Although we're organized into seven distinct divisions, we're working together as one agency for a healthy environment, a healthy food supply, and healthy business practices.
Agricultural Resource Management
John Petty - Administrator
Protects the state's environmental resources and human health.
Dr. Paul McGraw - State Veterinarian and Administrator
Protects the health of the state's farm animals - a multi-billion dollar industry.
Steven Ingham, Ph.D. - Administrator
Protects the purity of the state's food supply, from farm gate to dinner plate.
Mike Powers - Administrator
Promotes Wisconsin products at home and abroad and provides assistance to farmers.
Trade and Consumer Protection
Sandy Chalmers - Administrator
Enforces consumer protection laws and has broad authority to regulate business practices.
Sue Buroker - Interim Administrator
Supports the department's personnel, technology and laboratory needs.
Office of the Secretary
Ben Brancel - Secretary. Chief Legal Counsel David Meany and the legal staff are also part of this division.
Directs the department, working closely with the Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection board and the Governor's office.