Wendy Strout is HRC’s Wisconsin State Director. Prior to joining HRC, Wendy was the Wisconsin Field Director for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). She is also the former Executive Director for Emerge Wisconsin, which trains Democratic women to run for office. Along with her board, she grew Emerge to be a true statewide program, covering all regions of Wisconsin. In her free time, Wendy enjoys long-distance running.