Waushara County
Melanie R. Stake
Melanie R. Stake
Since:
January 2011
209 S Saint Marie Street
PO Box 488
Wautoma WI 54982
Hours:
8:00 am – 4:30 pm M-F
Phone:
(920) 787-0442
Fax:
(920) 787-0425
Services:

County Board Support * Election Administration (Provider to 21 Municipalities) * Dog Licensing * Marriage Licenses * DMV Temporary License Plates * Domestic Partnership * Purchasing Agent * Official County Directory/Official Records * Timber Cutting Notices * Accounts Payable, Budget/Finance

Education:

Bachelor of Arts Degree – Carroll University, Waukesha, Wis.

Previous Work Experience:

Prior to becoming county clerk, Melanie was deputy county clerk for nearly seven years. Before coming to Waushara County, she worked in Green Lake County government, corporate communications and journalism.

Other & Personal:

Melanie is married and has two children. She is secretary/treasurer of the Wautoma Rotary Club and enjoys reading, writing, gardening, snowmobiling, and attending her children’s school events.

 

*Chair - County Clerk Duties Committee

*Chair - Website & Publicity Committee

*Vice-chair - Elections Committee

County Information:

Located in central Wisconsin, Waushara County was created in 1851 from Marquette County. The county seat is Wautoma. The name "Waushara" is thought to be the settlers' attempt at applying a Native American term meaning "good land."  Waushara County has more than 100 lakes, 150 miles of trout streams, 7,000 acres of public hunting and fishing grounds, and 300 miles of snowmobile trails.

County Population:
24,496
Cities:
2
Towns:
18
Villages:
6