Derek Field

Madison Common Council, District 3

Derek will be an important voice for equality on the Madison Common Council!


Derek Field is running for Alder in District 3 on Madison’s far East Side. Derek is a data and analytics and human services policy expert with six years of experience in Wisconsin state agencies. Derek has worked to improve public education by reporting student outcomes to support schools’ continuous improvement. Derek has also supported the data systems that keep Wisconsin’s children safe and healthy through Child Care and Child Welfare programs. In Madison’s Common Council, Derek wants to work to improve the supply and affordability of housing, add traffic management measures to neighborhood streets to make driving behavior safer, and support clean water projects like the mitigation of PFAS detected at well sites around Madison. Derek is engaged to his partner to be married sometime in 2024. They live in District 3 on the far east side with their cats, Bella and Luka.