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MADISON – Governor Scott Walker announced today that he is seeking applicants for appointment as register of deeds in Wood County. The appointment will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Susan Ginter. The new register of deeds will begin serving January 1st and will complete a term ending January 4, 2021.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit the following:

Online Application: found on Governor Walker’s website:

(On the right side, hover over “Contact” and then click on “Apply to Serve”). If the online application is not functioning, please send a cover letter and resume via email to

Applicants should outline in their cover letters what professional and academic experiences qualify them to be register of deeds and describe their civic activities and community involvement. Application materials must be received no later than Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Potential applicants with questions about the appointments process may contact Dan Sievert at (608) 266-1212.