In her role, Ver Kuilen will be responsible for editing and designing newsletters and overseeing the content and distribution of the organization’s e-newsletters. She will contribute to the Rural Route magazine, assist with promotional pieces and media releases, and maintain the organization’s website.
“Though I’m not a farmer myself, I come from a long line of dairy farmers. It’s an honor to serve and give back to the industry that has provided generations of my family, myself included, with the lives and values we have today,” Ver Kuilen said. “I’m looking forward to contributing my communications experience in a meaningful way to farmers around the state of Wisconsin.”
Ver Kuilen graduated from UW-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. She has four years of communication experience in news reporting, policy advocacy campaigns, marketing and event coordination. Most recently, Ver Kuilen served as the Communications and Events Coordinator for the Association of Program Directors in Surgery.
“Wisconsin Farm Bureau is excited to have Kylie joining the team,” said WFBF Executive Director of Public Relations Amy Eckelberg. “Her background in writing and overall communications experience will provide a great value to our entire membership.”
Ver Kuilen began her role on Aug. 1.