Legislative Committee Purpose:

The purpose of the Legislative Committee is to represent The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin with the State Legislature, and contact Congress on matters of interest to Wisconsin Veterans as long as contact does not conflict with the National American Legion policy. This committee shall make recommendations to the Department Convention and to the Department Executive Committee, and in general supervise the legislative program of the Department. This committee has exclusive responsibility for petitioning the State Legislature on behalf of or in opposition to all legislation in which The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin is interested. This committee shall select the Department Legislator of the Year. The Committee meets 3 times a year, at the Midwinter, Department Spring Meetings and the Department Convention.


Paul Fisk, Chair - Lodi

Nathan Bond, Vice Chair - Williams Bay

Cathy Gorst, Member - Marshfield

Jerry Krofta, Member - Wisconsin Rapids

Ed Cooper, Member - New Richmond

Mark Degner, Member - Plymouth

Keith Lovell, DEC Liaison

The Department Judge Advocate is a Consultant to the Committee.


It's our mission to enhance the lives of our Veterans and their families, inspire the next generation of Wisconsin leaders, and promote the principles of The Legion in every community across the Badger State.

Together, we can accomplish so much for those who need us. We welcome you to our Legion Family.


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