Sen. Schachtner on DATCP Secretary Pfaff Visit

 (RIVER FALLS) – This week, Senator Patty Schachtner (D-Somerset) hosted Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection Secretary Brad Pfaff in western Wisconsin.

Senator Schachtner and Secretary Pfaff visited facility and staff at New Richmond High School on Tuesday for a tour of their Career and Technical Education areas as well as their SOAR education center. On Wednesday, they joined UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen, Provost Dr. David Travis, and Dean Dale Gallenberg for tours of the university’s Agricultural Engineering Technology department and the Dairy Leaning Center.

“I’m proud of the great educational resources that Western Wisconsin has to offer. From high school to higher education, the students of our area are well served by these facilities and educators. Technical and agricultural educational programs are such important components of these institutions. I’m committed to continuing to support these efforts to benefits our students, local economy, and future workforce,” said Senator Schachtner.




State Senator Patty Schachtner proudly represents Wisconsin’s tenth senate district with 178,250 constituents. The district covers parts of Burnett, Dunn, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix counties.