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.

Board Honors Milwaukee County Leaders During Black History Month Program

At its regular monthly meeting earlier this month, the Board of Supervisors celebrated Black History Month by recognizing Black Milwaukee County leaders for their leadership and service.

The program, which was coordinated by the board’s Black Caucus, included an invocation and prayer; the Black national anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing;” African drumming played for honorees; a presentation from local students; and remarks by supervisors and guests. The theme was “Celebrating Black Resilience.”

Organizers of the annual ceremony said the purpose of the event is to recognize the strides of Black leaders in Milwaukee County. "This is an opportunity to uplift the diversity of our county and all the great contributions our Black community has given to Milwaukee County," Chairwoman Marcella Nicholson said.

Milwaukee County leaders who received a plaque of honor included: Judge Carl Ashley, Assistant Highway Maintenance Supervisor Dawonn Aveheart, Deputy Corporation Counsel Scott Brown, Transportation Director Donna Brown-Martin, Employee Relations Director Charteisha Carson-Clark, County Executive Crowley, Human Resources Director Margo Franklin, Clerk of Circuit Court Anna Hodges, Inspector Douglas Holton Jr., Community Reintegration Center Superintendent Chantell Jewell, Health and Human Services Director Shakita LaGrant-McClain, Aging and Disabilities Services Administrator Marietta Luster, King Community Center Manager Valedemetria "Ms. Dee" McCollum, Judge Derek Mosley, Zoo Director Amos Morris, Health and Human Services Deputy Director David Muhammad, Community Business Development Partners Director Lamont Robinson, Office of Equity Director Jeff Roman and Director of Transportation Engineering Andrea Weddle-Henning.

Black History Month Citation Recipients

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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

Supervisors Testify at Public Hearing on Shared Revenue Autonomy Bill


On May 4, 2023, the Assembly Committee on Local Government held a public hearing on Assembly Bill 245, which proposes changes to county and municipal aid in Wisconsin. Supervisors Peter Burgelis, Ryan Clancy and Vice-Chair Sequanna Taylor attended the meeting.

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


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

Vice Chair Taylor, Community Leaders to Hold Press Conference on Disaster Relief to Mississippi, Little Rock, Memphis


Today, Vice-Chair Sequanna Taylor and several community leaders will hold a press conference to discuss disaster assistance efforts in Mississippi, Little Rock, and Memphis. It will provide information on the group's plans to deliver essential supplies to areas affected by the recent disasters.

Supervisor Taylor Honored with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award


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

Supervisor Taylor Commends Public Participation at Yesterday’s Re-Entry Unblemished Event


Yesterday, Supervisor Sequanna Taylor hosted Judge Milton Childs, Doyle Spencer, Vaun Mayes, Shannon Ross, Ed Hennings, Elijah Tucker and Pastor Neil Kelly for her latest Re- Entry Unblemished event.

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


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.

Supervisor Taylor to Host Re-Entry Unblemished Event


Tonight, Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor in partnership with Judge Milton Childs, several community leaders, and numerous community organizations, will hold a Re-Entry Unblemished event to offer advice and opportunities to individuals in the justice involved community.

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


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

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


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


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.

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In The News

Urban Milwaukee: Supervisors Back Sherman Park Overhaul


The Milwaukee County Board is poised to contribute nearly $1 million to an overhaul of Sherman Park. The board’s powerful Committee on Finance has approved approximately $962,000 for a project led by The Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club and called “Reimagining Sherman Park.”

Urban Milwaukee: Abortion Referendum Will Be On Spring Ballots


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

Urban Milwaukee: Highland Park To Become Harley Park


The Harley-Davidson Foundation is planning to invest approximately $350,000 in a Milwaukee County park adjacent to its corporate campus in exchange for changing the name to Harley Park. The announcement comes as Harley-Davidson prepares to build a large, privately-owned park on its campus.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Considering Abortion Referendum, Again


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.

CBS 58: Local Female Powerhouses Honored During Milwaukee County Board Meeting


Dozens of local female powerhouses were honored Thursday morning at the county courthouse by the Milwaukee County Board.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Adopts 2023 County Budget


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

TMJ4: Pardon and Expungement Panel Helps Milwaukeeans Navigate Legal Process


Formerly incarcerated Milwaukeeans can face many barriers when reentering society, from housing to finding a job. One way to help ease some of that burden is applying for a pardon for those who are eligible.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Approves Coggs Building Funding


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.

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