The Greater Wisconsin Committee is a Wisconsin nonstock corporation with tax-exempt status. We are a section 501(c)(4) organization under Internal Revenue Service rules. A 501(c)(4) organization influences legislation and/or influences public opinion.
We are independent issue advocates. We do not support or work in cooperation with any candidate for Wisconsin or federal office or with any individual or political party committee that could be considered an agent of a candidate. We coordinate with other organizations engaged in independent activities, including other tax exempt organizations. The Greater Wisconsin Committee takes all the necessary legal steps to make sure our activities are in full compliance with state and federal law.
The Greater Wisconsin Political Action Committee is a state PAC registered with the Government Accountability Board and may support or oppose candidates through independent expenditure campaigns not coordinated with candidates or their committees.
The Greater Wisconsin Political Fund is a independent political organization known as a 527, which can engage in activities that support public issues, public officials, and candidates for public office.
Michelle McGrorty, Executive Director
Eleven years working in Wisconsin politics, specializing in fundraising, campaign management and grass roots lobbying campaigns.
Kirk Brown, General Strategic & Media Consultant
Twenty years of experience, both nationally and in Wisconsin, as a pollster, gubernatorial aide, and campaign and message strategist.
Jim Youngerman, President
Jane Gellman, Vice President and Treasurer