Julietta Henry is the Director of the Milwaukee County Election Commission. As the Director of Elections for the largest county in the State of Wisconsin, she is responsible for managing all elections within Milwaukee County by effectively communicating with 19 Municipal Clerks to ensure that the process and implementation of each election is fair, equitable and efficient, including reconciliation and certification of election results. She spearheaded a county-wide computer conversion project that saved taxpayers millions of dollars through her innovations. She has successfully directed recounts for the 2016 and 2020 Presidential elections, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to serving at the county, Julietta was the Executive Director of Elections for the City of Milwaukee, the largest municipality in the state. With over 30 years of government service experience at the state, county, and municipal levels, she is a recognized expert on elections and has been asked to advise and troubleshoot election issues throughout her career.
Recently, she received the 2021 Milwaukee Business Journal Women of Influence Award in the category of Public Policy and was recognized by the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors for her leadership, invaluable service, and election knowledge. Ms. Henry, who earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University, is a native of Chicago, Illinois.
She is actively involved in her community as a charter member of Cream City (WI) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated for over 30 years; a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated; and a committed member of Christ The King Baptist Church for over 25 years. Guided by the principle of compassion, she believes every person can make a difference in the world through service to others.