Amanda Hoefling was named Chief Member Relations and Human Resources Officer in October 2019. She is responsible for the strategic leadership of Dairyland’s External & Member Relations, Communications & Marketing, Administrative Services, Safety & Security, and Human Resources Departments. Amanda joined Dairyland Power in January 2019 as Vice President - Human Resources. Prior to joining Dairyland, she was the Director, Leadership & Organizational Development for Pedernales Electric Cooperative (Johnson City, Texas). She joined Pedernales in 2004 and held Human Resources leadership positions in employee relations, compensation and benefits. Before joining Pedernales, Amanda was the Senior Human Resources Administrator at Space Center Houston (Houston, Texas).
Amanda is a graduate of the University of Houston, Clear Lake, earning a bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science. She is also a graduate of the University of Texas Human Resources Management Certificate Program. She is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the HR Certification Institute and a Senior Certified Professional from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP). Amanda holds additional certifications in change management, succession planning, personality and behavioral assessment.
In 2021, Amanda was appointed by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to the Council on Workforce Investment. She serves on the Council Board which assists Governor Evers in developing innovative and dynamic approaches to develop Wisconsin's workforce.
Amanda and her husband Bryan live in Holmen, WI where they are members of the Riverland Energy Cooperative. Their twin daughters attend college in Texas.