Iowan Lacie Dotterweich is currently serving as NASDA's spring agricultural policy intern.
Lacie, an eastern Iowa native, is currently a junior at Iowa State University double majoring in Agriculture & Society and Public Relations. Lacie spends her extra time getting involved with Delta Gamma Fraternity, Public Relations Student Society of America, the Student Government Public Relations Committee and the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Club. Prior to joining NASDA, Lacie interned for Iowa State University Extension & Outreach assisting county staff with 4-H programs, and the county fair. Growing up near her grandparents mixed crop – livestock farm, Lacie has a passion for agriculture and is dedicated to learning as much as she can about agricultural policy and how it affects agriculture across the nation.
Lacie has spent the first half of her internship attending congressional hearings, doing research to advance NASDA's policy goals, and writing content for NASDA publications.
Photo: Lacie Dotterweich catches up with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey at NASDA's recent Winter Policy Conference in Washington, DC.