Meet Our Staff

Jodi Legge, Executive Director
As the executive director for WLIC, Jodi Legge leads the organization in managing the state’s identification and information system to protect animal health and market access. She began serving in this role in August 2017.

Previously, Legge served as the Executive Director for March of Dimes in Wisconsin for five years. During her tenure, the Wisconsin Chapter realigned its infrastructure and staff responsibilities, doubled the size of the Chapter Board, and posted double digit increases in special events revenue. Prior to this position, Legge worked for 20 years in various non-profit and corporate entities, including serving for three years as the Deputy Director of Communications & Marketing for the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

Legge has received several Wisconsin Newspaper Association awards for reporting on community and social issues, as well as a community award from the Wisconsin Bar Association. She has been a member of the International Association of Business Communicators, various Rotary Clubs and Chambers throughout Wisconsin and has served on her Church Council as both a member and Chair.

Legge has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Management Studies from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Legge is married and has two adult sons and four grandsons. She enjoys spoiling her grandsons, politics, cooking, travel and rooting for the Green Bay Packers. She and her husband, Ed, live in Wisconsin Dells.

Debbie Kieffer, Office Manager
Debbie Kieffer is from Mineral Point, Wisconsin, where her family had raised beef cattle and swine in past years. Her love for horses has given her a chance to raise and train a couple of colts and currently has a Buckskin Quarter Horse named Joey, which she rides and drives.

Debbie has many years’ experience in office management, manufacturing and product development from previous jobs before joining WLIC. She has been the “voice on the phone” at WLIC since 2012; first as our office assistant and now as office manager, keeping all the day to day business on track for WLIC.  Debbie enjoys working with producers and callers, helping them with their premises registrations and DNA program questions and orders.

In her spare time Debbie and partner Butch, love to go camping with their 5th wheel around to their favorite campgrounds.  Son Mike and family will often join in camping too.   She loves fishing and boating with Butch, taking her dog, Cricket too. Her cockatiel, Ernie, even goes camping. She also likes to sew and make quilts with daughter Cheryl, she also oil paints and does crafts in winter.

Brenda Yoerger, Office Assistant
Brenda Yoerger is the office assistant for WLIC, joining the team in October 2017. She is a life-long resident of Wisconsin. Brenda earned her Bachelor's degree from UW-Oshkosh and spent several years in software testing and analysis. She lives with her husband and two children, who keep her busy attending dance, soccer, basketball and music concerts. In her spare time, Brenda enjoys relaxing with yoga and watching Packer games. She is looking forward to her part-time duties at WLIC and helping people with Premises registration and Fair programs.