Karen (Karen) R. Hurd (R-SH68)
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Capitol: 608.237.9168
FAX: 608.282.3668
District: 715.577.4860
Room 15 North State Capitol 2 East Main Street
Madison, WI 53702

District Office:
835 South Liberty Street
Fall Creek, WI 54742
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Steven   
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairAssembly Committee on Transportation
MemberAssembly Committee on Family Law
MemberAssembly Committee on Agriculture
MemberAssembly Committee on Energy and Utilities
MemberAssembly Committee on Rural Development
MemberAssembly Committee on Corrections
Counties Representing
Chippewa / Eau Claire


Karen is a graduate of the American Academy of Nutrition (now called Huntington College of Health Sciences), doing her coursework in Comprehensive Nutrition. This institution is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

She received her Master of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Saint Joseph in December 2017 and is currently enrolled at The George Washington University in the Master of Public Health program.

Karen holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Languages (Spanish as a major, German as a minor) from Truman State University, graduating in 1980 Summa Cum Laude. She graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1976 ranking in the top 1% of the graduating class of over 600 students.

Upon graduation from college, Karen entered the U.S. Army and served four years as an officer in the Military Intelligence Corps. During this time she completed the Officer's Basic Course, the Electronic Warfare Course, and graduated from the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Defense course as the Honor Student. She received the Army Commendation Medal for outstanding service upon completion of her tour of duty. In 1984, she resigned her Regular Army commission to raise her family. She completed her time in service holding the rank of Captain.

Personal Karen has been married to her husband, Steven, for 42 years. They have five children, ages 26 through 35 years. They reside in Fall Creek, Wisconsin. Karen also is the executive producer of Scene and Hurd Productions, a film production company. To view information about Karen's current production, go to www.SceneandHurd.com.