Great speakers at our luncheons! We love it when they come back with updates. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see everyone! They are more or less in alphabetical order.
"Let's start by building the state budget from scratch - every year. The days of taking last year's budget and adding on a wish list are over. Let's also look at what other states have done to streamline functions, pool purchasing power and eliminate redundancy. More than that, let's look to the business community for management ideas and best practices. As companies across Wisconsin have reformed and become more efficient in tough times, let's look to apply the lessons learned to state government so we can get costs under control and taxes cut."
WI Sen Alberta Darling
Former Lieutenant Governor Margaret Farrow
Click here to see Wisconsin Eye A site that Ms. Farrow helped found to provide updated videos and links to current political events in Madison and around the state. Hear politicians argue their cases in the Capitol!
Jennie Frederick, WIGOP 2008 Delegate
One of her GOP Party Platform amendments accepted: “We do not support government bailouts of private institutions... We believe in the free market as the best tool to sustained prosperity and opportunity for all.” Read the 2008 Republican Party Platform.
Asst. District Attorney Daniel Gabler
Daniel is a resident of Milwaukee County. His experience as an Assistant District Attorney for 9 years, as well as his experience in private practice as a law clerk in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals gives him an excellent perspective and the skills needed to represent the people of Milwaukee on the Circuit Court. Click here for Gabler's official website
Chief Nanette Hegerty, MKE Police Department
First as a police officer and finally as our former Chief of Police, Chief Hegerty served for 31 years (now retired). She faced difficult situations, including prosecuting corrupt officers. She presented a fascinating inside look.
Rev. David King
Founder of Milwaukee God Squad and candidate for Secretary of State. A background of helping people make real change and find faith in their lives -- all without government money -- is the perfect foundation on which to help WI and get out of the way of voter ID.
Former WI State Representative Jean Hundertmark
Regina and Jolene
Community organizers are using churches to further a collectivist agenda of redistribution of wealth, strengthening abortion rights, and dependency upon government, rather than a higher power, to regulate and direct who and what we are. You will be surprised at the organizations involved and the churches that are funding these endeavors to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars from collection plate donations.
Sue Lynch, former 1st VP NFRW, now President
The future of the NFRW rests in this Wisconsin woman's hands! Sue is currently President of the NFRW.
MKE County Supervisor Joseph Rice
.Joseph A. Rice represents Milwaukee County's Sixth Supervisory District which includes the Villages of Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, River Hills and Whitefish Bay and portions of the Cities of Glendale and Milwaukee. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee and a member of the Economic and Community Development and Parks, Energy and Environment Committees.
Phyllis Schlafly has been a national leader of the conservative movement since the publication of her best-selling 1964 book, A Choice Not An Echo. She has been a leader of the pro-family movement since 1972, when she started her national volunteer organization now called Eagle Forum. She was named one of the 100 most important women of the 20th century by the Ladies' Home Journal. Click here for access to several organizations she's involved in!
Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), Cheryl is also the dynamic wife of our US Senator James Sensenbrenner. Her energy and inside stories inform and entertain!
Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge Annette Ziegler
Before joining the Supreme Court, Justice Ziegler served as a Washington County Circuit Court judge. She was the first female jurist in Washington County. As a circuit court judge, she was the deputy chief judge for the Third Judicial District and served six years as the presiding judge of Washington County. In 1999, Justice Ziegler sat as a Court of Appeals judge in the District II Court of Appeals Judicial Exchange Program.
Rick Graber U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic
Richard W. Graber was nominated by President Bush as U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic and was sworn in by Secretary of State Rice in Washington, D.C. on September 14, 2006. Mr. Graber was elected Chairman of the Republican Party of Wisconsin in June 1999 and was one of the longest serving State Chairmen in the country.
Senator Glenn Grothman (20th District)
Vicki is a terrific speaker -- it often seems that those who are "converted conservatives" know best how to articulate the concepts of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness better and more vociferously than those who just grew up with it. Vicki is bold and fun! Click here for Vicki's site.
Jim Ott, WI 23rd Assembly
Representative Jim Ott. He is currently a member of the following committees: Education Reform, Fish and Wildlife, and Natural Resources. He is also a subject matter expert on the science and politics of "global warming." Request to stay informed by receiving his weekly email: the "Hot Air" report!
Reince Priebus, WI GOP Chair and RNC Chairman Steele's Transition Team Leader
County Executive Scott Walker
Click here to get to Scott Walker's site, where you can sign up for his regular emails on what's happening in Milwaukee County and what he is fighting on our behalf.
What fun to hear from and cheer on a wonderful candidate for Wisconsin's First Lady. Tonette told tales of family, friendship, and faith. She has a unique perspective of what it is like to personally support and encourage a spouse to devote long hours and much effort protecting the Wisconsin taxpayer.
WIGOP Director Rick Wiley (former)
Speaking to us as executive director of the Wisconsin GOP, Rick Wiley, then became national deputy political director for Rudy’s exploratory committee.
Mequon Alderman District Four and member of the Mequon Common Council
John Byron ("J.B.") Van Hollen, Wisconsin's 43rd Attorney General, was elected on November 7, 2006. During his campaign for Attorney General, Van Hollen identified the backlog of forensic DNA evidence in the State Crime Lab as the single most important public safety issue and vowed to eliminate the backlog by 2010.
Wisconsin State Representative Leah Vukmir
I want to thank the people of Wisconsin’s 14th Assembly District for allowing me to serve as their State Representative and for giving me the privilege of serving all of the people of Wisconsin in the legislature.
"...guide this nation by the principles of hard work, responsibility, leadership, and selfless service for our children...the bedrock tenets of liberty, freedom, and a government of the people, by the people, and for the people are as fresh and invigorating today as they were at the birth of this great Republic. Why do I believe these things? Because I believe in the limitless ingenuity of the American spirit...the unlimited power of individual initiative and creativity.that every single one of us makes better decisions for ourselves and for our families than a government of "an elite few in a distant city."