Sheldon Wasserman is a lifelong resident of Milwaukee and a proud graduate of Milwaukee Public Schools. He attended Marquette University and earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, followed by an M.D. degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is married to his high school sweetheart and has three children.
Wasserman was elected to the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018, 2020, and 2022 to represent the residents of Milwaukee County’s 3rd District, which includes Milwaukee’s East Side, Downtown, and much of the Walker’s Point neighborhood.
Wasserman previously served residents of Milwaukee County from 1995 to 2009 as a State Representative. During his career in the Assembly, Wasserman was looked up to by members of both parties on the issue of healthcare and on crafting healthcare-related legislation. He served on the Health, Public Health, Medicaid Reform, Urban Affairs, and Corrections and the Courts committees while in the Assembly.
WI Association of Local Health Departments & Boards - Excellence in Public Health Policy
WI Medical Society - Health Leadership Award
Milwaukee Magazine - Best Legislator
Professional Fire Fighters of WI - Legislator of the Year
Milwaukee Women’s Center - Advocate of the Year Award
American Heart Association WI Affiliate - Heartsaver Award
WI Coalition Against Sexual Assault - Voices of Courage Award for Public Policy
30+ Year District Resident
OB-GYN Physician at Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
Urban Ecology Center
UWM Alumni Association
Historic Water Tower Neighborhood
Lake Park Friends
North Point Lighthouse Member