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World Dairy Expo is pleased to welcome Cassi Miller, of Mount Horeb, Wis., to the staff as Program Assistant. Her duties in this position will include providing program assistance for World Dairy Expo and all WDE Management, Inc. entities, coordinating Expo school tours, providing customer service and aiding in the planning and execution of the Expo Recognition and Friends of Expo programs.Miller joins the WDE staff with strong roots in the dairy industry. She grew up on her family’s registered Holstein farm, Miller Holsteins, in Vesper, Wis., exhibiting cattle at various shows, competing in a variety of FFA contests and participating in and serving the Wisconsin Junior Holstein Association. Miller also comes to the position with experience promoting fairs, as she served as the Central Wisconsin State Fair Fairest of the Fair in 2014. Recently, Miller aided World Dairy Expo as a volunteer in the Ultrasound Tent, Dairy Cattle Show office and as a visitor survey distributor.
Since graduating in May 2016 from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness, with emphases in communications, marketing, and management, Miller has been working at the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board in the Channel Management department. While at college, Miller was active in the Pioneer National Agri-Marketing Association, Sigma Alpha Sorority, Collegiate Farm Bureau and Pioneer Dairy Club. Throughout her time in school, she worked in the Event Reservations office and Pioneer Academic and Transitional Help Center, along with spending a summer as the Communications Intern at East Central/Select Sires.
For five decades, the global dairy industry has been meeting in Madison, Wis. for World Dairy Expo. Crowds of nearly 75,000 people from more than 100 countries attended the annual event in 2016. WDE will return Oct. 3-7, 2017 as attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to “Discover New Dairy Worlds.” Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #WDE17) for more information.