Board District #2 Member Bio
Jeff Spence was first elected to the Milwaukee School Board in April 1999 and is currently in his fourth term, representing part of the Northwest side of Milwaukee. Jeff has served two terms as Board President and one term as Vice President.
Jeff is a life-long resident of Milwaukee and is a product of the Milwaukee Public Schools system. Jeff holds degrees in Chemistry, and Business Administration from Lakeland College, where he currently serves as a trustee.
Jeff is employed as the Director of Agency Services at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, where he is responsible for the organization's procurement, facilities management, graphic services, and human resource functions, as well as the Milorganite business unit.
Jeff is involved in a host of other activities tied to improving the lives of young people in the Milwaukee area, including First Stage Children's Theatre and Discovery World. Jeff also serves as a YMCA One on One mentor.
Jeff's wife, Jana, is a Special Education teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools system; they have two sons, who are products of MPS. Jeff has been awarded many business honors, including being named to the Business Journal's "40 individuals under 40 who are seen as making great contributions to the city of Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin."
Term expires: April 2015
Phone: (414) 475-8284 (Office of Board Governance)