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)
Solid Waste and Recycling Commission
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.
Director of Communications & Political Affairs, Wisconsin Association for Justice
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.
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