For Immediate Release
January 08, 2008
Secretary Names New Legislative Director
MADISON, (Wis.) – Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF)
Secretary David Stella announced today the appointment of Matthew
Stohr as the Department's Director of the Office of Legislation,
Communications and Planning. He replaces Bob Conlin, whom Stella
appointed Deputy Secretary last fall.
Stohr, of McFarland, will serve as the agency's liaison with the
legislature, the Governor's office, and the media; oversee the
Department's communications initiatives; and coordinate the agency's
overall strategic planning activities.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stohr previously
was a legislative associate for the Wisconsin Counties Association,
representing the interests of county government on legislative,
administrative, and budget issues. He will begin his duties January 14.
Stohr can be reached at (608) 266-3641.