Divisions

Alhough we're organized into distinct divisions, we'​re working together as one agency for a healthy environment, a healthy food supply and healthy business practices.​  

Organization Chart

​​Agricultural Resource Management​​


Brian Wei​gel - Administrator

Protects the state's environmental resources and human health.

​Animal Health​​

  Darlene Konkle, D.V.M. - State Veterinarian and Administrator

  Protects the health of the state's farm animals - a multi-billion dollar industry.

​​Division of Food and Recreational Safety​


 Joe Meyer​ - ​Administrator

 Protects the purity of the state's food supply, from farm gate to dinner plate.

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Agricultural Development​​

Krista Knigge

 Krista Knigge - Administrator

 Promotes Wisconsin products at home and abro​ad and provides assistance to farmers.

Trade and Consumer Protection​​

 Lara Sutherlin - Administrator

 Enforces consumer protection laws and has authority to regulate business practices.

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Management Services​​

Kelly Smithback

  Kelly Smithback - Administrator

  Supports the department's personnel, finance, budget, technology and laboratory needs.

Office of the Secretary​​

           

 Randy Romanski - Secretary

 Directs the department, working closely with the Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection board and the Governor's office

 Contact:Kylie Nelson, Executive Staff Assistant, (608) 224-5015, kylie.nelson@wisconsin.gov​​​​