2022 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.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection  (DATCP) has certified 12 nominees that are eligible for election to the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (DFW) board of directors. Dairy farmers in affected districts will have until May 25, 2022 to vote.
Eight Districts are up for Election

In 2022, eight districts are up for election. The Director Candidate Information page provides background about Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin and highlights director roles, responsibilities and compensation. The districts up for election are:
District 3 - Lincoln, Oneida, Price and Taylor
District 6 - Chippewa and Eau Claire
District 9 - Shawano and Waupaca
District 12 - Portage, Waushara and Wood
District 15 - Adams, Juneau and Monroe
District 18 - Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Washington and Waukesha
District 21 - Crawford and Vernon
District 24 - Dane and Jefferson

Election Process Questions / Concerns

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 608-836-8820.

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