Dane County Supervisor April Kigeya is running for re-election for District 15, her campaign announced on Friday. Kigeya is a Madison resident and is currently the 2nd Vice Chair of the County Board.
“Though my first term as County Board Supervisor has been tough, I am determined to keep going. I am proud of things that I have been able to accomplish alongside my colleagues, but there is more work to be done to support and elevate the needs of this community,” Kigeya said in a statement. “As a long-time Dane County resident, I am excited about the opportunity to continue to serve this community. I have raised my kids here and am so blessed to have done so.”
Kigeya, who earned a bachelor of arts degree in legal studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the chief financial and human resources officer at Wingra School. Kigeya has four children: Demitrius who graduated from Gonzaga University with a bachelor of arts in psychology last December; Kenya, a student at Madison College; and Jazmin and Tyson who are in 8th and 6th grade, respectively.
Kigeya is the co-founder of Mingo Ladies and Featherstone Flamingos – supporter groups of the professional soccer team, Forward Madison FC, and is currently working with Forward Madison ownership to bring a women’s pro soccer tTeam to Madison. Her long history of volunteer and civic service, according to a press release, includes service on several boards of directors including the Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Dane Dances, Wisconsin Literacy, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Pathways of Wisconsin, and chair of the Overture Center Advisory Council.
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