Senator Rob Cowles, Board Member

CowlesSenator Robert L. Cowles has served in the Wisconsin Legislature since 1983 when he was first elected to the State Assembly, and has been a member of the State Senate since April 1987.

Prior to serving in the legislature, Robert Cowles graduated from the University of Green Bay where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree. He then worked in the private sector as a director of an alternative energy division for a communications construction company.

Senator Cowles serves as the Chair of the Committee on Energy, Biotechnology and Consumer Protection in the Wisconsin Senate. In this role, Senator Cowles is known for his ability to balance environmental protection with business needs and has guided sound environmental/business policy for the State of Wisconsin.