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Kyle Richmond

District 4 Supervisor

Home Address

929 O'Sheridan St.
Madison, WI 53715

Contact

Home: 608/251-3171
richmond.kyle@countyofdane.com
/board/supervisor.aspx?district=4

Committees

Additional Information

    Kyle Richmond has been elected to the Dane County Board six times, from 2002 to 2012

    2012 Committee Assignments

    • Public Works & Transportation Committee (vice chairman)
    • Food Council
    • Park Commission
    • Solid Waste and Recycling Commission

    Previous assignments

    • Alliant Energy Center Commission
    • Comprehensive Planning Steering Committee
    • Environment, Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee (4-term chair)
    • Equal Opportunities Commission
    • Housing and Economic Development Work Group, Comprehensive Plan
    • Human Services Board
    • Lakes and Watershed Commission
    • Land & Water Related Steering Committee
    • Long Term Support Committee
    • North Fish Hatchery Road Advisory Committee (City of Fitchburg)
    • TID # 26 Joint Review Board (City of Madison)
    • Zoning and Natural Resources Committee

    Kyle ran for office in order to

    • protect green space and farmland through good land use policies
    • improve transportation options and protect the environment
    • create and maintain a strong, self-reliant, socially and environmentally sustainable local economy
    • preserve strong county human services for people with fewer privileges
    • ensure and encourage citizen participation in local government

    Kyle believes that government at all levels requires openness, debate, active citizen involvement and oversight by the people it serves. He is proud of the high level of civic activity in Dane County, and is honored to represent the residents of the 4th District and the county.

    Professional

    Director of Communications & Political Affairs, Wisconsin Association for Justice

    Personal

    Vociferous University of Wisconsin volleyball and basketball fan.
    Bicyclist, camper, canoeist, and frequent dog-walker.
    Former English teacher, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 1993-96 Former public health volunteer, Brethren Volunteer Service, Haiti, 1985-87.
    Born September 30, 1961 in Muncie, Indiana.

    Education

    Certificate in Adult Education, TESL, University of California at Berkeley, 1991.
    BA in Journalism, Indiana University, 1984. Certificate in Public Affairs, minor in Spanish.
    Diploma, Burris Laboratory School, Ball State University, 1980.

    Civic and Volunteer experience

    South Madison Senior Coalition
    Madison Community Health Center Board of Directors (now Access Community Health Centers)
    Bay Creek Neighborhood Association
    WORT Community Radio volunteer
    OutReach, Inc. volunteer

    "You make men love their government and their country by giving them the kind of government and the kind of country that inspire respect and love: a country that is free and unafraid, that lets the discontented talk in order to learn the causes of their discontent and end those causes."

    - Zechariah Chaffe, Jr.
    First Amendment scholar & Harvard University law professor