Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The WIAA is governed by its member schools. Rules and policies of the Association are developed, promulgated and implemented by the membership either through membership vote for constitutional issues or through a membership-elected committee structure for sport seasons regulations at the high school level.

Lobbying Interests:
WIAA monitors legislation relating to high school athletics requirements including laws pertaining to eligibility for student athletes, coaches, referees and schools. Additionally they track potential laws requiring private organizations to disclose public records.

CEO Name:
Stephanie Hauser

Contact
SH
Stephanie Hauser
5516 Vern Holmes Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54482
(715) 344-8580
shauser@wiaawi.org
http://www.wiaawi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 377
Assembly Bill 377
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/13/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
WIAA membership has an existing policy related to transgender athlete participation which has been professionally developed over time, has worked in practice, receives regular review, and has the support of the member schools.
Assembly Bill 1034
Assembly Bill 1034
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and application of the public records and open meetings laws to interscholastic athletic associations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/13/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
WIAA membership has an existing policy related to transgender athlete participation which has been professionally developed over time, has worked in practice, receives regular review, and has the support of the member schools.
Senate Bill 980
Senate Bill 980
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and application of the public records and open meetings laws to interscholastic athletic associations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

regulation of Wisconsin high school athletics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of Wisconsin high school athletics

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Legislation pertaining to open records laws that affect private non-profit organizations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation pertaining to open records laws that affect private non-profit organizations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Laws protecting sports officials from assaults
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Laws protecting sports officials from assaults

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$15,520.00
2023
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $30,520.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
7.25
2023
July - December
3.00
Total 10.25
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
29.75
2023
July - December
46.00
Total 75.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
75%
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 49%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 26%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures