2018 Board of Director Election Process

 
Each year, one-third of the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, formerly Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB), 25-member board is elected to three-year terms. Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin directors guide the organization's financial affairs, formulate and set Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin policies, approve the organization's mission and serve on one of two committees – Channel Management or Communications. All directors must be active dairy producers who sell milk into commercial channels and live in the district where they are nominated.

 

In 2018, eight districts are up for election. The Director Candidate Information page provides background about WMMB and highlights director roles, responsibilities and compensation. The districts up for election are:

  • District 2 - Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marinette, Oconto, Vilas
  • District 5 - Dunn, St. Croix
  • District 8 - Marathon
  • District 11 - Outagamie, Winnebago
  • District 14 - Jackson, La Crosse, Trempealeau
  • District 17 - Calumet, Manitowoc
  • District 20 - Richland, Sauk
  • District 23 - Iowa, Lafayette

Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin director elections are handled by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Questions regarding elections should be directed to DATCP's Debbie Gegare at 608-224-5116. If you have any questions specific to Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, contact Brenda Murphy at 800-373-9662.

 

As information (e.g. press releases, calendars, bios, links) becomes available during the election process, it will be added below.