WLIC

Meet Our Staff

Jodi Legge, Executive Director
jlegge@wiid.org
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
608.848.3684
dkieffer@wiid.org
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.
 

Olivia Cho, Office Assistant
888.808.1910 ext. 1900
ocho@wiid.org
Olivia Cho, who started with us in May 2018 as a temp, is now the office assistant-data entry specialist. Olivia has a BS in Physics from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and she is a pilot! She loves the outdoors and was born and raised in Minnesota, but is now happy to call Madison home, where she lives with her husband. Olivia’s responsibilities include assisting with premises registrations, helping coordinate the DNA Fair Program, data entry, and supporting Deb with the day-to-day of running WLIC.

Allison Hahn, Communications/Office Assistant
888.808.1910 ext. 1901
ahahn@wiid.org
Allison Hahn started on Monday, July 9th, as the communications-office assistant. Allison is a recent graduate of UW-Platteville, with a major in agricultural business and a minor in animal science, with an emphasis in communications and marketing. Allison enjoys watching movies and being with family and she lives in DeForest. Allison will be handling communications, as well as premises registrations and data entry.