Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Gard, John 1963
Definition: (Rep.), 89th Assembly District Born Milwaukee, August 3, 1963; married; 1 daughter and 1 son. Graduate Lena H.S.; B.S. in political science and public administration UW-La Crosse 1986. Full-time legislator. Former legislative aide to Rep. David Prosser. Member: Lena Knights of Columbus; Peshtigo Lions; Harmony Sportsmen's Club. Elected to Assembly in October 1987 special election; reelected since 1988. Speaker of the Assembly 2003. Biennial committee assignments: 2003 - Assembly Organization (chp.); Jt. Com. on Legislative Organization (co-chp.); Jt. Com. on Employment Relations (co-chp., mbr. since 1997, eff. 11/4/97); Rules (vice chp.); Jt. Legislative Council (since 1997, eff. 11/4/97). 2001 - Jt. Com. on Finance (co-chp., also 1999, 1997, eff. 11/4/97); Jt. Com. on Audit (also 1999, 1997, eff. 11/4/97); Finance (chp.); Audit; Claims Bd. (also 1999); Transportation Projects Comn. (since 1993). 1999 - Special Com. on The Renovation of Lambeau Field (chp.). 1997 - Managed Care (chp.); Wisconsin Works Oversight (chp.); Aging and Long- Term Care (vice chp.); Mandates (also 1995); Tourism and Recreation (since 1993); Ways and Means (also 1995). 1995 - Welfare Reform (chp.); Legis. Coun. Com. on Federally Tax-Exempt Lands (chp.). 1993 - Jt. Com. for Review of Administrative Rules (also 1991); Special Com. on Welfare Reform (ranking minority mbr.). 1991 - Rural Affairs; Tourism and Recreation (ranking minority mbr.); Spec. Com. on Drug Enforcement, Education and Treatment; Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (also 1989); Special Com. on Welfare Review (ranking minority mbr.); Birth to Three Council. 1989 - Excise and Fees (ranking minority mbr.); Rural Development and Forestry; Small Business, Employment and Training; Citizen's Adv. Com. for the Community Services Block Grant. Telephone: Office: (608) 266-3387; District: (715) 582-2923; E-mail address: Rep.Gard@legis.state.wi.us Voting address: 481 Aubin Street, P.O. Box 119, Peshtigo 54157. Mailing address: Office: Room 211 West, State Capitol, P. O. Box 8952, Madison 53708. (Blue Book 2003-2004)
[Source: Blue book]