Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office (SPD) Leadership

Public Defender Board:

The Public Defender Board is comprised of 9 individuals, each nominated by the Governor and appointed with the advice and consent of the Senate. Members serve staggered 3-year terms, and at least 5 are to be members of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Of their many duties, the Board is to submit the budget for the agency to the Governor.

Agency Leadership Team:

The Agency Leadership Team (ALT) develops and implements the agency’s strategic direction, operational tactics, and agency-wide policy. The ALT draws upon its diverse set of skills, expertise, and experiences to function as a high-performing team.