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Leah Vukmir

Leah Vukmir, American state legislator. Registered Nurse, certified Pediatric Nurse Practicioner. Recipient Unsung Hero award, Center Education Reform Washington, 1998, Alumni Achievement award, Brookfield East High School, 2002. Member of West Allis Speedskating Club, Wauwatosa Republican Club.


  • Vukmir, Leah was born on April 26, 1958 in Milwaukee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Marquette University, 1980. Master of Science in Nursing, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1983.


    • Member Republican Party of Milwaukee County, Republican Party of Waukesha County, American Legislation Exchange Council, Health and Human Services Executive Committee, Standards and Assessments Subcommittee, Governor Thompson's Task Force on Education and Learning, English/Language Arts Task Force, Council on Model Academic Standards. Former nursing teacher St. Mary's Medical Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin, nurse. Former research fellow Wisconsin Policy Research Institute.

      Member, referee West Allied Speedskating Club. Referee Amateur Skating Union of the United States. Past president, co-founder Parents Raising Educational Standards in Schools.

      Member District 14 Wisconsin State Assembly, 2002—2011. Member District 5 Wisconsin State Senate, since 2011.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, certified Pediatric Nurse Practicioner.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of West Allis Speedskating Club, Wauwatosa Republican Club.


    • Married George Vukmir. Children: Elena, Nicholas.
    • spouse: George Vukmir
    • children: Elena Vukmir
    • Nicholas Vukmir
    Leah Vukmir
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    Born April 26, 1958
    (age 59)
    • 1980
      Marquette University
    • 1983
      University Wisconsin
    • 2002 - 2011
      member, District 14 Wisconsin State Assembly
    • 2011
      member, District 5 Wisconsin State Senate
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