Wisconsin Holstein Association is pleased to announce Emma Olstad of Stoughton, Wis. as the 2018 Communications Intern. Olstad will be based out of the office in Baraboo, Wis. with internship duties starting May 21, 2018.
During the summer, Olstad will serve in a communications and public relations role. She will work with the Wisconsin Holstein News writing breeder profiles and will plan and coordinate the 2018 WHA Futurity in West Allis. In addition to these duties, she will assist in organizing district shows, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Wisconsin Championship Show.
Olstad has been involved in 4-H her entire life, exhibiting dairy at local, county, state and national shows thoughout the Midwest. She has a tremendous passion of agriculture and communications.
Olstad will be a junior at UW-Madison studying dairy science. On campus, she is involved in the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) where she is serving as president and was on the 2018 Student NAMA Marketing Competition Championship team. This year, she will be serving as the vice president of the Collegiate Farm Bureau. Olstad is also a member of the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club and is on the UW-Madison Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Team.
“We are very excited to welcome Emma to the team for the summer. With her dairy and marketing experiences, she will bring a lot of talent to the association,” said Mara Budde, Communications Associate with Wisconsin Holstein Association.
Outside of school, Olstad enjoys spending time with her family and going to her sister’s sporting events as well as trying new local restaurants with friends.