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Become a Dairy Ambassador

The Dairy Ambassador program is a county and state program designed to further youth and community dairy education. Each year, select high school students from around the state represent their local county, attending farm field days, doing classroom eduction, and offering information at the county fair about dairy products and dairy farming. Two state-level ambassadors are chosen from qualified applicants each January. State Ambassadors receive a monetary scholarship and represent Dairy Farmers throughout the year at community events, school assemblies, the annual convention and more. State ambassador applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently represent the dairy industry as a spokesperson OR have demonstrated past success as a spokesperson
  • Have flexibility in their work/school schedule to accommodate short-notice interview requests
  • Possess strong communication skills and ability to translate complex ideas into messages for consumers
  • Have a solid knowledge of dairy/nutrition and current issues related to dairy
  • Be able to conduct interviews on a broad range of dairy topics
  • Project a positive and professional image and attitude
  • Must be single with no children between the ages of 17 - 25
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher

Interested in becoming a 2016 Dairy Ambassador? Download an application below

     Utah Ambassadors Application- Word DOC

     Utah Ambassadors Application- PDF

Completed applications must be received by Monday, November 9, 2015Please mail completed applications to:

Dairy Council of Utah - Attn: Debbra Vaughn | 1213 E 2100 S Salt Lake City, UT 84106 OR email to Debbie Vaughn

Questions? Email Debbie Vaughn 801.487.9976

The Ambassador selection lunch will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Gardner Village. 

2015 Dairy Ambassadors:

2015 Dairy Amassadors

Alyssa Murphy & Anne Dansie

Alyssa is from Cornish, Utah. She is currently a freshman at Utah State University. Her major is Special Education. Anne Dansie is from Heber, Utah. She is currently a freshman at Brigham Young University. She is majoring in Nursing with a minor in Gerontology. We are thrilled to welcome them as our 2015 Utah Dairy Ambassadors.