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California Milk Advisory Board Announces Samantha Gambonini as Student Ambassador for 2024 International Internship Program; Glenn Millar Details

California Milk Advisory Board Announces Samantha Gambonini as Student Ambassador for 2024 International Internship Program; Glenn Millar Details


TRACY, CA
Friday, May 31st, 2024

Bags? Check. Ticket? Check. Passport? Check. Petaluma ag industry student Samantha Gambonini will be spreading key messaging in South Korea for the dairy industry on behalf of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) as part of the organization’s 2024 International Internship Program.

Glenn Millar, Director of International Business Development, California Milk Advisory Board"California currently accounts for around 33 percent of all U.S. dairy exports so international trade is essential for our continued growth," said Glenn Millar, Director of International Business Development for the CMAB. "Over the last decade and a half, the CMAB has worked closely with partners in South Korea to develop markets for California dairy products. This program is focused on providing insight into international dairy marketing for future leaders."

The organization selected Gambonini based on her impressive academic achievement, as well as her connection to the California dairy arena.

Samantha Gambonini will be spreading key messaging in South Korea for the dairy industry on behalf of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) as part of the organization’s 2024 International Internship ProgramOver the course of six weeks, Gambonini will spend time with in-country CMAB marketing organizations in South Korea to gain a better understanding of markets, consumer buying habits, and promotional efforts on behalf of California’s dairy industry, a press release stated.

Gambonini is currently working toward a B.S. in Agricultural Education at Washington State University. She serves as the Social Media and Events Coordinator for the Young Farmers and Ranchers Club, as well as an Officer for the Agricultural Education Club. She was also an active member of the FFA, serving as the North Coast Region FFA President and Vice President.

As the release went on to note, she also served as District 2 Dairy Princess from 2021 to 2022.

CMAB’s International Internship Program aims to provide young agriculture and dairy college students an opportunity to learn about dairy foods and marketing in the international marketplace, with a focus on developing leaders who will serve on dairy industry boards, work in dairy foods processing, or in sales or marketing.

Congrats to Samantha Gambonini on this exciting opportunity! For more updates from CMAB and more, keep reading Deli Market News.

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