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Candidates for WMMB Board Announced

The
Wisconsin Department of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection has announced the
eleven finalists for the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board 2017 Board of Directors
Election. Nominees for District 16, which includes Fond du Lac, Green Lake and
Marquette Counties are David Schmitz of Fond du Lac and Janet Clark of
Rosendale. The nominee for District 19, which includes Dodge and Columbia counties is Becky Levzow of Rio.
Ballots are mailed to dairy producers who live in the nine districts, with
voting being held until May 25th. Results are then announced in
early June. Each year, one-third of the Milk Marketing Board’s 25 member board
is elected to three year terms. In 2017, nine districts are up for election.
Each candidate is an active dairy producer or is the representative of an
affected producer who sells milk commercially and lives in the district. More
information is available online at wmmb.com/elections.