Julia T. Brown, Esq.

AAUW National Board Chair

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Julia Brown is a public administrator having served as both a City and County Manager and for various levels of government in Oklahoma, Washington, D.C., California and New Mexico, as well as in Corporate America.

Ms. Brown is a licensed attorney who graduated from Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she was law class President. Julia also served both as an enlisted soldier and an Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) Officer, Julia retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, and Deputy Commander of the 75th Legal Support Organization.

She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors related to her work experience and community and civic volunteer efforts  in addition to her extensive work with non-profit organizations in the areas of organizational formation and governance. Julia is a life member of AAUW and serves as the National Board Chairman. She also serves on the regional Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Board; and is a life member of both Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the National NAACP.

Kathy Evers

First Lady of Wisconsin

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First Lady Kathy Evers was born and raised in Plymouth, Wisconsin and met her future husband in kindergarten. They had their first date at the junior prom and have been married for more than 40 years.

Kathy graduated from Plymouth High School and later received an associate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. In a career spanning more than three decades, Kathy held IT management positions with private companies and provided computer software training and hardware technical support in Wisconsin public school districts,  technical colleges, and in the private sector. She and the Governor lived and worked in various communities throughout Wisconsin including Tomah, Oakfield, Verona, Oshkosh, and Madison.

Throughout her long career, Kathy has worked with people of all ages in technical support, training and management roles. Now that Kathy is retired from that field, she is an avid pickleball player​ and yoga practitioner. She and the Governor have three adult children, all public school graduates, and nine grandchildren.