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Sequanna Taylor

5th District Supervisor

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

Map of the 5th Supervisory District

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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

Supervisor Taylor Urges Community Action in Wake of Domestic Violence Homicides

Apr-23-2024

In response to the alarming surge of homicides in Milwaukee, Supervisor Sequanna Taylor is calling upon residents to take proactive measures and stand against this crisis.

Budget Amendment Elevates Community Voices, Fuels Ongoing Budget Collaboration Among Supervisors

Nov-03-2023

Today, Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson, in collaboration with several co-sponsors, authored a proposal unanimously adopted by the Committee on Finance to amend Milwaukee County’s 2024 recommended budget.

Supervisors Applaud Creation of County and Cities Housing Committee

Mar-06-2024

The Committee on Health Equity, Human Needs and Strategic Planning has recommended the approval of a resolution to create a County and Cities Housing Committee.

“Birth to 3” Budget Amendment Recommended for Adoption

Oct-27-2023

Yesterday, the Finance Committee approved Amendment 38 to the 2024 budget, which increases expenditures for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Birth to 3 Program funding.

Board of Supervisors to Celebrate Black History Month with Program Showcasing “African Americans and the Arts”

Jan-29-2024

The County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its monthly meeting on Thursday, February 1 at 9:30 a.m.

Milwaukee County Board Supervisors Collaborate on Budget, Vote to Enhance County Services, Invest in Safety and Security

Oct-26-2023

Today, Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson, in collaboration with co-sponsors, authored a proposal adopted by the Finance Committee to enhance County services and invest in public safety.

Supervisor Taylor to Host Re-Entry Unblemished Event

Nov-28-2023

Tomorrow, Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor, in collaboration with Judge Milton Childs, State Representative Evan Goyke, and other panelists, will host a Re-Entry Unblemished event. This event aims to provide guidance and opportunities for individuals in the justice-involved community.

Supervisors Taylor, Coggs-Jones, and Johnson, Jr. to Host Joint 2024 Budget Town Hall

Oct-12-2023

On Tuesday, October 17, Supervisors Sequanna Taylor, Priscilla Coggs-Jones, and Willie Johnson, Jr. will host a joint town hall meeting on the 2024 Milwaukee County Budget at Freewill Church of God in Christ.

Supervisor Taylor Applauds Support for “Birth to 3” Program in 2024 Budget

Nov-09-2023

Today, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted [17-1] to approve Amendment 38 to the 2024 Budget, which increases expenditures for the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Birth to 3 Program funding.

Supervisor Taylor to Host Re-Entry Unblemished Event at Clinton Rose Senior Center

Sep-27-2023

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor, in partnership with Judge Milton Childs, Vaun Mayes, Elijah Tucker, Ed Hennings and Latoya Greer will hold another event in the “Re- Entry Unblemished” series to offer advice and opportunities to individuals involved in the justice system.

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In The News

JS Online: For First Time, Women Make Up Majority of Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors

Apr-15-2024

History was made at the swearing-in ceremony of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on Monday: With 10 of 18 members being women, the body has its first female majority.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Supports Professional Licensing for DACA Recipients

Mar-18-2024

The Milwaukee County Board is moving to support a proposed state bill that would make DACA recipients — undocumented residents who are otherwise legally working and paying taxes — eligible to apply for professional licensing.

CBS 58: Historic Day: Women Now Hold the Majority on the Milwaukee County Board

Apr-15-2024

History was made Monday, at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Eighteen members of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors were sworn into office, 10 of them being women, marking the first time in nearly 200 years that women hold a majority.

Urban Milwaukee: Committee Backs Housing Voucher Incentives

Mar-16-2024

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is moving to fund an incentive program aimed at helping more tenants receiving rental assistance get into housing.

Urban Milwaukee: County Board Wants Ceasefire In Gaza, But Only By A Narrow Margin

Mar-22-2024

After hours of debate and thousands of people submitting comments, the Milwaukee County Board approved a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Israel’s war on the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

Urban Milwaukee: Joint City-County Housing Committee Gaining Support

Mar-06-2024

Third time’s the charm for an effort to create a task force focused on housing in Milwaukee County.

JS Online: Milwaukee County Board Calls for a Permanent Cease-fire in Gaza

Mar-21-2024

In a chamber packed with pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli demonstrators, a divided Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Thursday calling for an immediate and permanent cease-fire in Israel and Gaza.

JS Online: Here's What We Know About Milwaukee County's Release of Bodycam Footage

Feb-05-2024

Milwaukee County is playing a waiting game when it comes to reviewing policy changes that could potentially offer a recommended timeframe for when bodycam footage is released by local law enforcement to family members and the public.

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