|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|August 11, 2017|
|Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839|
|Governor Walker Appoints Jeff Lyon to Lead DATCP as
|MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today appointed Jeff Lyon to lead the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection as interim secretary effective Monday, August 14, 2017. Mr. Lyon currently serves as the agency’s deputy secretary.
Secretary Ben Brancel’s previously announced retirement is effective August 13, 2017.