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Alder Joseph R. Clausius

Alder Joseph R. Clausius

Home Address:
18 Clarendon Ct
Madison , WI 53704

Phone: 608-244-5066
district17@cityofmadison.com
Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Joe Clausius was first elected to the Madison City Council in 2007.  He has been reelected continuously since then.

Joe grew up in Frank Lloyd Wright's hometown of Richland Center.  After high school he attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville earning a bachelors degree in political science.  His career as a health lobbyist at American Family Insurance spanned 33 years. Along the way, Joe served as an alder on the Sun Prairie City Council and spearheaded the construction of the first community aquatic center in Dane County.

After retirement, Joe became involved in Madison's political scene and is now serving his fourth term as the District 17 Alder for the Far East side.  Among his committee assignments, Joe proudly serves as a member of the Madison Board of Park Commissioners.  He embraces that role as a steward of Madison's parks for both present and future generations of Madison residents.

In the Madison community, Joe is an officer in the Clarendon Hills Homeowners Association and a member of the Friends of Starkweather Creek.  He has been affiliated with the summer Concerts On The Square series since its inception and presently is the concert volunteer co-coordinator.