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

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.

Supervisor Taylor to Host Mobile Meet Up with MCTS

Nov-29-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host a Mobile Meet Up with Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) on Wednesday, December 1. Supervisor Taylor will take the opportunity to honor Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks during the meet up.

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.

Supervisor Taylor to Co-Host Free Thanksgiving Community Event

Nov-23-2021

County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor, Dream Team United MKE and Parklawn Assembly of God will host their annual “Breaking Bread Community Thanksgiving Feast” on Thursday, November 25. The event will run from noon-3 p.m. at the corner of North 35th and Center Street.

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.

Supervisor Taylor Statement on the Rittenhouse Verdict

Nov-19-2021

Today Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on counts of intentional, reckless, and attempted homicide and reckless endangerment by a Kenosha County jury. “Today’s verdict highlights the immense bias our criminal justice system has towards preserving the innocence of white men, even those accused of horrific crimes,” said Supervisor Sequanna Taylor.

Supervisor Taylor to Host Annual McGovern Night Out June 29

Jun-22-2022

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor will host this year’s "McGovern Night Out" on Wednesday, June 29 from 5-7 p.m. The event is an opportunity for neighbors to socialize and learn more about community organizations that provide essential services.

Supervisor Taylor Statement on 2022 Milwaukee County Budget

Nov-08-2021

Today the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted [11-6] the 2022 Milwaukee County budget. Five amendments sponsored by Supervisor Sequanna Taylor were adopted as part of the budget.

Supervisor Taylor Recognizes Leaders for Work Combatting Domestic Violence, Breast Cancer

Nov-04-2021

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor presented County Board citations to Karin Tyler of the City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention and community organization Making Strides of Milwaukee at today’s County Board meeting.

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In The News

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.

JS Online: Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office Projects a $4.6M Overtime Deficit as Jail Staffing Shortages Soar

May-19-2022

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is projecting a 2022 overtime deficit of roughly $4.6 million — a result of extreme staffing shortages at the County Jail.

Urban Milwaukee: Board Approves Two Fall Referendums

Jul-28-2022

After a month of lengthy debates, the Milwaukee County Board approved two advisory ballot measures for the November election. The non-binding referendums will ask voters their opinion on statewide legalization of marijuana and the banning of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons.

Urban Milwaukee: Nicholson Shuffles Board’s Leadership

May-03-2022

Marcelia Nicholson was recently re-elected Chair of the Milwaukee County Board on an unanimous vote, and has announced a slate of committee chairs for the board’s new session that scrambles the old leadership.

Urban Milwaukee: Supervisors Seek Marijuana Referendum

Jul-05-2022

A group of supervisors are seeking to put an advisory referendum on ballots in Milwaukee County for the Nov. 8 election asking residents if they support the legalization of marijuana.

Milwaukee Independent: Memorial Bench Unveiled at Red Arrow Park to Honor Dontre Hamilton and Support Care for Mental Health

May-02-2022

The Dontre Hamilton Memorial Bench was unveiled to the public on “Dontre Day,” the annual event that honors him, at Red Arrow Park where it was installed at the site of his death.

Wisconsin Examiner: Proposed Milwaukee County Housing and Eviction Subcommittee Rejected

Jun-23-2022

Members of a Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors committee voted to recommend the rejection of the creation of a housing insecurity, eviction and racial equity subcommittee.

CBS 58: Bench Dedicated in Dontre Hamilton's Honor at Red Arrow Park

Apr-30-2022

Dozens of family and friends, elected officials and community activists gathered in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee Saturday, April 30 to dedicate a bench in honor of Dontre Hamilton.

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