Jenny Leahy of Fond du Lac County, Tammy Wiedenbeck of Grant County and Brittney Muenster of Outagamie County have been appointed to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Promotion and Education Committee by the organization’s Board of Directors.
Their terms begin at WFBF’s Annual Meeting and Young Farmer and Agriculturist Conference, December 2-5, in Wisconsin Dells.
“Jenny, Tammy and Brittney are exceptional members who bring a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the Promotion and Education Committee,” said WFBF President Kevin Krentz “We are excited to see them serve Wisconsin Farm Bureau as they begin their terms.”
Jenny Leahy grew up on a dairy farm in Fond du Lac County. She attended UW-Oshkosh where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education. Jenny teaches social studies at Berlin High School and helps on her family’s farm on weekends and summers. She also is active in the ALA Badger Girls State program. Jenny is a member of the Fond du Lac County Farm Bureau and is excited to be serving on the WFBF Promotion and Education Committee.
Tammy Wiedenbeck serves as a Regional Business Development Manager for Hilbert Communications, Bug Tussel Wireless and AT&T Subsidiaries. Along with
her full-time role, Tammy is the seventh generation on her family’s beef and crop farm where she works with her brother’s family and her parents. She also manages a photography business. In addition to her involvement with the Grant County Farm Bureau, Tammy is a lifetime member of the Grant County Cattlemen’s Association, Lancaster FFA Alumni, UW-Platteville Alumni and was recently appointed to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Board. Tammy chooses to be a member of these organizations in hopes of supporting youth and encouraging their continued involvement in agriculture.
Brittney Muenster is a graduate of UW-Madison’s Farm & Industry Short Course and a fifth-generation farmer on her family’s 200-acre farm in Seymour where they raise cattle for beef and milk production. In addition to farming, Brittney is an independent insurance agent specializing in farm and agribusiness insurance with Family Insurance Center. The highlights of her eight-year Farm Bureau membership include attending the 2018 YFA Washington, D.C., Fly-In and serving on the WFBF Promotion and Education Committee. In her free time, she enjoys writing guest blog columns for Farm Bureau and local media as well as hiking with her Blue Heeler, McCoy, and fiancé, Matt.
The Promotion and Education Committee is a group of nine leaders who represent the nine Wisconsin Farm Bureau districts. Committee members develop, implement and promote projects and programs that build awareness and understanding of agriculture and provide leadership development for the agricultural community. The committee’s chair sits on the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s Board of Directors as the program’s representative. The Promotion and Education Program is funded by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation.