Michael J. Queensland

Senate Chief Clerk | Director of Operations

Mike Queensland is the Chief Clerk and Director of Operations of the Wisconsin Senate, a nonpartisan officer elected by the full Senate every two years. In this role, Mike serves the Senate as its Parliamentarian and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to his ceremonial duties outlined in the Senate Rules, he directs and administers the accounting, budget and finance, facilities, personnel, purchasing, supply management, general business, and other operational functions of the Senate. He is the official custodian of records and papers of the Senate and directs the production of the Senate Journal of Proceedings and several other publications. Mike serves as the executive officer and legal counsel for the Senate’s management committee, the Committee on Senate Organization. He also oversees the Office of the Senate Sergeant at Arms.

Mike is an active member of the National Conference of State Legislatures and the American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries. He also serves on the 2030 Mason’s Manual Commission.