Representative Gae Magnafici was born and raised in the heart of the 28th Assembly District on a farm near Deronda, WI. She graduated from Amery High School before receiving a degree in Applied Science from Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL, becoming a registered nurse in 1982.

Before receiving her degree, Gae spent 12 years caring for developmentally disabled individuals in the mental health department. After earning her degree, she spent 35 years as a pediatric nurse and most recently provided care for children at St. Paul Children’s Hospital.

Currently, Gae lives with her husband Tom outside of Dresser, WI, where they own and operate a small business.