Jerry Petrowski

Jerry Petrowski
Candidate For Senate District 29

Jerry Petrowski

Candidate Background

Incumbent
Party: 
Republican
Address: 

720 North 136th Ave., Marathon, WI 54448-9580

Phone Number: 
608-266-2502

Candidate Biography

From candidate website

PERSONAL:

  • Married to wife Ellen for over 44 years; Four children, three grandchildren.
  • Lifelong resident of the 29th Senate District

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate, Newman High School
  • Attended Northcentral Technical College and University of Wisconsin – Marathon County

PROFESSIONAL:

  • Over 40 years of experience as a small business owner; ginseng, dairy, and beef farmer
  • 9 years as a machinist at Marathon Electric; member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #1791
  • 6 years in the U.S. Army Reserves (213th S&S Battalion)
  • Elected to the State Assembly 1998-2012; Elected to the State Senate 2012-present

CIVIC:

Memberships include: Seventh Congressional District, Marathon, Wood, Taylor, Rusk, Sawyer, Price, Lincoln, Portage, and Shawano County Republican Parties; Farm Bureau; National Rifle Association; Friends of Rib Mountain; Wausau Elks; Marathon Lions. Former member: Wisconsin Rifle and Pistol Association; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #1791; Childcare Connection Board; Department of Transportation Law Enforcement Advisory Council; Marathon County Hunger Coalition.

SENATE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES:

  • Transportation and Veterans Affairs (Chair)
  • Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government (Vice-Chair)
  • Natural Resources and Energy (Vice-Chair)
  • Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism
  • Joint Legislative Council

Additional Appointments:

  • State Building Commission
  • Transportation Projects Commission
  • Governor’s Council on Highway Safety
  • Rustic Roads Board
  • Migrant Labor Council
  • Scenic Byways Committee