Deanna Alexander was elected 18th District Supervisor on April 3, 2012 and is serving her first term representing approximately 52,000 residents in Milwaukee’s northwestern corner.
Supervisor Alexander grew up in southeastern Wisconsin and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management – Accounting and a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
In the year following 9/11/01, Supervisor Alexander enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard with Milwaukee’s 57th Field Artillery Brigade where she learned the values of duty and selfless service.
Prior to her election to the Board, Supervisor Alexander gained professional expertise in public accounting, auditing, municipal treasury, research, and training. Supervisor Alexander previously worked in the Fiscal Department of the Behavioral Health Division and has the distinction of being one of the few Milwaukee County employees to be elected to the County Board.
Supervisor Alexander currently serves on the Intergovernmental Relations Committee, the Transportation and Public Works Committee, and the Parks, Energy, and Environment Committee. She is also the Chairwoman of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council and has been appointed to the Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council by Gov. Scott Walker. In addition to her County Board commitments, Supervisor Alexander is nearing completion of a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Regent University.
Deanna and her husband, Philip, own a home in the Nash Park neighborhood and are the proud parents of two daughters. Deanna enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and home renovation projects.