Jon Hochkammer serves as the Outreach Manager for the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA), overseeing outreach and training efforts with all 72 counties and any other groups that interact with county government. He previously served as Legislative Director, as well as the Director of Insurance Operations for WCA.
Hochkammer frequently speaks on behalf of WCA to groups and individuals interested in local government issues. He served as Manitowoc County Board Chairperson/Administrator Coordinator and on other county boards and commissions having been appointed by Dane County Executives Kathleen Falk and Joe Parisi. He chaired the Dane County Area Agency on Aging Board, served on the Dane County Specialized Transportation Commission and the Dane County Human Services Board. Hochkammer currently chairs the Dane County Library Board. From 1994-2002, he served as the Sergeant-at-Arms for the Wisconsin State Senate.
Hochkammer was elected to the Verona City Council in 1997. He was elected Mayor of Verona in April 2006 and has been re-elected since. Hochkammer has served as the President of the Dane County Cities and Villages Association since 2007.
Hochkammer and his wife Debbie have been married for 39 years. They have three adult married children and five grandchildren.