ZEKE WIEDENFELD DISTRICT ATORNEY
The Office of the District Attorney is created under Chapter 978, Wisconsin Statutes. This department represents the people of Wisconsin and Walworth County in the courts. The District Attorney and his staff prosecute state criminal matters, forfeiture actions, state and county traffic code and ordinance violations, Department of Natural Resources violations, juvenile, domestic abuse, and harassment cases. In addition, the District Attorney also operates the Victim/Witness Program which provides support to victims and witnesses of crime.
VALARIE ETZEL WALWORTH COUNTY TREASURER
Responsibilities of the County Treasurer:
Receive all moneys from all sources belonging to the County and all other moneys by statutes or County ordinances, which are directed to be paid to him/her.
Keep a true and correct account of the receipt and expenditure of all moneys, which come into his/her hands by virtue of his/her office in books kept therefore.
Deposit all money received from departments and all receipts collected on a daily basis.
KIMBERLY S. BUSHEY WALWORTH COUNTY CLERK
County Clerk is an elected Constitutional Officer whose duties are quite diverse and are largely defined by the Wisconsin Statutes. Among these duties, the County Clerk serves as the chief election official for the county. The County Clerk also serves as the official record keeper for the County Board of Supervisors and acts as Clerk for the Board. The County Clerk’s office acts as an agent of the state in the issuance of marriage licenses and distribution of dog licenses. I am honored to serve as Walworth County’s 18th County Clerk since its formation in 1838.
SHIELA REIFF CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
The Clerk of Circuit Court is a Wisconsin Constitutional Officer who is a liaison between the circuit courts, County Administrator, County Board, State Legislators, Director of State Courts, the media and the public. By statute, the Clerk is responsible for keeping all court records, managing the jury, collecting fines, fees and court costs, providing forms when required and providing general information to the public.
SHERIFF KURT PICKNELL
Hello, I’m Sheriff Kurt Picknell. Although the position and authority of the Sheriff extends from ancient origins, the office of Sheriff is created by the Wisconsin Constitution. The specific duties of the Sheriff are also set forth by State Statute and Administrative Code.
Continual self improvement and organizational improvement will be my theme. As we begin 2015, the Sheriff's Office celebrates 176 years of service and I am honored to be your 43rd Sheriff.