Jennifer Shilling joins Dairyland Power Cooperative

Jennifer Shilling
Jennifer Shilling

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Jennifer Shilling has accepted the position of Government Relations Manager at Dairyland Power Cooperative, effective today, June 1, 2020.

“Dairyland is pleased to add Jennifer Shilling to our government relations team,” said Barbara Nick, President and CEO. “Jennifer’s record of service to the people of western Wisconsin is well known, including her positive, proven ability to work with lawmakers of both parties. Those capabilities will be an asset to Dairyland’s cooperative membership, as we continue to work for safe, sustainable and reliable power in our four-state service area.”

Shilling will be a part of Dairyland’s government relations team, developing and implementing Dairyland’s legislative, regulatory and member relations strategies at the state and federal level.

“I am happy to join Dairyland and bring my experience on energy and utility issues to the members and service area of the region. It is an exciting time in the energy industry and I look forward to developing strategies that reflect Dairyland’s commitment to communities now and into the future,” said Shilling. “I have enjoyed my experience serving western Wisconsin in the State Senate. Through this new opportunity, I can continue to serve residents and rural communities in the essential service of delivering electricity to businesses, homes, schools and healthcare facilities.”

Shilling recently resigned from the Wisconsin legislature after representing the 32nd Senate District since 2011. She previously served as the State Representative for the 95th Assembly District and worked as a legislative aide to State Representative Mark Meyer and Congressman Ron Kind.