Friend of the Industry: Randy Romanski.This award is given to an individual that provides exemplary service to the Wisconsin Pork Association. Randy Romanski was announced secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection by Governor Tony Evers in 2020 and was subsequently confirmed by the Wisconsin State Senate. Governor Evers has reappointed Romanski as DATCP Secretary. Prior to his appointment, Romanski served as DATCP deputy secretary and interim secretary. He brings decades of experience in government administration and policy development to the department.Originally from Wisconsin Rapids, Romanski earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and his master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Secretary Romanski has been very supportive of the meat industry and, through his involvement in the Badger Box Program, WPA has been given the opportunity to develop our Passion for Pork Program. Romanski currently resides in Monona, Wisconsin