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Term: Notestein, Barbara 1949

Definition: (Dem.), 19th Assembly District Born Madison, April 14, 1949. Graduate Whitefish Bay H.S.; B.A. Beloit College 1971; M.S.W. U. of Michigan 1975. Full-time legislator. Former director of the Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee; social worker for Project Involve; VISTA volunteer. Member: Women's Business Initiative Corp. Bd.; Bay View Community Center Bd.; Water Tower Landmark Trust; Skylight Theater Adv. Bd.; Lower Eastside Neighbors; Historic Third Ward. Recipient: JFK School of Government/ Ford Foundation Commendation 1994; YWCA of Greater Milwaukee Policymaker of the Year Award 1994; Wisconsin Women's Network Stateswoman of the Year Award 1993; Maternal and Child Health Coalition Outstanding Elected Official 1992; Milw. Coun. of Jewish Women Award 1991; Gaylord Nelson Human Service Award 1990; Environmental Decade Clean 16 Award 1986, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1996; NOW Feminist of the Year 1989. Elected to Assembly since 1984. Assistant Majority Leader 1993, 1991. Biennial committee assignments: 1997 -- Children and Families; Judiciary (also 1995); Managed Care; Wisconsin Works Oversight. 1995 -- Environmental and Utilities; Insurance, Securities and Corporate Policy (also 1993); Welfare Reform; Legis. Coun. Com. on Future of Recycling. 1993 -- Special Com. on Welfare Reform (chp.); Urban Education (also 1991, chp. 1989); Women's Council (1983-93). Telephone: Office: (608) 266-0650; District: (414) 963-2188; E-mail address: Voting address: 1724 East Geneva Place, Milwaukee 53211. Mailing address: Office: Room 218 North, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708. (1997-98)

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