Alberta Darling Incumbent

Alberta Darling

Candidate for State Senate 08

Candidate Information

Candidate Biography

Born Hammond, Indiana, April 28; widowed; 2 children, 3 grandchildren; Graduate University of Wisconsin-Madison; postgraduate work University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Former teacher and marketing director; Member: North Shore Rotary; College Savings Program Board (EdVest); Junior League of Milwaukee (former president); Wisconsin Children’s Caucus (cofounder); Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council; NCSL Budgets and Revenue standing committee (vice chair); Fostering Futures Policy Advisory Council; NCSL Task Force on State and Local Taxation; Former member: Next Door Foundation; Public Policy Forum; Wisconsin Strategic Planning Council for Economic Development; Greater Milwaukee Committee; Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000 Project (executive committee); United Way Board (chair, allocations committee); Tempo Professional Women’s Organization; Future Milwaukee (president); Milwaukee Forum; Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin (board of directors); American Red Cross of Wisconsin (executive committee, board of directors); League of Women Voters; Today’s Girls/Tomorrow’s Women, Boys & Girls Club (founder); NCSL Education Committee (chair); YMCA (board member); Elected to Assembly in May 1990 special election. Reelected November 1990. Elected to Senate since 1992; Member of Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council