Melissa Sargent is a trusted public servant working to move Wisconsin forward. Born and raised in Dane County, Melissa served on the Dane County Board of Supervisors prior to being elected to represent the 48th Assembly District in the Wisconsin State Legislature. Before her start in politics, Melissa owned a small business and worked in the private sector. Concern for the greater community and a vision for a better Wisconsin brought her to public service and community activism. She is a proud single-mother of four boys, and lives on Madison’s Northside.