Devine & Manzanet to Lead MMSD Commission in 2020

Milwaukee, WI– West Allis Mayor Dan Devine will Chair the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District’s (MMSD) governing body in 2020 with Milwaukee financial expert Eugene Manzanet taking on the position of Vice Chair. Devine is serving his third term as Mayor of West Allis, elected first in 2008. Prior to serving as mayor, he served one term on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors representing the 17th District. He serves as a member of the Wisconsin State Fair Park Board and is currently Vice Chair of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Council. Devine is also Past President of the Wisconsin League of Municipalities. Manzanet served eight years in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and then launched a 25-year career in the banking industry, serving the Milwaukee area as a resource of information for financial education and community and economic development. Currently, he is Senior Vice President Community Lending, U.S. Bank Home Mortgage Wisconsin.  Manzanet serves on numerous non-profit boards and advisory councils and is extremely passionate about his work within disenfranchised communities and enhancing the quality of life in Milwaukee. MMSD’s Commission consists of eleven members.  Seven are appointed by the mayor of the City of Milwaukee (subject to Common Council confirmation). At least three must be elected officials. Four Commission members are appointed by the Executive Council of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Council (ICC) which is composed of the mayors and village presidents of the Milwaukee County suburban municipalities (excluding South Milwaukee).  At least three of these appointees must be elected officials.