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Connie Seefeldt Elected as Officer to National Dairy Board

2/28/2018

Immediate Past WMMB Chair Steps Up to Serve the Industry

Madison, Wis. The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Connie Seefeldt as Vice Chair to the USDA's National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB).

Seefeldt of Coleman, Wisconsin, will serve a one-year term as Vice Chair for NDB. Seefeldt also represents dairy farmers in Wisconsin's District 2 on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and previously served as the Board Chair for five years.

"Connie will be an outstanding officer to serve on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board," says WMMB CEO Chad Vincent. "She is stepping up as a leader in our industry during a time when dairy farmers need the support. Connie is an active and engaged member on the WMMB board. We are confident that she can be a voice for Wisconsin dairy farmers at the national level."

The 37-member NDB, formed in May 1984 under the authority of the Dairy Production Stabilization Act of 1983, carries out coordinated promotion and research programs to help build demand, and expand domestic and international markets for dairy products.

The WMMB Board of Directors is comprised of 25 dairy farmers who are elected by their peers for three-year terms. WMMB's directors set policies and procedures, supervise business affairs and approve annual budgets. To learn more about Seefeldt and other WMMB Board of Directors, visit wmmb.com.

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For More Information

Liz Fitzsimmons
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
8418 Excelsior Dr
Madison, WI 53717
608-203-7280  
lfitzsimmons@WisconsinDairy.org

Lizzie Duffey
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
8418 Excelsior Dr.
Madison, WI 53717
608-203-7271
lduffey@wisconsindairy.org