Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium
135 Enterprise Drive, Suite ID
Verona, WI 53593-0202
Fax: 608 848-4702
Patrick Fitzgibbons, Executive Director
Patrick Fitzgibbons brings a wealth of industry experience to WLIC as well as strong industry relationships with producers and agri-businesses. Most recently he was the Cattle Procurement Manager at Cargill, Milwaukee, Wis., orchestrating the multi-site procurement of cattle from producers and brings extensive experience in strategic planning and business analysis. An industry leader, he formerly served as Vice-President on the WLIC Board of Directors.
In his new role, Fitzgibbons will lead WLIC in the strategic planning and management of Wisconsin’s premise ID registrations and animal tracking programs. He will be responsible for developing innovative initiatives and cultivating relationships with industry stakeholders and producers to promote the value and importance of identification and traceability. As Executive Director, Fitzgibbons will oversee the responsibilities of WLIC Management and work closely with DATCP and state veterinarians to ensure a quick response to disease outbreaks.
Direct Line: 608-848-1907
Debra Kieffer, Office Manager
Debra Kieffer is from Mineral Point, WI where she grew up on a beef and swine farm. She currently has quarter horses and enjoys providing horse drawn carriage tours in Mineral Point. In her spare time, she likes to camp and fish with her family and also sells her oil paintings. Kieffer brings years of data entry experience to the WLIC and will be a great asset in her new role.
Direct Line: 888-808-1910
Cassandra Hall, Office Assistant
Cassandra Hall has recently joined the team at WLIC as the new Communications Intern! She is a new resident in Wisconsin, having moved here from Dallas, Texas late last year. It is quite a change from the heat and even a new dialect to learn! She has lived in small towns all over the Midwest while growing up and has a great love for the people and places she has been to.
After completing her studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, she worked as a Customer Service Representative with various businesses and spent some time with community projects and creative endeavors. Now living the farthest north she has ever been, Cassandra is excited to explore her new home and beautiful surroundings. She is excited to be doing work with WLIC, taking charge of the newsletter and social media pages, and to be working with the great people of Wisconsin!
Direct Line: 608-848-5237