Janis Ringhand

Janis Ringhand
Candidate For Senate District 15

Janis Ringhand

Candidate Background


412 Fowler Circle, Evansville, WI 53536

Phone Number: 
(608) 882-5879
Email Address: 

Candidate Biography

From Legislature website

Born Madison, Wisconsin, Feb. 13, 1950; married; Two children, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

Graduate Evansville High School, 1968; Associate Degree Madison Area Technical College, 1985.

Full-time legislator. Former accountant for small businesses, executive director of nonprofit.

Member: Rock County Literacy Connection; Evansville Chamber of Commerce; VFW Auxiliary Post 6905 (former president); Evansville Energy Independence Team.

Former member: Stoughton Hospital Board (chair); Creekside Place, Inc. (board of directors); Evansville Community Partnership (secretary).

Evansville City Council, 1998–2002, 2008–10. Mayor of Evansville, 2002–06.

Elected to Assembly 2010–12. Elected to Senate 2014. Leadership positions: minority caucus vice chair 2017; minority caucus secretary 2013.