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Burke, Brian B. 1958

Burke, Brian B. 1958 | Wisconsin Historical Society
(Dem.), 3rd Senate District Born Milwaukee, April 19, 1958; married; 3 daughters. Graduate Washington H.S. (Milwaukee); B.A. in history and political science. Phi Beta Kappa. magna cum laude. Marquette U. 1978: J.D. Georgetown U. Law Center 1981. Former member: Milwaukee Public Library (bd. of trustees) ; Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission; Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority; Georgetown International Law Journal (editorial bd. mbr.); Graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation- Milwaukee Division Citizens Academy 1999. Recipient: 1000 Friends of Wisconsin Gaylord Nelson Award 2000; Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Voices of Courage in Public Policy 2000; Equal Justice Coalition of the Wisconsin State Bar Partners for Survival Award 2000; Renew Wisconsin Clean Energy Leadership Award 1999; Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Leadership on Law Enforcement Issues 1999; Dept. of the Army Commander's Award for Public Service 1999; Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Outstanding Service Award 1992-2000; Environmental Decade Clean 16 Award 1989-98 and Environmental Leadership Award 1996 and 1998; Wisconsin Council of Vietnam Veterans Legislator of the Year Award 1997-98 and 1999-2000; Milwaukee Shepherd Express Readers Choice for State Senator of the Year 1997 and 1998; Milwaukee Magazine Top 10 State Legislators Commendation 1997; Urban Transit Association Legislator of the Year Award 1997; Friends of the Menomonee River Riverkeeper Award 1996; Milwaukee Business Journal "40 Under 40" Leaders Award 1996; Cesar Chavez Humanitarian Award 1994; United Community Center Friend of the Hispanic Community Award 1994; Nature Conservancy Bridge Builder Award 1994; Friend of the Wis. Jewish Community Award 1992; Milwaukee Journal 90 People for the 1990's Accolade 1989. Milwaukee Common Council 1984-88. Finance; Jt. Legislative Council (since 1993); State Capitol and Executive Residence Bd.; University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority (hd. of dir.); Wisconsin Center District Bd. (since 1995); Environmental Education Bd. (since 1995); Bicycle Coordinating Council. 1999 - Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation Public Policy Com. (co-chp.). Telephone: Office: (608) 266-8535; District: (800) 249-8173 (toll free). E-mail address: Sen.Burke@leeis.state.wi. us. (Blue Book 2001-2002)

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