201 N. Prairie Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186-4520
City of Waukesha, Wards 13, 15, 16, 23, 24, 28, 29
Chair Human Resources Committee
Chair Community Development Block Grant Board
Chair Health and Human Services Board
Bridges Federated Library Board of Trustees
Vice-chair National Association of Counties Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee
Wisconsin Counties Association Health and Human Services Steering Committee
Larry Nelson was a middle school Language Arts teacher for 30 years at Butler Middle School until he was elected Waukesha Mayor in 2006. As Mayor, he helped to get the Great Lakes Compact passed by the Wisconsin Legislature in 2008. The Waukesha Common Council was the first community in the U.S. to submit a Great Lakes Water Application in 2010 and the first to be approved by all eight Great Lakes Governors in 2016.
Larry was also a Waukesha Alderman for 6 years and in 2009, was elected by his peers as President of the Wisconsin Alliance of Cities.