Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a former Sheboygan County Clerk to one of the new entities that will replace the board that oversees elections.
Walker appointed Julie Clancy, who is retired, to the Election Commission, according to a news release Friday. Clancy was the county clerk for Sheboygan County from 1995 to 2013. She was also president of the Wisconsin County Clerks Association from 2005 to 2006.
Walker on Friday also appointed Beverly Gill, election inspector for the town of Burlington, to the commission.
The Elections Commission and Ethics Commission will replace the non-partisan Government Accountability Board starting June 30. Walker has two appointments on each commission.
The Elections Commission also includes Milwaukee personal injury attorney Ann Jacobs; Brookfield personal injury attorney Mark Thomsen, of Cannon & Dunphy; Reinhart Van Dueren shareholder Don Millis; and Steve King, founder of Janesville capital investment firm King Capital LLC.