The Chief of Staff for County Executive Samantha Kerkman has resigned, KCE can confirm. According to an insider, County Executive Kerkman has known for many weeks about the impending departure, but chose to keep the news quiet.
Rongstad worked for Kerkman when Kerkman was in the state assembly for about 10 years. Rongstad is heading back to work for the Wisconsin State Assembly. KCE is told she will be working for State Rep Amanda Nedweski (R), starting on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.
Rongstad didn’t respond to a request for comment.
Kevin Mathewson is a disciple of Christ, husband and a father to two wonderful children. Mathewson was born and raised in Lake County, IL and worked as a police & fire dispatcher from 2005 to 2010 in Round Lake Beach, IL. Mathewson moved to Kenosha County in 2006, later being elected to the position of Alderman of the 8th District in 2012 and 2016. Mathewson is a private investigator, security contractor, journalist, and photographer. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, camping and boating. His favorite amendment is the second, followed closely by the first. He loves his country and community.