Board of Supervisors
 

Sequanna Taylor

5th District Supervisor

Represented County Supervisory District 2 prior to decennial redistricting

Supervisor Taylor

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About Supervisor Taylor

Sequanna Taylor has a true passion for her community. With several years of experience working with her community in Milwaukee, she is elated to have been elected as the 5th District County Supervisor and will take this opportunity to relentlessly work hard to get results.

Making changes in our neighborhoods started long before she came into official office. Having the chance now to be able to implement new ideas and solutions is very exciting. Understanding that together change will happen, one day at a time, enhancing our community is Sequanna's number one priority.

Holding this seat is important to Supervisor Taylor because the city, county and their residents have always been important to her. Despite challenges that the board has faced related to time and salary, she believes that County Supervisors still have the ability to be change agents for the betterment of Milwaukee County families. She believes the County can continue to do great work and make effective changes in our community even in a transitional state. She knows it will take a lot of hard work but she is committed to the process.

Sequanna Taylor's experience and community involvement include:

  • CEO, Open Arms Inc.
  • Parent Engagement Specialist, MPS
  • President of the Milwaukee Educational Assistant Association
  • Executive Board Member of Milwaukee Teachers Education Association
  • National Education Association (NEA) Board of Director 
  • Ordained Missionary of COGIC
  • Wisconsin County Association Board
  • Milwaukee Public School Board Director for District 3
  • Wisconsin Association of School Boards
  • CEO, Taylor Legacies
  • Member or Dream Team United MKE

As the 5th District County Supervisor, she will continue to fight for the community, parents and constituents at large to determine what is right for our county. She is a voice for our community and knows that together we can move our county forward.

Supervisor Taylor serves as Chair of the Intergovernmental Relations Committee, and as Vice-Chair of the Finance Committee.

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All Press Release, Newsletter, and In The News content dated prior to April 18, 2022, reflects Supervisor Taylor representing County Supervisory District 2 prior to decennial Milwaukee County redistricting.

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Press Releases

Board of Supervisors Adopts 1st Vice Chair Taylor Resolution Declaring November National Runaway Prevention Month

Feb-03-2023

Yesterday the County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution authored by 1st Vice-Chair Sequanna Taylor and Supervisor Ryan Clancy declaring November National Runaway Prevention Month in Milwaukee County.

1st Vice Chair Taylor Amendment Funding Safety Upgrades at Senior Centers Recommended by Finance Committee

Nov-07-2022

The County Board’s Finance Committee recommended for adoption a budget amendment sponsored by 1st Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor that would allocate funds towards security system upgrades and backup generators across county senior centers as well as lighting upgrades at the McGovern Park Senior Center.

Board of Supervisors to Celebrate Black History Month with February 2 Program

Jan-31-2023

The County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Supervisors Taylor, Martin and Coggs-Jones to Host Town Hall Meeting on 2023 Milwaukee County Budget

Oct-17-2022

On Wednesday, October 19, Supervisors Sequanna Taylor, Felesia A. Martin and Priscilla Coggs-Jones will host a town hall meeting on the 2023 Milwaukee County Budget at the McGovern Park Senior Center.

Supervisor Taylor Honored with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Dec-15-2022

On Friday, December 3 County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor was honored with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Supervisor Taylor made the following statement.

Supervisors Vincent and Taylor Welcome Milwaukee County Youth Back to School

Sep-01-2022

Milwaukee County Supervisors Kathleen Vincent and Sequanna Taylor released the following statements encouraging students and staff across Milwaukee County.

1st Vice Chair Taylor Recognizes Anniversary of Rosa Parks Refusing to Give Up Bus Seat

Dec-01-2022

On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, setting off a 13-month boycott that culminated in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregated public buses are unconstitutional.

County Supervisors Coggs-Jones, Taylor, Clancy, and Rolland to Host Virtual Housing Strategy Meeting

Aug-11-2022

Milwaukee County Supervisors Priscilla Coggs-Jones, Sequanna Taylor, Ryan Clancy, and Shawn Rolland will host a virtual housing strategy meeting on Monday, August 15 from 5 – 6 p.m.

1st Vice Chair Taylor Encourages Increased Voter Participation in District 5

Nov-07-2022

The 2022 General Election takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8. Supervisor Sequanna Taylor issued the following statement encouraging increased participation in District 5.

Supervisors Taylor, Clancy, Coggs-Jones Decry Recommendation of Rejection for Housing Insecurity, Eviction and Racial Equity Subcommittee

Jun-22-2022

The Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning Committee voted to recommend rejection of a proposed ordinance change which would create a subcommittee comprised of members of the community, to focus on housing insecurity and develop housing eviction prevention strategies while ensuring racial equity.

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In The News

Urban Milwaukee: Abortion Referendum Will Be On Spring Ballots

Dec-15-2022

The Milwaukee County Board approved an advisory referendum Thursday that will ask voters their opinion on Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban.

Spectrum News 1: Meet Milwaukee County Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor

Sep-23-2022

As Milwaukee County Vice Chair, Sequanna Taylor had to learn to find balance between a busy work and personal life, finding that living in the district she serves requires her to bring work home.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Considering Abortion Referendum, Again

Dec-08-2022

The Milwaukee County Board is again considering an advisory referendum asking voters their opinion on Wisconsin’s 1849 law banning abortion. It narrowly voted to reject a similar proposal in advance of the November election.

Urban Milwaukee: Vote Could Send More Youth to Lincoln Hills

Sep-22-2022

A vote by the Milwaukee County Board Thursday could end up sending more children to the troubled state-run youth prisons at Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Adopts 2023 County Budget

Nov-11-2022

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted a 2023 budget Thursday after spending nearly 12 hours reviewing amendments.

Urban Milwaukee: Johnsons Park To Be Renamed

Sep-19-2022

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance Committee approved changing the name of Johnsons Park, or rather, completing the name. The committee recommended approval of a proposal from Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson that would change the name from Johnsons Park to Clarence and Cleopatra Johnson Park.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Approves Coggs Building Funding

Sep-28-2022

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved approximately $32.3 million in funds for a new county building to replace the Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center.

Milwaukee Community Journal: Supervisor Taylor to Host Community Movie Night at Madison Park

Aug-09-2022

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host a “Community Movie Night” screening of Space Jam: A New Legacy on Wednesday, August 10 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Madison Park (9800 W. Glendale Ave., Wauwatosa) picnic area #1.

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