District #2 -- Erika Siemsen
Erika Siemsen, who was first elected to the Board in April 2019, previously served the district as an elementary educator for over 30 years. She had leadership roles as a member of the Governance Council, in PBIS, in teacher training, and in the implementation of Mindfulness and was a representative for the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association. Erika's years of service to the district were grounded in literacy education, restorative practices, and creating a learning environment that was welcoming to all. Erika graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a B.A. in elementary education and later received her Masters of Arts degree from Cardinal Stritch University in the area of literacy reform.
Erika is from a family of three generations of MPS, and she is MPS proud! She lives in the Washington Heights area with her husband and two dogs.
Term expires: April 2023
Phone: (414) 475-8284 (Office of Board Governance)