Janel (Janel) Brandtjen (R-22)

State Representative Janel Brandtjen

Janel (Janel) Brandtjen (R-22)
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Capitol: 608.267.2367
FAX: 608.282.3622
District: 414.915.8425
Room 12 West State Capitol 2 East Main Street
Madison, WI 53702
N52 W16632 Oak Ridge Trail
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Residence:Menomonee Falls, WI

Committee Assignments


Representative Janel Brandtjen was originally elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in November of 2014 and reelected in 2016 and 2018. She currently resides in Menomonee Falls with her husband Rick and their two daughters. She is the Chair of the Small Business Development Committee and the Vice-Chair of the Committee on Government Accountability & Oversight as well as the Community Development Committee. She is also a member of the following committees- Campaigns & Elections, Corrections, Public Benefit Reform, Science and Technology, Workforce Development, and Joint Committee on Information Policy and Technology. Janel was elected to the Waukesha County Board in 2008 serving on the Executive, Health & Human Services, and Judiciary & Law Enforcement Committees. Janel and her husband developed a marketing company in 1996, which operates in the Menomonee Falls area. Janel was born and raised in Wisconsin, and has lived in Menomonee Falls since 1998. She is a graduate of John Marshall High School and earned a Business Degree in Finance & Marketing from UW-Milwaukee. The Brandtjens are members of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Representative Brandtjen received the following awards- Wisconsin Pro-Life Legislator of the Year, 2016 Wisconsin Family Action Friend of Family, Life & Liberty Award, 2016, 2018 Associated Builders & Contractors Building Wisconsin Award, 2016 MMAC Champion of Commerce Award, 2015-16, 2017-18 WMC Working for Wisconsin Award, 2015-16, 2017-18 WDA Dental Academy Award, 2015, 2017 ABATE of Wisconsin, 2018 . Current Committees Committee on Campaigns & Elections Committee on Community Development (Vice-Chair) Committee on Corrections Committee on Government Accountability and Oversight (Vice-Chair) Committee on Public Benefit Reform Committee on Science and Technology Committee on Small Business Development (Chair) Committee on Workforce Development Joint Committee on Information Policy and Technology

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Rick   
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