Representative Thiesfeldt was born in Fond du Lac County in 1966 to a family of eleven children. He has been happily married to his wife Cindy for 26 years and they have been blessed with four children.
Following his graduation from Martin Luther College in 1989 with a BS in Elementary Education, Jeremy began 21½ years of teaching and involvement in administration in two Lutheran elementary schools and a Lutheran high school. He has extensive experience in coaching varying athletics and was honored to coordinate Veterans Day events at Winnebago Lutheran Academy in Fond du Lac.
In 2005 he was elected to the Fond du Lac City Council, and was subsequently reelected in 2007 and 2009. He served three years as the Vice President of the City Council. Having been elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in November 2010, Jeremy resigned his duties on the city council as well as his teaching position to devote his energies to his current service.
Rep. Thiesfeldt with his family on Inauguration Day 2011
Blue Book Biography:
Jeremy Thiesfeldt (Rep.), 52nd Assembly District
Born Fond du Lac, November 22, 1966; married; 4 children. Graduated Kettle Moraine Lutheran H.S. (Jackson) 1985; B.S. Elementary education Dr. Martin Luther College 1989, attended U. of Minnesota 1992. Full-time legislator. Former teacher. Member: Fond du Lac Noon Rotary; Fond du Lac County Republican Party; Redeemer Lutheran Church, Thrivent Financial; National Rifle Association; Fond du Lac Association of Commerce; Leadership Fond du Lac; Young Professionals of Fond du Lac; Wisconsin Farm Bureau. Former member: Camp Croix; Minnesota District Lutheran Teachers' Conference; Wisconsin Lutheran State Teachers' Conference; Wisconsin Area Lutheran Educators' Conference; Fond du Lac City Council 2005-2010.
Elected to Assembly 2010; reelected since 2012. Biennial committee assignments: 2017 -- Committee on Constitution and Ethics (Vice-Chairperson), Committee on Education (Chairperson), Committee on Family Law, Committee on Judiciary, Committee on Transportation. 2015 -- Education (chairperson. member since 2011); Campaigns and Elections (also 2013); Family Law; Judiciary; Transportation (vice chairperson 2013). 2013 -- Consumer Protection (chairperson); Select Committee on Common Core Standards (chairperson); Urban Education (vice chairperson); Corrections; Council on Highway Safety. 2011 -- Urban and Local Affairs (vice chairperson); Children and Families; Criminal Justice and Corrections (effective 5/23/11).
Telephone: Office: (608) 266-3156; (888) 529-0052 (toll free); District: (920) 933-2086.
Voting Address: 604 Sunset Lane, Fond du Lac 54935
Mailing Address: Office: Room 16 West, State Capitol, P.O. Box 8953, Madison 53708.