November 2018 Luncheon – Thursday, November 1, 2018

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Collecting Sales Tax from Online Retailers

SPEAKER: Cory Fish, Director of Tax, Transportation and Legal Affairs,
WI Manufacturers and Commerce

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:   Location Change: UW System Administration, 780 Regent Street, Room 126.

MENU:  Lunch will be ordered from Panera.

  • Frontega Chicken Panini (warm) Focaccia bread, smoked pulled chicken, fresh mozzarella, basil, red onions, sliced tomatoes, chipotle mayo
  • Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich (cold) Tomato basil bread, bacon, turkey, gouda cheese, greens, sliced tomatoes, signature sauce
  •  Steak & Arugula Sandwich (cold)  Steak, pickled onions, arugula, sliced tomatoes, garlic & herb cheese spread, mustard horseradish
  • Four Cheese Grilled Cheese Country rustic bread with grilled cheese blend of cheeses. Can add sliced tomatoes, red onion, mayo, and/or spinach.
  • Please select one sandwich from the items above. If you want something added/deleted, please include that information in your reply. We will have French fries, chips, and soda to go with the meal. I would like to place the order Wednesday evening, so please reply with your new meal choice before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31.

    If you know of anyone who would still like to add, please send that information with your lunch order.

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or e-mail.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

November 2018 Luncheon Speaker

About this Month’s Speaker

Mr. Cory Fish serves as Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce’s (WMC) Director of Tax, Transportation and Legal Affairs.

Prior to joining WMC, Mr. Fish worked for the State of Wisconsin.

Most recently he worked for State Senator Alberta Darling, Co-Chair of the powerful Joint Committee on Finance, serving as her Legal Counsel.

He also advised Sen. Darling on budget and policy issues ranging from higher education and regulatory reform to natural resources and transportation.

Mr. Fish works with the legislature and state agencies to improve Wisconsin’s business climate by advocating for sensible tax policies, strong infrastructure, and a fair civil justice system.

Mr. Fish earned a B.A. from UW-Eau Claire, Summa Cum Laude, and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he graduated Cum Laude. He is a licensed attorney in Wisconsin.

February 2018 Luncheon – Thursday, February 22, 2018

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, February 22
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: A Brief History of the Capitol; Restoration, Rehabilitation, and Preservation

SPEAKER:  Mr. Daniel Stephans

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Rigby Pub and Grill, 119 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703

MENU:

  • Rigby Burger – Aged Wisconsin cheddar cheese, onion rings, lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun with house cut pub fries
  • California Grilled Chicken – Grilled chicken, chipotle mayo, avocado, pepper jack cheese, pickled red onion, and arugula with house cut pub fries
  • Mac n Cheese – RP pasta, aged Wisconsin cheddar sauce, tomato, red onion

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or e-mail.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

 

Member Benefit – Members can bring their supervisor to one lunch meeting a year for free!!  This is our thank you to them for supporting member activity and training.

February 2018 Luncheon Speaker

Mr. Daniel Stephans Biography:

Within the State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration (DOA), positions held include Chief State Architect, Construction Project Manager, Team Leader, Supervisor, Architectural Technical Services Section-Section Chief, and DOA’s Historic Preservation Officer.

He was the ranking architect at DOA and, by statute, a non-voting member of the State of Wisconsin Building Commission. He was directly involved with policy development and management of architectural activity associated with the State Building Program. He provided architectural services and architectural consulting services to state agencies, consultants, and other Division staff in addition to managing outside A/E contracts providing those services to the Division of Facilities Development. Directly supervised 12 staff members who were architects, engineers, and architectural technical specialists.

He provided design direction to outside professional consultants. He contributed to the determination of the level of quality of general construction in state facilities, administered A/E and consultant contracts, and managed the architectural design and construction approved as part of the State Building Program. Supervised in-house architects and professional engineers and managed multiple outside engineers and architects providing services to the state. After 25 years of service to the State of Wisconsin, he retired on June 25, 2015.

January 2018 Luncheon Speaker

Sara Loose, CPA

Sara Loose, CPA
Senior Accountant

608-240-2535
sara.loose@bakertilly.com

Sara Loose, a senior accountant with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since January 2015.Sara Specializes in providing accounting and tax services to construction and real estate clients. Sara received her Masters of Professional Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

January 2018 Luncheon – Thursday, January 25, 2018

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, January 25
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Annual Tax Update

SPEAKER: Sara Loose, CPA, Senior Accountant, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Babe’s Restaurant, 5614 Schroeder Road, Madison,  Wisconsin 53711

MENU: Meals are served with house cut pub fries and include soda, coffee, or tea.

  •  Cheeseburger with cheddar cheese
  • Grilled chicken breast on a toasted Brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and side of mayo
  • Club sandwich – three layers of whole wheat toast with ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or e-mail.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

Member Benefit – Members can bring their supervisor to one lunch meeting a year for free!!  This is our thank you to them for supporting member activity and training.

 

October 2017 Luncheon – Thursday, October 26, 2017

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, October 26
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Madison Police Department, Police Drone Program, Expenditure and Budget Discussion

SPEAKER: Lieutenant Mike Hanson, Patrol Operations, Madison Police Department

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Babe’s Restaurant, 5614 Schroeder Road, Madison,  Wisconsin 53711

MENU: Meals are served with house cut pub fries and include soda, coffee, or tea.

  •  Cheeseburger with cheddar cheese
  • Grilled chicken breast on a toasted Brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and side of mayo
  • Club sandwich – three layers of whole wheat toast with ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or sherriv@live.com.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

If you are a new member and you are attending your first luncheon, it’s FREE! Please note this when making reservation.

October 2017 Luncheon Speaker

ABOUT THIS MONTH’S SPEAKER

Lieutenant Mike Hanson

Mike Hanson is a Patrol Operations Lieutenant with the Madison Police Department.  Throughout his 16 years of service, he has had various positions including neighborhood Officer, Public Information Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Training Sergeant and Commander of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).  The UAS program began in early 2017 as Mike built the team with a wide range of teammate talent.  Mike has an undergraduate degree in Public Relations and a master’s degree in Human Resource Management.

September 2017 Luncheon – Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Welcome Members and Non-Members to the New 2017-18 Program Year!

Wednesday, September 20
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Madison Metro Budget

SPEAKERS: Panel Discussion: Wayne Block, Jeff Daniels, Scott Kort

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Rigby Pub and Grill, 119 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703 

MENU:

      • Rigby Burger – Aged Wisconsin cheddar cheese, onion rings, lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun with house cut pub fries
      • California Grilled Chicken – Grilled chicken, chipotle mayo, avocado, pepper jack cheese, pickled red onion, and arugula with house cut pub fries
      • Mac n Cheese – RP pasta, aged Wisconsin cheddar sauce, tomato, red onion

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or sherriv@live.com.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

If you are a new member and you are attending your first luncheon, it’s FREE! Please note this when making reservation.