Alice In Dairyland Nominations

(Beaver Dam) The state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are taking applications for the 75th Alice in Dairyland competition.  Alice in Dairyland educates Wisconsin children and adults about the value, economic impact and future of the state’s $88 billion agricultural industry. Applications can be submitted through February 4th. To apply, submit an application form, cover letter, resume, three professional references and summary of qualifications. Application materials are available online. Alice in Dairyland applicants should have an interest in Wisconsin agriculture, at least three years of experience, education, or training in communications, marketing, education, or public relations, and public speaking experience. The Dodge County-area’s most recent connection to Alice in Dairyland was in 2010. Christine Lindner of Fall River, who grew up on her family’s farm just outside of Beaver Dam, was the state’s 63rd Alice.

 To apply, submit an application form, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to [email protected] or PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911 by 4:30 p.m. on February 4, 2022. Application materials are available at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Growing_WI/BecomingAlice.aspx.

Qualified applicants will have a preliminary interview on February 26, 2022 at DATCP’s Madison office or via Zoom. Top candidates are required to attend a two-day program briefing and press announcement March 11-12, 2022 and the three-day final interview process May 19-21, 2022 in Dane County.

Questions about the position or application process can be directed to DATCP’s Alice in Dairyland Program Director Debbie Gegare at (608) 224-5116 or [email protected].

For more information about the Alice in Dairyland program, visit https://www.aliceindairyland.com/ and follow Alice online on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.