GEORGE L. CHRISTENSON
- MILWAUKEE COUNTY CLERK -
George Christenson is a lifetime resident of Milwaukee County and was elected Milwaukee County Clerk in 2016.
After attending West Allis Nathan Hale High School, George went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
George began his commitment to public service in 1993 serving as a Legislative Assistant to Wisconsin State Representative Jeannette Bell. George moved on to become Executive Director of Riverworks Development Corporation, an organization with the mission to renew a historically under-served community on Milwaukee’s north side.
George then served as the Deputy Executive Director and Director of Economic Development for the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) in Madison, Wisconsin.
In 2010, George was appointed to serve as Deputy County Clerk by Milwaukee County Clerk Joseph Czarnezki.
George has three sons, Matthew, Cameron and Bennett. George enjoys coaching Bennett’s baseball team and serves as a volunteer for the Wisconsin Rockhounds Select Baseball Club as well as the Boy Scouts of America where Cameron and Bennett are working toward their goal of becoming Eagle Scouts.