Village of Caledonia 5043 Chester Lane, Racine, WI 53402

Holly McManus


Trustee Holly McManus is engaged with two young children.  She has been a resident of Caledonia for about 7 years, and grew up in Southeastern Wisconsin.  She and her fiancé, Jason, are both in law enforcement.  Holly has worked as a St. Francis Police Officer for the last 15 years.  She is currently a Detective, after serving as the Department’s first K9 Handler, first female SWAT team member, and 10 years on third shift patrol. 

Holly earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Classics/History/Political Science from Colorado College, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She graduated as a first generation college student.

In 2015, Holly earned her Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, with a specialization in Homeland Security from St. Joseph’s University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated with honors with a 4.0 GPA.

Holly’s seat as Village Trustee is her first adventure in politics and running for office.  She was elected to represent Seat #5 in April 2021.  Holly currently serves on the Public Safety Committee, Board of Health, and the Public Works Committee for the Village of Caledonia.

Holly enjoys spending time with her family, her senior Corgi Pickles, and her retired K9 Bane.