Miquela Hanselman is the Manager of Regulatory Affairs for the National Milk Producers Federation. Her responsibilities for the National Dairy FARM Program include overseeing the development and implementation of the FARM Biosecurity pillar. Miquela’s involvement in the dairy industry has been life-long, growing up on a dairy farm in Upstate New York where she quickly learned a love for dairy farming. Her love for dairy cattle and farming turned in to a deep appreciation for the people who produce our food leading her to continue advocate on their behalf at the National Milk Producers Federation. In addition to leading FARM Biosecurity, she works on regulatory topic areas including food safety, nutrition, and animal health.
Prior to joining National Milk, Miquela received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with a minor in global health and Master of Public Health with a concentration in Food Systems from Cornell University. During her time at Cornell, she worked in the Food Safety Lab and Milk Quality Improvement Program, conducting shelf-life testing on processed milk.