Megin McDonell
Executive Director

Megin McDonell

Megin McDonell has over two decades of management experience working in nonprofits, including grant writing, media and communications, program development and implementation, and financial management. Before joining Fair Wisconsin in 2011, she was the Program Director at the Tenant Resource Center in Madison for fourteen years. She has been active in local politics and elections, including serving for eleven years on the Madison Equal Opportunities Commission and working on numerous aldermanic, county board, assembly and congressional campaigns. Megin also previously served as President of the Social Justice Center Board of Directors and Chair of the NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin Board of Directors.  She lives in Madison with her husband and two teenaged children.

Program & Development Assistant

Ben Andert

Ben joined the Fair Wisconsin staff in November 2015. They have been involved in various LGBT groups since high school, are currently a FORGE Fellow, and are excited to continue working toward social justice for all people with Fair Wisconsin. Ben likes to read and is also involved with a writing group. They live with a pet rat, Inara, who is passionate about eating and causing trouble, presumably to prove that she’s related to Ben.

Communications and Development Manager

Amber Sowards

More about Amber coming soon!

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Marilyn Beckman

More about Marilyn coming soon