The Dairy Council of Utah/Nevada has named Jenn Harrison as administrator. A veteran in the industry, Harrison started her work with the Dairy Council in 1997 and was previously the vice president of marketing and finance.
“We’re thrilled with Jenn’s expertise in marketing, finance, event planning and human resources,” said Grant Kohler, chairman of Utah Dairy Commission, which oversees the Dairy Council. “She will lead the Dairy Council on a successful path and help move the industry forward.”
At the Dairy Council, she has coordinated community events, conducted media interviews and created social media outlets to increase producer and consumer education. Harrison earned her bachelor’s degree from Weber State University and will receive an MBA degree from Westminster College this year. She will begin as administrator March 1, 2014.
“I am excited to continue to work with dairy producers, industry partners, processors and counterparts throughout the nation to help promote the dairy industry,” said Jenn Harrison. “We have a great purpose in providing quality dairy products to consumers throughout Utah and Nevada. One of our goals will be to continue to effectively educate consumers on the nutritional value and significant health benefits of dairy food.”
Through her career, Harrison has conducted hundreds of presentations and coordinated numerous interviews to promote the value of dairy products to schools, businesses and general consumers.
“Dairy is my passion, which is why we have been more assertive than ever with our online and traditional communications tools,” Harrison said. “We need to keep our children and families informed of the value of dairy in their lives.”
About The Dairy Farmers of Utah
Utah’s dairy farm families are dedicated to consistently producing high-quality milk and dairy products. Dairy farmers are passionate about their livelihood and interested in sharing dairy agriculture with their local communities. Through their local Dairy Council, farmers are committed to a lifetime of nutrition and on-farm education for people of all ages. To learn more, visit www.dairyutnv.com and www.thecowlocale.com.