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Debra Kolste

Deb Kolste
Candidate For Assembly District 44

Debra Kolste

Candidate Background


4105 ParkView Drive
Janesville WI

Phone Number: 
(608) 921-0200
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Candidate Biography

From candidate Website

20 Years of Community Service in Janesville • Janesville School Board member for nine years, including a term as board president. • PTO and PTA member and officer. • HealthNet of Rock County volunteer, providing medical care to the low income and uninsured. • Mercy Health System Association of Volunteers member, including serving as president. • Chair of MercyKids • Literacy Connection fundraising volunteer. • YMCA Board of Directors member. • Rock Futbol, a soccer league for children, organizing board member • Director of the Mock Drunken Driving simulation at Craig High School for two years Affiliations • Democratic Party of Rock County • League of Women Voters of Janesville • Cargill United Methodist Church • PEO Sisterhood • Rotary Gardens Business and Employment • Family farm owner and manager since 1984 • Started a small business, a medical clinic, in Colby, Kan., and operated it for nine years before moving to Janesville •Employed Mercy Health Systems, medical technologist, 18 years Family • Married to Rex Kolste • Parent of three adult children, all educated in Janesville Public Schools • Father was a union member with Bell Telephone • Mother worked in retail stores