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Dana Wachs

Dana Wachs
Candidate For Assembly District 91

Dana Wachs

Candidate Background

Party: 
Democratic
Address: 

P.O. Box 1714

Eau Claire, WI   54702-1714

Phone Number: 
715-214-4805

Candidate Biography

From candidate Website

 
Personal
 
●Born and raised in Eau Claire
●Son of Lucille Wachs (a retired math teacher) and 
     the late Ray Wachs (former Eau Claire City Attorney and City Manager)
●Married
●3 adult children
 
Professional
 
●Trial attorney for 26 years
●Small business owner for 24 years
 
Political
 
●Eau Claire City Council Member at Large, 2009--
Served on:
●City County Health Committee
●Transit Commission
●Affirmative Action Committee
●Parks and Waterway Committee
●Library Board
●Economic Policy Advisory Committee
●Chief Election Counsel for the Eau Claire County  Democratic Party, 2000-present
●In charge of the Eau Claire County Protect the 
     Vote effort, 2000-present
●Volunteer in Eau Claire for Democratic Party 
     candidates starting with Hubert Humphrey’s 
     1968 presidential campaign
●Ted Kennedy for President Campaign—
     National Field Staff--1980
●Employee of the Wisconsin State Democratic 
     Party for 5 Assembly campaigns
●Assistant Campaign Manager/Field Organizer for 
     Offner for Congress
Other Volunteer Work
 
●Board of Directors—Wisconsin Association for Justice
●Board of Directors—Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra
●Board of Directors—Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony
●Volunteer at the Eau Claire County Bar Association’s Free Legal Clinic
●Eau Claire Downtown Morning Rotary
●Numerous church committees
Education
●Memorial High School, Eau Claire
●Marquette University (BA)
●Valparaiso Law School (JD)