Applications being accepted for 71st Alice

Applications are being accepted to select Wisconsin’s 71st Alice in Dairyland — a yearlong ambassadorial position aimed at educating Wisconsin children and adults about the state’s $88 billion agricultural industry. The selected Alice will spend the year as guest and speaker at a range of events including the State Fair, World Dairy Expo, county fairs, dairy breakfasts and other appearances.

“Serving as Wisconsin’s agricultural ambassador has allowed me to share the story of Wisconsin’s diverse agriculture industry to a multitude of various audiences across the state,” said Crystal Siemers-Peterman, 70th Alice in Dairyland. “If you have passion and excitement for agriculture, education and communications, this position is a great opportunity to take those enthusiasms to the next level.”

As part of this full-time spokesperson position, Alice will be expected to manage hundreds of media interviews and participate daily on multiple social media platforms. Additional duties include writing speeches, developing and executing marketing plans, delivering classroom presentations and networking with media and industry professionals.

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. Applicants must be female Wisconsin residents, and at least 21 years old.

To apply, submit an application form, cover letter, resume, three professional references and summary of qualifications by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 1. Application materials are available at

For more information about the position, benefits, application and/or selection process, contact Ti Gauger, Alice in Dairyland program director, at 608-224-5115 or