GTFC: Caregiving Task Force Membership
The Governor's Task Force on Caregiving is staffed by the Department of Health Services, in collaboration with the Department of Workforce Development. Members of the Task Force are appointed by the Governor and include:
- Members of the Legislature, representing each caucus.
- At least one individual who receives caregiving services.
- At least one individual who provides caregiving services.
- At least one individual representing a provider who employs direct care workers.
- At least one individual from an organization providing respite services.
- Such other individuals as the Governor shall appoint.
Below is a membership roster.
|Ted Behncke||St. Coletta of Wisconsin|
|Senator Kathy Bernier||Wisconsin State Legislature|
|Stephanie Birmingham||Options for Independent Living, Inc.|
|Carol Bogda||Oneida Nation|
|Jane Bushnell||Knapp's Development, Inc.|
|Sharon Cornell*||Family Caregiver|
|Todd Costello||Community Living Alliance|
|William Crowley||Disability Rights Wisconsin|
|Elsa Diaz Bautista||Alianza Latina Aplicando Soluciones|
|Helen Marks Dicks||AARP Wisconsin|
|Adien Igoni||Flora Homecare LLC|
|Laverne Jaros||Kenosha County|
|Representative Deb Kolste||Wisconsin State Legislature|
|Michael Lauer||Services Employees International Union|
|Jane Mahoney||Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR)|
|Irma Perez||Broadscope Disability Services|
|Michael Pochowski||WI Assisted Living Association|
|Lisa Pugh||The Arc Wisconsin|
|Anne Rabin||Family Caregiver|
|Susan Rosa||Caregiver Challenge|
|Delores Sallis||Parent University|
|John Sauer||LeadingAge Wisconsin|
|Senator Patty Schachtner||Wisconsin State Legislature|
|Lisa Schneider||Respite Care Association of WI|
|Margie Steinhoff||TMG/Magellan Health|
|Beth Swedeen||WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities|
|Mo Thao-Lee||Universal Home Health Care Inc.|
|Representative Chuck Wichgers||Wisconsin State Legislature|
*Appointed by the Governor but unable to serve due to family caregiving responsibilities
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