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DATCP Announces WMMB Election Results

New board members will serve through June 2010

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has announced the results of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board 2007 Board of Directors election. During the election period, 12.2% of eligible dairy producers returned ballots, voting in the following candidates:

District 3 Lincoln, Oneida, Price and Taylor counties
Director: Ed Jasurda of Phillips

District 6 Chippewa and Eau Claire counties
Director: Patricia Boettcher of Bloomer (incumbent)

District 9 Menominee, Shawano and Waupaca counties
Director: Don Robaidek of Pulaski

District 12 Portage, Waushara and Wood counties
Director: Ken Heiman of Marshfield (incumbent)

District 15 Adams, Juneau and Monroe counties
Director: Mary Cook of Wilton (incumbent)

District 18 Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Washington and Waukesha counties
Director: James Stemper of Plymouth (incumbent)

District 21 Crawford and Vernon counties
Director: Judy Wubbenhorst of Westby (incumbent)

District 24 Dane and Jefferson counties
Director: Mark Christenson of Lake Mills (incumbent)

Board members supervise WMMB policies and procedures and approve WMMB’s long-range business plan and annual budget. All WMMB programs — which are funded by Wisconsin dairy producer checkoff dollars — are designed to increase demand for Wisconsin-produced milk. Based on this election, the newly elected board members will serve a term from July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2010. For more information on WMMB, visit producer.wisdairy.com.

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