Rick Badger

Executive Director

Rick Badger is Executive Director of AFSCME Wisconsin.  He began his association with AFSCME as a graduate student research assistant and a research analyst. 

Coming from a 4th generation union family, Rick is proud to have fought for working people more than 20 years for AFSCME. 

Rick is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his master’s degree from the Industrial Relations Research Institute.