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Samantha Kerkman

Samantha Kerkman
Candidate For Assembly District 61

Samantha Kerkman

Candidate Background

Party: 
Republican
Address: 

P.O. Box 156
Powers Lake, Wisconsin 53159

Phone Number: 
262-279-1037

Candidate Biography

From candidate Website

 

Personal
Lifelong resident of Randall, Wisconsin
Born March 6
Married to Chad Kerkman with two sons

Education 
Graduate of Wilmot High School
University of Wisconsin Whitewater

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science
  • Minor in Criminal Justice

Professional
Elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly November 7, 2000
re-elected 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
Former Chief of Staff to State Representative Cloyd Porter

  • Staff member of the Joint Committee on Finance
  • Staff member of the 1999-2001 Budget Conference Committee

Committee Assignments 2011-12
Chair - Ways and Means 
Co-Chair Joint Committee on Audit
Judiciary and Ethics
Local Community Committees
Member of the Kenosha County Local Emergency Planning Committee

Civic
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Wheatland
St. John Catholic Church, Twin Lakes
Powers Lake Sportsmen's Club
Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association
Republican Party of Kenosha County
Republican Party of Racine County
American Legion Auxiliary, Twin Lakes Post 544
VFW Auxiliary, Bloomfield Center Post 5830
Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce
Southeast Wisconsin Council of Boy Scouts of America Advisory Board
Carthage College Advisory Committee for the Division of the Social Sciences
Kenosha Area Business Alliance
 
Awards

  • Legislator of the Year 2007
    American Legion Kenosha County Council www.wilegion.org
  • Honor of Appreciation - Kenosha County Law Day - June 21, 2001
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Kenosha County Law Day - May 1, 1998
    Wisconsin Funeral Director Association
  • Friend of Funeral Service Award 2006
    Recreational Vehicles Industry Association
  • National Legislative Award
    Wilmot Union High School
  • Hall of Fame Inductee 2004
    American Council of Young Political Leaders
  • Delegate - 2004 - www.acypl.org
    Wilmot Union High School
  • Hall of Fame Inductee 2004
    Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation
  • Friends of Agriculture 2003-04, 2005-0z
    American Legion Kenosha County Council
  • Honor of Appreciation (Kenosha County Law Day) June 27, 2001
    Wisconsin Builders Association
  • Friend of Housing Industry - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
    American Legion Kenosha County Council
  • Certificate of Appreciation (Kenosha County Law Day) May 1, 1998
    Republican Party of Wisconsin "Top County Award" 1998 and 1999
  • Republican Party of Kenosha County
    Republican Party of Wisconsin Campbell Award 1998 to present