Sara joins us as the Senior Policy Manager for Agriculture and Restoration. Sara brings to her role at the Alliance over 15 years of technical and policy development experience in agricultural nutrient management, water quality, and bioenergy while at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. Additionally, Sara served as the Agriculture Institute Director at the UW-Madison Division of Extension where she oversaw county extension agents and agricultural education and outreach programs.
Sara has a Master of Science in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences from Montana State University- Bozeman and a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources and Water Quality from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She resides in Madison, Wisconsin, and in her free time, she enjoys kayaking, reading, and gardening.