Richard C. Nelson

Committee Membership

  • Public Safety - Chairman (Clerk of Courts, Coroner, District Attorney, Emergency Management, Family Court Commissioner, Probate, Sheriff)
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
  • Radio User Group
  • Traffic Safety Commission

Most Important Goal

  • Provide a safe, high quality of life for our citizens while understanding the necessity to be a good guardian of their money

Main Priority

  • Help provide environment for more business investment within the county.
  • Maximize essential services while keeping taxes within the state guidelines.


  • Helped establish a Finance Department for the county.

Professional History

  • Over 40 years working in the automotive industry.
  • Retired Financial Services Representative with MetLife.
Richard C. Nelson

Other Civic, Professional & Social Affiliations

  • Serve on Finance Committee of St. John XXIII Parish
  • Chairman Port Washington Police and Fire Commission
  • H.O.G. member
  • Past President Port Washington / Saukville Rotary
  • Society of Plastic Engineers

Educational Background

  • Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering, GMI (now Kettering University)
  • Work on MBA at University of Detroit

Family Information

  • Married to Barbara Bates-Nelson
  • Three grown boys, all married with families

Interest & Hobbies

  • Travel

Personal Statement

Please call if I can help you with any county issues.