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Nowak Joins SWIB Board of Trustees

Ellen Nowak
Ellen Nowak

In March Gov. Walker appointed Ellen Nowak to serve as the Department of Administration secretary. Therefore, Nowak will replace former DOA secretary Scott Neitzel on the SWIB Board of Trustees.

Nowak was appointed to the Public Service Commission by Gov. Walker and was named PSC chairperson in 2015. Prior to her time at the PSC, Nowak served as the chief of staff to Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas and as legal counsel and subsequent chief of staff to Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker John Gard.

Nowak has a law degree from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.