, Wis. Bowhunters Assn. 2000, Wis. Builders Assn. 1998, Wis. DAV 1996, WACVO 1996 and 1993, Milw. Police Assn. 1995, VVA 1994, American Legion 1993, VFW 1990, ABATE 1990; Wis. Alliance for Fire Safety Outstanding Legislator 2000; Natl. MC Hall of Fame Inductee w/ Peter Fonda; Iron Butt World HD Record 11 days, 11,233 miles; Natl. Chiefs of Police and Amer. Fed. of Police Assns. National Award 1998; Wis. Grocers Assn. Friend of Grocers 1999-2000, 1997-98; NRA Defender of Freedom Award by Charlton Heston 1998; Cable 11 PACTV Impact Award-Best Series by an Individual 1997; Wis. Counties Assn. Outstanding Legislator 1995-96; Wis. Farm Bureau Friend of Agriculture 1995-96, 1993-94, 1991-92; NFIB Guardian of Small Business 1995-96, 1991-92; USMC League Recruiter of the Year 1995; Leader- Telegram Readers' Choice Award: Most Popular Public Official 1995; Hmong Stout Student Assn. Outstanding Good Friend 1993-94; Wis. Vietnam Veterans Veteran of the Year 1992; VEC Damn Fine Legislator 1992. Elected to Assembly 1988-92 (resigned eff. 4/19/93); elected to Senate in April 1993 special election; reelected since 1994. Assistant Majority Leader 2003; Minority Caucus Chairperson 2001. Biennial committee assignments: 2003 - Judiciary, Corrections and Privacy (chp.); Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization; Environment and Natural Resources; Homeland Security, Veterans and Military Affairs and Government Reform; Labor, Small Business Development and Consumer Affairs; Senate Organization. 2001 - Economic Development and Corrections; Universities, Housing, and Government Operations; Jt. Legis. Council (since 1989); Council on Tourism (since 1993); Rural Economic Development Bd. Telephone: Office: (608) 266-7511; District: (715) 834-7723; E-mail address: Sen.Zien@legis.state.wi.us Voting address: (Town of Wheaton, Chippewa County) 1716 63rd Street, Eau Claire 54703. Mailing address: Office: Room 15 South, State Capitol, P.O. Box 7882, Madison 53707-7882. (Blue Book 2003-2004)

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Zien, David A. 1950

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