Four selected for Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation Board

February 20, 2018 by Marcy Heim | No Comments

MADISON, Wis.– Joan Behr, Ann McDonald, Sara Schoenborn and Max Wenck have been selected to provide vision and leadership on the Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. (WROF) Board of Directors.

For over 80 years the WROF has made a tangible, positive impact on Wisconsin’s rural enterprise. Over $6,000,000 has been awarded to over 6,000 recipients at more than 30 different Wisconsin educational institutions and programs.

For more than 30 years, Joan Behr served in various capacities with Foremost Farms USA, completing her work there as Sr. Director of Corporate Communications & Brand Management. There she was responsible for internal, external and marketing communications, brand management and crisis communications.

Ann McDonald is the Business Development Lead for The American Dairy Coalition. In her position, McDonald leads membership growth and renewal on a national level, plans and executes ADC events, collaborates on strategic planning and marketing for organization goals, growth and publicity and evaluates partner opportunities.

Sara Schoenborn is the Director of Communications for the Cooperative Network, where she manages the organization’s branding, public & media relations and event marketing, plans the annual Co-op Communicators Workshop and co-leads the national “Co-op Month Initiative.” Prior to joining Cooperative Network, she served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin FFA Foundation.

Since June 2005, Max Wenck has served as Partner and Director of the Morgan & Myers Inc.’s Agriculture and Pasture-to-Plate practices and provides counsel to the Morgan & Myers Inc.’s Food, Health & Nutrition practice. Before joining Morgan & Myers, Wenck was with Dekalb Plant Genetics, where he led corn advertising and marketing activities for the U.S. business team.




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