Deanna Alexander was re-elected 18th District Supervisor on April 5, 2016 and represents about 52,000 residents in Milwaukee’s northwestern corner, which borders Waukesha, Washington, and Ozaukee Counties.
Supervisor Alexander grew up in southeastern Wisconsin. She studied Accounting and Business Management at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and Public Administration at the graduate level at Regent University. Deanna has also served as an enlisted soldier in the Wisconsin Army National Guard with Milwaukee’s 57th Field Artillery Brigade.
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 Health and Human Needs Committee, and the Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee. She is also the Chairwoman of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council and a member of the Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council.
Deanna and her husband own a home in the Park Place community and are the proud parents of two daughters. Deanna enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and home renovation projects.