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Bonnie Anderson Appointed DOJ Director of Budget & Policy


MADISON - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has appointed Bonnie Anderson as the Director of Budget & Policy for the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Bonnie began her new duties on Tuesday, March 10, 2009.


For the past 10 years, Bonnie has held a variety of policy and budget related positions at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, including budgeting for the State Patrol Division.


Bonnie has a BS in Quantitative Economics from California State University, an MS in Economics from Michigan State University and an MA in Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs at UW-Madison.


"Bonnie's education, training and experience will make her a welcome addition to the department's senior managers," said Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. "I'm looking forward to her contributions in these challenging times for law enforcement."


She succeeds longtime DOJ Budget and Policy Director Jack Benjamin who is retiring after 30 years of state service.