Press Release: Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Board of Regents

Office of Governor Tony Evers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2019
Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443
 
Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Board of Regents
 

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced three appointments to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents:

  • Karen Walsh, of Madison, is being appointed for a 7-year term from May 2, 2019 – May 1, 2026. A former journalist, Ms. Walsh spent more than 20 years working in various roles at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and currently serves as the director of a local family foundation dedicated to advancing human and animal health and welfare.
  • Edmund Manydeeds III, of Eau Claire, is being appointed for a 7-year term from May 2, 2019 – May 1, 2026. Mr. Manydeeds received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and his law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Manydeeds previously served a 7-year term on the Board of Regents from April 23, 2010, to May 1, 2017.
  • Olivia Woodmansee, a student at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, is being appointed as the Traditional Student Representative for a 2-year term from May 2, 2019–May 1, 2021.
 
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