State Council on Affirmative Action

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Photo credit: Wisconsin Department of Health Services (​2023 Diversity Awards State Council on Affirmative Action, pictured from left to right: Adin Palau, Carlene Bechen, Christopher Kilgour, Yee Leng Xiong, Laurice Lincoln, Corrinda Rainey-Moore, Kathy Blumenfeld, Governor Tony Evers, Lt. Governor Sara Rodriguez, Jen Flogel, Angela Nash, Shakita LaGrant-McClain, Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Ankita Bharadwaj, Alenka Dries, DeVon Wilson)

The State Council on Affirmative Action, appointed by the Office of the Governor and State legislature, advises the DPM Administrator on state affirmative action efforts. The council evaluates the progress of affirmative action programs throughout the civil service system, seeks compliance with state and federal regulations and recommends improvements in state affirmative action efforts as an employer. In carrying out its responsibilities, the council may recommend legislation, consult with agency personnel and other interested persons, conduct hearings and take other appropriate​ action to promote affirmative action. The Bureau of Equity and Inclusion provides staff to the council. Council meetings are held regularly and are open to the public. State Council ​on Affirmative Action meeting notices are published on Wisconsin Public Meeting Notices and Minutes - Department of Administration.​

Photo credit: Wisconsin Department of Health Services (​2023 Diversity Award Winner - OCI, pictured from left to right: Corrinda Rainey-Moore, Angela Nash, Karyn Culver, Lilian Kahite, Kristina Thole, Kathy Blumenfeld, Governor Tony Evers, Nathan Houdek, Jen Flogel, Laurice Lincoln, Sarah Wehnes, Jill Kelly, and Kendra Lazzeroni)


Photo credit: Wisconsin Department of Health Services (Virginia Hart Award winner - Sheralynn Stach from DNR (l-r: Laurice Lincoln, Corrinda Rainey-Moore, Kathy Blumenfeld, Sheralynn Stach, Governor Tony Evers, Lt. Governor Sara Rodriguez, Jen Flogel, Angela Nash, Jennifer Cole)



Photo credit: Wisconsin Department of Health Services (Ann Lydecker award winner, UW Stout, as well as the Outstanding Leadership award winner – Dr Alison Lukowski from UW Stout and Glendali Rodriguez the Lifetime of Service Award winner also from UW Stout. (l-r: Angela Nash, Corrinda Rainey-Moore, Laurice Lincoln, Kathy Blumenfeld, Governor Tony Evers, Angie Ruppe, Lt. Governor Sara Rodriguez, Jen Flogel, Dr. Alison Lukowski, UW-Stout Chancellor Katherine Frank and Glendali Rodriguez)

About the SCAA:

Mission/Bylaws of the State Council on Affirmative Action

State Co​uncil Members contact information​

​​​Annual Reports:​​​

2020 State Council on Affirmative Action - Annual Report

2021 State Council on Affirmative Action - Annual Report

2022 State Council on Affirmative Action - Annual Report

​​​Diversity Award:

The Council also created and facilitates the annual Diversity Awards for state agencies and higher learning institutions.

 

For more information on the Council or to obtain a copy of meeting minutes please email doadpmbei@wisconsin.gov. ​