Rep. Joan Ballweg of 41st Assembly District to speak at Ripon College Oct. 3

Rep. Joan Ballweg of Wisconsin’s 41st Assembly District will speak Oct. 3 at Ripon College. The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Kresge Little Theatre, East Hall, on the campus.

The event will be available live on YouTube.

Ballweg is running for re-election on the Republican Party ticket. She has been elected to the State Assembly since 2004 and was Majority Caucus Chairperson in 2011 and 2013.

Among her committee assignments in the Assembly is the Committee on Colleges and Universities, and she will include in her remarks issues facing higher education in Wisconsin.

Ballweg was on the Markesan City Council from 1987 to 1991 and was mayor of Markesan from 1991 to 1997. She is co-owner of farm equipment business and former first-grade teacher. She is a member of the Markesan Chamber of Commerce and a former treasurer, the Waupun Chamber of Commerce and the Green Lake County Farm Bureau.

She also is a member of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board and Midwestern Higher Education Commission.

Her visit is sponsored by the Center for Politics and the People and is open to the public.


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