Fred Clark is currently the Representative, 81st Assembly District.
MS, Forest Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1992
BS, Horticulture, Michigan State University, 1985
Owner, Clark Forestry, 1995-present
Forester/Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 1992-1994
Forest Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy, 1990-1992
Fred serves on the Education, Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage, Jobs, Economy and Mining, and Environment and Forestry committees, and the Speaker's Taskforce on Rural Schools (Vice Chair).
Respected as a responsive, hardworking, and effective legislator, Fred Clark brings rural Wisconsin's progressive tradition to the Capitol.
His long experience as a contractor and small business owner, and rural farm resident, serves him well as a representative to a rural area.
Elected in 2008, Fred won re-election in 2010, and again in 2012.
In the Wisconsin legislature, Fred has been a common-sense advocate for the District, willing to push hard on issues of importance to rural Wisconsin, and building diverse coalitions to pass important legislation.
Fred was appointed by Governor Tommy Thompson to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway Board in 1998.
He was appointed by Governor Doyle in 2004 to serve on the Wisconsin Council on Forestry, and was appointed by Doyle to the Wisconsin Council on Tourism in 2009. He served in 2009-2010 on the Speaker's Taskforce on Preventing Home Foreclosure.
Clark's experience as a business owner, as husband and father, his knowledge of Wisconsin and its people, and his commitment to the communities of south-central Wisconsin provide an excellent foundation for his continuing role representing the 55,000 people of the 81st Assembly District.
Fred is committed to representing the people of the 81st Assembly District, and to working with anyone who is willing to explore good ideas for our state.