Board of Supervisors

Anthony Staskunas

17th District Supervisor

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Supervisor Anthony Staskunas

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About Supervisor Staskunas

Tony Staskunas was first elected to the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on April 2, 2013. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee. He is also a member of the Economic and Community Development Committee.

Tony is a graduate of West Allis Nathan Hale High School; cum laude UW-Milwaukee (Phi Beta Kappa) 1983; and J.D. UW-Madison 1986. Prior to his election to the board, he was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1996, serving most notably as the Speaker Pro Tempore in 2009 - 2011 and the Minority Caucus Chair from 2007 - 2009. He also served as West Allis Alderman from 1988 - 1997.

Throughout his time in public service, Tony has received many awards and honors including:

  • West Allis/West Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce Community Partnership Award
  • Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Champion
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving-Public Policy Recognition Award
  • Wisconsin PTA Friend of Education Award
  • Independent Business Assn. of Wisconsin Freshman of the Session Award
  • Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Working For Wisconsin Award
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project Outstanding Pro Bono Participation Award

Tony has also been an active member in the Milwaukee County community by serving on the Wisconsin State Fair Park Board from 2000 - 2012. Prior to that, from 1999 - 2006, he was a board member for the West Allis/West Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce and a founding member of the West Allis/West Milwaukee Community Alliance Against Drugs. Along with being a public servant, Tony is a practicing attorney with his office in West Allis.

Tony resides with his wife and three children in West Allis.

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I Serve on These Committees

  • Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee (vice chair)
  • Economic and Community Development
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Press Releases

County Board Introduces Resolution to Prohibit Use of Chokeholds


13 Milwaukee County Supervisors have introduced a resolution calling upon the county’s Civil Service Commission to prohibit the use of chokeholds and asphyxia by all Milwaukee County employees, including Sheriff’s Deputies and Correction Officers.

Supervisor Staskunas Announces Support for O'Donnell Park Deal


Milwaukee County Supervisor Anthony Staskunas today announced he will support the sale of O’Donnell Park to Northwestern Mutual, saying he is confident that the company will keep its promises to maintain open space and public parking at the facility.

Sheriff Clarke Rejects Invitation to Meet with Judiciary Committee


Sheriff David Clarke, Jr., did not appear at a special meeting of the County's Judiciary, Safety, and General Services Committee Thursday morning that was called specifically for him.

Staskunas Urges Southridge Management to Restore Bus Stop at Mall Entrance


Milwaukee County Supervisor Anthony Staskunas has sent a letter to Simon Properties, owners of Southridge Mall, and local mall management asking them to reconsider their decision to remove a bus stop from mall property.

Supervisor Anthony Staskunas Welcomes Demolition of Estabrook Dam


Supervisor Anthony Staskunas announced his strong support for removing the Estabrook Park dam and released the following statement.

County Supervisor Anthony Staskunas Opposes $60 Wheel Tax


County Supervisor Anthony Staskunas announced his opposition to County Executive Chris Abele's proposed $60 wheel tax, and released the following statement.

Supervisor Staskunas on Rejection of Transit RFP


Milwaukee County Supervisor Tony Staskunas, Vice Chair of the Administrative Determination Review Committee Issued the Following Statement on the Committee’s Rejection of a Transit RFP:

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