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Chesley Para Erwin

Chesley Para Erwin, lawyer. Bar: Wisconsin 1987, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Wisconsin 1987.

Background

  • Erwin, Chesley Para was born on April 6, 1953. Son of Chesley Para and Constance June (Raab) Erwin.

  • Education

    • Student, Occidental College, 1972. AB, Stanford University, 1974. Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration, University Wisconsin, 1976.

      Master of Science in Business, University Wisconsin, 1976. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1987. Master of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, 1987.

    Career

    • Intern Bureau Fiscal Policy Planning and Analysis Wisconsin Department Revenue, 1976. Energy researcher energy system and policy research group Institute Environmental Studies, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1974-1976. Health planning analyst Wisconsin Department Health and Social Services, 1976-1977.

      Energy analyst Office State Planning and Energy Wisconsin Department Administration, 1977-1978. Government relations specialist Wisconsin Power & Light Company, 1978-1981, regulatory affairs advisor, 1981-1985, coordinator environmental regulation, 1985-1988. With Law Offices Niebler & Niebler, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, 1989-1990.

      Private practice Brookfield, since 1990. Founder, president Environmental Information Services Ltd., 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1987, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Wisconsin 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member New Republican Conference Wisconsin, since 1976. Coordinator Anderson for President, Dane County, Wisconsin, 1979-1980. Moderator, president 1st Congressional United Church of Christ, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 1986.

    Alternate delegate Republican National Convention, 1980. Member Waukesha County Solid Waste Management Board, 1982-1985. Member Chicago Council Foreign Relations.

    Member Indiana Business Association of Wisconsin (chair environmental committee since 1998), Wisconsin State Bar, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Association (chairman environmental committee 1988-1990).

    Connections

    • Married Karen Jane Leonard, December 27, 19874.
    • father: Chesley Para Erwin
    • mother: Constance June (Raab) Erwin
    • spouse: Karen Jane Leonard
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    Born April 6, 1953
    (age 64)