Alderman Cavalier Johnson has been appointed to the Board of Directors
for the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, an advocacy organization
working on behalf of Wisconsin’s cities and villages.
“As Wisconsin’s largest, most diverse and only City of the First Class,
Milwaukee’s needs are unique and its voice must be heard,” Alderman
Johnson said. “I very much look forward to building relationships across
our state and working to focus on those things that make us stronger,
In addition to advocating on behalf of the state’s cities and villages,
the League of Wisconsin Municipalities provides legal services, training
and networking opportunities to its members. The organization was
founded in 1898 and counts 597 of the state’s 601 cities and villages as
“Alderman Johnson brings both youthful energy and a critical Milwaukee
perspective to the league board. His active participation will make the
league stronger,” League of Wisconsin Municipalities Executive Director
Jerry Deschane said.
Alderman Johnson joins the 16-member board at a crucial time as the
league prepares for the upcoming legislative session. The league’s 2017
Strategic Plan calls for continued strengthening of the league’s
relationship with the state legislature.
Before his election this year to represent Milwaukee’s 2nd Aldermanic
District, Alderman Johnson served as a community outreach liaison for
the city, working diligently with community and faith leaders to find
creative solutions to some of Milwaukee’s most pressing issues. As
alderman, he is focused on issues like public safety, investing in
infrastructure and economic development.
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