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Joel Tilleson

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Joel Tilleson
Alderman - District 5
First Elected 2012
Most Recently Elected 2016
Up for Re-Election 2020

7915 W. Clarke St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
Phone: (414) 316-2123

Welcome to District 5

I have been a resident of Wauwatosa's 5th District since 2007.


Attorney, Falk Legal Group
Milwaukee, WI

Civic Involvement

I currently serve on:

  • Community Affairs Committee (chair)
  • Transportation Affairs Committee

Past committee assignments:

  • Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation (Secretary), 2012 - 2014
  • Community Development Authority, 2012 - 2016
  • Plan Commission, 2014 - 2018
  • Financial Affairs Committee, 2012 - 2018
  • Government Affairs Committee, 2016 - 2018

I am humbled to be one of three recipients of the Wauwatosa Patch's Wauwatosan of the Year (2012) for efforts to improve safety on Wauwatosa Avenue between North Avenue and Center Street.


  • University of Minnesota - B.A., Political Science, 2004
  • Western Michigan University - J.D., 2007