Release Date: May 17, 2021
Media Contact: Morgan Cavitt, Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5041, email@example.com
MADISON – Dairy farmers in eight Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) (dba Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin) districts have until May 22, 2021 to vote on the Board of Directors candidates in their respective district.
The following candidates are certified as eligible for election and listed on the ballot:
District 2 – Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marinette, Oconto, and Vilas counties
Nominee – Connie Seefeldt, Coleman
District 5 – St. Croix and Dunn counties
Nominees – Kay Zwald, Hammond and Randall Koller, Mondovi
District 8 – Marathon County
Nominee – Steve Sternweis, Marshfield
District 11 – Outagamie and Winnebago counties
Nominee – Daniel Hinz, Pickett
District 14 – Jackson, LaCrosse, and Trempealeau counties
Nominee – Patricia Kling, Taylor
District 17 – Calumet and Manitowoc counties
Nominee – Julie Maurer, Newton
District 20 – Richland and Sauk counties
Nominee – Sharon Laubscher, Wonewoc
District 23 – Iowa and Lafayette counties
Nominees – Jay Stauffacher, Darlington and Kyle Levetzow, Dodgeville
To view the candidate biographies and more information on the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin election, visit www.wisconsindairy.org/elections.
Producers that have not received a ballot should request one by contacting Debbie Gegare, DATCP Market Orders Program Coordinator, at (608) 224-5116 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed ballots must be signed and sent to WI DATCP, Marketing Order Program, P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911 and postmarked on or before May 22, 2021. Unsigned ballots will not be counted.
Election results will be announced at the end of May 2021 and elected producers will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2021.
DATCP administers elections for Wisconsin commodity marketing boards. To learn more about the market order boards, visit https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/About_Us/MarketingBoards.aspx
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