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1/26/21

Does Your Police Department Use Body or Dashboard Cameras?

In late 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Justice surveyed police departments and sheriff’s offices around the state in regards to their use of officer body cameras and vehicle dashboard cameras. The visual below documents each department’s response, as well as information the department provided in regards to their budget. The...Read More
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1/26/21

Forum hosts higher ed panel, elects new directors at 2021 Annual Meeting

While our 2021 Annual Meeting looked different this year, it still delivered what you’d expect from Forum events: informed, provocative discussion with high-profile guests on timely policy topics. More than 200 people tuned in virtually for our event, which featured a provocative discussion about our new report on the state...Read More
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1/4/21

4th Quarter 2020 President’s Message

The devastating impacts wrought by the global pandemic in 2020 have been appropriately discussed and contextualized by many others in the final days of this tragic year. Instead of reflecting on that damage in my year-end message, I’ll focus instead on our response. While the human suffering and economic devastation...Read More
Newsletter

1/4/21

News & Updates | 4th Quarter 2020

President’s Message The devastating impacts wrought by the global pandemic in 2020 have been appropriately discussed and contextualized by many others in the final days of this tragic year. Instead of reflecting on that damage in my year-end message, I’ll focus instead on the Forum’s role in responding. COVID-19 not...Read More
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12/15/20

Challenges Ahead for Higher Ed in Wisconsin

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11/19/20

2020 Norman N. Gill Award For Individual Excellence

Norman N. Gill Award For Individual Excellence Dale Peters City Manager, City of Eau Claire It’s a testament to the collaborative, results-oriented leadership style of Eau Claire City Manager Dale Peters that area business and community leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief this past spring when he postponed his...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 James R. Ryan Lifetime Achievement Award

James R. Ryan Lifetime Achievement Award Dianne Robertson Retired Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer, Village of Thiensville Perhaps the greatest accomplishment over Dianne’s 45-year career was to make flooding a thing of the past in this historic community. Thiensville has erected a bridge named “Dianne’s Bridge” in her honor and she has donated a...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Jean B. Tyler Leader of the Future Award

Jean B. Tyler Leader of the Future Abby Attoun Director of Planning and Community Development, City of Middleton Abby Attoun leads the Department of Planning & Community Development for the City of Middleton. Thirteen years ago she started with the City as a planner, and over that time her passion,...Read More
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11/19/20

2020 Excellence Under Pressure Award

Excellence Under Pressure TJ McCray Director of Instructional and Library Media Services, Madison Metropolitan School District When schools shut down on short notice due to COVID-19, TJ McCray worked to transform Wisconsin’s second largest school district — with over 27,000 students and 3,000 employees — into a virtual one. That...Read More