The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents will get three new members in May, under a series of appointments announced Friday. Governor Scott Walker has appointed José Delgado, Eve Hall, and Anicka Purath to serve on the board. Walker also named Susan Schaumburg to the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.
Delgado is a Marquette University graduate and retired electrical engineer who was President and CEO of American Transmission Company. He will serve a seven year term on the Board that begins on May 1.
Hall, of New Berlin, will also fill a seven year term that takes effect in May. Her career includes work with the Family Service of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Schools, and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc. She currently serves as president of the African American Chamber of Commerce.
Purath will serve a one-year term as the traditional student representative on the Board of Regents. The Mount Pleasant native is a sophomore at UW-La Crosse, studying Political Science. She replaces Chad Landes, who graduates in May.
All three appointments will require Senate confirmation.
Schaumburg will serve a two year term on the Wisconsin Technical College System Board that expires in May of 2015. She is a certified nursing assistant and is returning to school to become a registered nurse. Schaumburg also currently serves on the Higher Education Aids Board and helped organize the National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting that was held in Milwaukee last August. Her term on the Board will begin upon confirmation by the Senate.