Supervisor Martin Weddle was honored to be elected to the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on his 36th birthday, Tuesday, November 4th, 2014.
Supervisor Weddle won a special election with 74-percent of the vote, a new record for the County Board.
Prior to being elected to office, Supervisor Weddle served the Board for a decade as a legislative policy research analyst and legislative assistant.
Supervisor Weddle was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated from James Madison High School. Supervisor Weddle received his bachelor's degree in information science from UW-Milwaukee and his master's degree in information systems management from Keller Graduate School of Management.
The son of Executive Director of Northcott Neighborhood House, Mac Weddle, and Bernadette Sinclair, a reading teacher for Milwaukee Public Schools for 35 years, Supervisor Weddle learned the value of community service at a young age and has carried community-oriented values and service into his adulthood where he has been a champion recreational specialist, youth mentor, athletics coach, and chess coach for over a decade at a local youth center in one of the city's most challenged neighborhoods.
Supervisor Weddle has also served the community through work at Milwaukee Public Schools Recreation program, Milwaukee Area Technical College's GEAR-UP program, and Shorewood Public Schools.
Supervisor Weddle is Vice-Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee, a member of the Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee, and a member of the Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee.
Supervisor Weddle's legislative platform is focused on the creation and sustaining of family supporting jobs, enhanced public transportation, and ensuring our communities are safe.
Supervisor Weddle is ready to lead through service.