Terese Berceau

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Terese Berceau
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 77th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3rd, 2013
Preceded by Brett Hulsey
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 76th district
In office
1999–2013
Preceded by Rebecca Young
Succeeded by Chris Taylor
Personal details
Born (1950-08-23) August 23, 1950 (age 63)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Stuart Levitan
Residence Madison, Wisconsin
Alma mater University of Wisconsin, Madison
Profession Educator
Religion Roman Catholic

Terese L. Berceau is a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 77th Assembly District.

Berceau was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and graduated from Green Bay East High School. She attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she received a Bachelor of Science in 1973. She has been a resident of Madison, Wisconsin since 1969.[1]

Prior to being elected to the State Assembly, Berceau served four terms on the Dane County Board of Supervisors from 1992 to 2000), representing the 20th Supervisory District on Madison's west side. She was Vice Chair of the Board from 1996 to 1998.

She also has served on the City of Madison Community Development Authority from 1983 to 1992 and was a board member on the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

Berceau was elected to represent the 76th Assembly District of Wisconsin in November 1998 after former State Representative Rebecca Young retired. The 76th District includes the southwestern quadrant of Madison, northern Fitchburg and parts of the Town of Madison. In the 1998 election, Berceau won with 71% of the total 22,603 votes cast, having a majority in all 26 wards. She was re-elected with 68% of the votes case in 2000. In 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008 Berceau ran unopposed.

As of 2007, Berceau is the ranking Democrat on the Assembly Urban and Local Affairs Committee and she is a member of the Assembly Children and Family Law Committee, the Assembly Insurance Committee and the Joint legislative Council. She also serves on the Wisconsin Historical Society Board of Curators.[2]

In the 2005-06 session, Berceau introduced twenty-five bills related to reproductive rights, consumer protection, workers' rights, health care reform, the protection of stem cell research and the teaching of evolution.

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