Contact Us

In order to best direct your inquiries about campaign finance, lobbying, or the code of ethics, please send an email to the appropriate address listed below, or call (608) 266-8123. Send faxes to (608) 264-9319. Mail should be sent to: Wisconsin Ethics Commission, PO Box 7984, Madison, WI 53707-7984.

 

​General Agency Questions(608) 266-8123Ethics@wi.gov
​Campaign Finance(608) 266-8123EthicsCFIS@wi.gov
​Lobbying(608) 266-8123lobbying@wi.gov
​Code of Ethics(608) 266-8123Ethics@wi.gov

 

If you need to reach a specific staff member, please see the staff contact information below.

 
Name ​Title ​Phone Number ​Email
​Richard BohringerEthics Specialist(608) 267-7735Richard.Bohringer@wi.gov
Adam HarvellEthics Specialist(608) 267-9252Adam.Harvell@wi.gov
​David Divine​Ethics Specialist​(608) 267-7890 David.Divine@wi.gov
Caroline RussellEthics Specialist (608) 261-2014 Caroline.Russell@wi.gov
VacantEthics SpecialistVacantVacant
Julie Nischik​Office Management Specialist​(608) 261-2035JulieE.nischik@wi.gov
​David Buerger​Staff Counsel(608) 267-0951David.Buerger@wi.gov
​Brian M. Bell, MPA​Administrator(608) 267-0715BrianM.bell@wi.gov

    

Office Hours

The Ethics Commission office is open to the public Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:45 AM and 4:30 PM

The office is closed on the following state holidays:

  • New Year's Day (January 1)*
  • Martin Luther King Junior's Birthday (3rd Monday in January)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)*
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Eve Day (December 24)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)*
  • New Year's Eve Day (December 31)

* The day following if January 1, July 4, or December 25 falls on Sunday.

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact the Commission Administrator using the contact information listed above, or use the general agency contact information: ethics@wi.gov or (608) 266-8123.

Public Records Requests

Please see the Wisconsin Ethics Commission's public records notice for information about public records requests.

Complaints

The Ethics Commission has jurisdiction over complaints of Ch. 11, Ch. 13 Subch. III., & Ch. 19 Subch. III of the Wisconsin Statutes. If you believe that a violation of the laws that the Ethics Commission administers has occurred, you may file a sworn (notarized) complaint. If the alleged violation involves a local jurisdiction, the complaint should be filed with either the local filing officer or the District Attorney. For more information on the complaint process visit our Complaints page.

Requests for Advice

Any person who is or may become subject to the laws the Ethics Commission administers may make a request for advice of the Commission. For more information, visit our Requests For Advice page.