Following an extensive national search, we’re pleased to introduce Wisconsin-native, Jennifer Western Hauser as WWA’s new Wetland Policy Liaison. Jennifer’s priorities include supporting the development and growth of WWA’s policy programs, helping to identify and advance WWA’s policy priorities, and serving as a resource for policy makers, partners, and agency staff. She has a combined fourteen years’ experience in state government, including five years as Assistant Deputy Secretary at the Department of Revenue and nine years on staff with members of Wisconsin’s State Legislature. This experience gives her broad-based knowledge of state and federal program administration and legislative processes. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Please join us in welcoming Jennifer!
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