Kathy Olson

Common Council
Title: Alder, District 1 - Council President
Phone: (608) 836-3362

Alder Kathy McCluskey Olson
Alder Kathy Olson Current Term
2021 - 2023

Number of years served in City of Middleton elected office: 3
Number of years lived in Middleton: 32 years.

Work Experience
•ERDMAN Company (2006-present) Architecture & Engineering Coordinator
•Middleton Cross-Plains Area School District (2000-2006) Para-educator
•Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc. (1980 – 1994) Computer Programmer

Work Outside of City Council
McCluskey Brothers Organic Farms

Family members:
My husband Steve, married 33 years. Two adult children, Micki and David.

College/Graduate School
•Madison College, Computer Programming
•LEED-AP (Leader in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional through the US Green Building Council)
•CAP-OM (Certified Administrative Professional with Organizational Management specialty, through the International Association of Administrative Professionals)

Favorite thing about Middleton

Great place to raise a family.  Beautiful downtown, terrific restaurants, and very walkable.


I have many interests and enjoy learning new things so I prefer to dabble instead of commit to a hobby. I’m currently learning soapmaking, candle making and machine embroidery. For the past 5 years, I have kept beehives on my brother’s farm. I enjoy traveling, entertaining, and watching the Packers.


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