Congratulations to CALS alum Kristin (Natzke) Olson for being selected the 66th Alice in Dairyland. The Fond du Lac native graduated in 2010 with a life sciences communications degree. LSC has prepared a lot of former Alices. Thirteen of the 66 women (20 percent) who have held the position earned LSC or Ag Journalism majors.
Alice in Dairyland is a public relations professional working for the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. She travels throughout the state, nation and world to promote Wisconsin products to audiences of all ages, educating the media, youth and civic groups about the many facets of the state’s agricultural industry.
During college, Olson held leadership roles in the Association of Women in Agriculture, Badger Dairy Club and the National Agri-Marketing Association.
Here’s the full roster of LSC-educated AIDs:
1979–Rebecca (Powell) Powell-McCarthy, Baraboo, Milwaukee, WI
1980–Vicky Scharlau, Waumandee, Wenatchee, WA
1982–Dorothy Farrell, Oregon, Elkhart Lake
1988–Rebecca Plantz, Ladysmith, Scottsdale, AZ
1992–Kristan (Conrad) Collins, Green Bay, Madison, WI
1993–Angela (Corbin) Tuthill, Belleville, Wyoming, IL
1995–Jolynne (Nagel) Schroepfer, Antigo, Deerbrook, WI
1997–Courtney (Ott) Booth, Forest Junction, Plymouth, WI
1998–Jennifer (Hasler) Meyer, Monroe, Chilton, WI
2006–Nicole (Franzen) Reese, Sheboygan Falls, Jefferson, WI
2007–Jill Makovec, Muscoda, Madison, WI
2010–Christine LindnerBeaver Dam, Fall River, WI