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Alder Denise DeMarb

Alder Denise DeMarb

Home Address:
6010 Fredericksburg Lane
Madison , WI 53718

Phone: 608-358-3195
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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Alder Denise DeMarb was elected to the role of District 16 alderperson on April 16, 2013. In 2014, Alder DeMarb was elected Council President Pro Tem by the Common Council.


In addition to serving on the Common Council, Alder DeMarb serves on many committees: Board of Estimates, Common Council Organizational Committee, Community Services Committee, Early Childhood Care and Education Committee, Ho-Chunk Nation/City of Madison Joint Planning Committee, Lamp House Block Ad Hoc Plan Committee, and the Sustainable Madison Transportation Master Plan Oversight Committee (Madison in Motion). She works closely with the eight neighborhoods in her district.


She has worked with members of the Stoughton Road Revitalization Project board, neighborhood leaders and city planning staff to review zoning along the road and to spearhead the Dutch Mill Triangle plan, an area which serves as the front door to much of the district.


She is working with other alders to do a deep dive on the city's capital budget and remains committed to helping single mothers learn new job skills while providing quality care for their young children. She has connected District 16 business owners in need of reliable employees to local job training programs. She also works with county and state representatives, as well as other alders, on a variety of initiatives important to neighborhood leaders. Alder DeMarb is also a member of the Eastside Neighborhood Association Coalition.


Professional Career

Prior to becoming an alderperson, Denise was employed in public accounting and global finance.

BS - Accounting, Northern Illinois University

Masters level work - Sustainability, Edgewood College


Alder DeMarb and her husband Scott have lived in the district for 16 years. They enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.