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Candidate Profile: Betty Grotophorst
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Green County Board of Supervisors

All Green County Board of Supervisors seats are up for election on the April 5 ballot. There is one contested race in District 24: Incumbent Gordon Klossner is being challenged by Erica Roth. Steve Borowski is running for the open seat in District 7. Incumbents running are: District 1, Dennis Everson; District 2, Gary Neuenschwander; District 3, John Glynn; District 4, Jerry Guth; District 5, Kate Maresch; District 6, Michael Furgal; District 8, Joan Winn Rufenacht; District 9, Richard Thoman; District 10, Oscar Olson; District 11, Paul Beach; District 12, Harvey Mandel; District 13, Jeff Williams; District 14, Kenneth Hodgson; District 15, Sherri Fiduccia; District 16, Art Carter; District 17, Steven Stettler; District 18, Barbara Krattiger; District 19, Ron Wolter; District 20, Calvin Wickline; District 21, Russ Torkelson; District 22, Harvey Kubly; District 23, Karl Blumer; District 25, Kristi Leonard; District 26, Ted Fahey; District 27, Roger Truttman; District 28, Beth Luchsinger; District 29, Betty Grotophorst; District 30, Ray Francois; and District 31, Herb Hanson.

Position sought: County Board District 29

Age: 62 years

City/town of residence: Belleville, WI - Town of Exeter

Family: Single

Education: Associate in Applied Science - Veterinary technology from MATC

Occupation: Retired.

Previous elected positions held: Seeking re-election for district 29, this will be my 3rd term.

What are the top issues facing this district/municipality and how would you work to resolve it?

Right now getting the county board to approve the Hydrogeological study in Green County. It will take three years to complete though it can not be used as regulatory. BUT it will give the county another tool to better understand our county's ground water.

What are other key issues facing the district/municipality, and how would you work to resolve them?

Saving our sustainable family farms which hold a long history in our county. Keeping farmers up to date with new technologies in crop and animal management. (UW Extension)

Protecting the health and safety of all of us living in Green County.