MADISON (Office of the Governor Press Release) – Gov. Tony Evers announced on June 1 three new appointments to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The governor has appointed Amy Bogost, Corey Saffold, and Kyle Weatherly. These appointments are effective immediately and replace three former appointees whose terms expired on May 1 of this year.
“Just like the rest of our state, the UW System is facing some unprecedented challenges as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and its financial and academic impacts on our campuses,” said Gov. Evers. “I am confident in these three regents and their ability to tackle the challenges ahead of us and ensure the continued success of not only the System, but of the Wisconsin Idea.”
Regent Bogost received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin— Madison before continuing on to earn her law degree. Bogost has most recently focused her practice on ensuring justice for survivors of sexual violence, establishing trainings for attorneys to help aid survivors of sexual assault on campuses and has worked with high schools, colleges, and tribal colleges on the implementation of Title IX procedures.
Regent Saffold is one of two UW System students on the Board of Regents, serving as the non-traditional student representation. In addition to attending the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater, where he studies Criminology, Saffold serves as a Security Coordinator in the Verona Area School District.
Regent Weatherly is the CEO and Co-Founder of Frontdesk, one of the largest and fastest-growing
home-sharing companies in the United States, and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin— Madison where he received his MPA in Public Management.