Leah Vukmir is serving in her second term in the Wisconsin Senate. She previously served four terms in the Wisconsin Assembly. Leah is the Assistant Majority Leader in the Senate. She is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services. Additionally, she is serving for the first time on the Joint Committee on Finance, while continuing her work on the Senate Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Leah has spent her career working as a Registered Nurse and was previously a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She currently teaches part-time at a home health care agency and has used her extensive background in health care to author legislation that has improved health care quality in Wisconsin.
During her time in the State Legislature, Leah has been a leader on education policy. She has worked tirelessly to ensure that every child in Wisconsin has access to an outstanding education.
Prior to her election to the legislature, Leah served on various gubernatorial committees studying statewide educational policy and worked as a contributing author and research fellow for the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute.