MADISON, WI – Pam Porter today announced her campaign for Dane County Board Supervisor in District 6, on Madison’s east side. She brings decades of experience as a non-profit leader, social justice advocate, and committed environmentalist to the Dane County Board. She and her wife, Mare Chapman, have lived in the district for 30 years.
Already, Pam has received support from hundreds of neighbors and key progressive leaders who have worked with her. As a former aide to County Executive Kathleen Falk, Pam understands Dane County government and is prepared to serve. She has also served as Executive Director for Clean Wisconsin, the state’s largest environment organization. Currently, Pam is a research manager at the University of Wisconsin, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems.
“I love our community and have spent my life building grassroots movements that win real improvements in people’s lives. Our District needs a leader who shares our progressive values, will fight for those values, and who has the experience and knowledge to get things done,” said Pam Porter, proven progressive. “Please join our campaign.”
Leaders who know and have worked with Pam Porter endorse her.
Congressman Mark Pocan: “I’ve worked with Pam Porter for 25 years. Pam has earned her reputation as a terrific organizer and will be a valuable and effective progressive voice on the Dane County Board.”
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi: “I wholeheartedly endorse Pam Porter for Dane County Board because she is without doubt the most qualified candidate in District 6. She has worked in the center of county government and understands what it takes to be an effective County Supervisor.”
Kathleen Falk, a former Dane County Executive: “Today we face so many environmental challenges. I have known and worked with Pam Porter for more than three decades. She is one of Wisconsin’s environmental heroes. And she is one of mine. I am so proud to support her campaign.”
Judy K. Olson, who served as City Alder for District 6: “Pam will be a great County Board Supervisor. She listens carefully and works diligently. She will work with the community to improve our quality of life.”
Dick Wagner, former Dane County Board Chair; Co-Chair Governor’s Council on Lesbian and Gay Rights: “I’m pleased to support Pam Porter for County Board. She has deep roots and is a dedicated LGBT champion and community leader.”
More information about Pam Porter and her campaign can be found at: www.friendsofpamporter.com