DATCP Accepting Applications For 76th Alice In Dairyland Competition

(Beaver Dam) The state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection are taking applications for the 76th 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-dollar agricultural industry. Applications can be submitted through February 3rd.

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, provide a cover letter, completed application form, resume, 150-word personal bio, and contact information for three professional references to [email protected] or PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911 by 4:30 p.m. on February 3, 2023. Application materials are available on the Alice in Dairyland website. 

Qualified applicants will have a preliminary interview on February 18, 2023 at DATCP’s Madison office or via Zoom. Top candidates are required to attend a two-day in-person program briefing and press announcement March 10-11, 2023 and the three-day final interview process May 11-13, 2023 in Walworth County. 

Questions about the position or application process can be directed to [email protected]. For more information about the Alice in Dairyland program, visit https://www.aliceindairyland.com/ and follow Alice online on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.