The Minnesota Milk Producers Association welcomed two new directors and two new executive committee members as a result of their 2018 annual meeting and Minnesota Milk Conference and Expo November 27-29 at Treasure Island Resort and Casino in Welch, Minn.
Newly elected members to the board of directors include Ron Miller of Enchanted Dairy, Little Falls; Paul Daley of Daley Farms LLP, Pine Island. Re-elected as incumbents were Garrett Luthens of Skyview Dairy, Hutchinson; and Shelly DePestel of Daley Farms of Lewiston LLP, Lewiston.
The Executive Committee, elected by the board of directors, for 2018-2019 is President Dave Buck, Bucks Unlimited, Goodhue; Vice President Shelly DePestel, Daley Farms of Lewiston LLP; Secretary Bob Dombeck, Sandhill Dairy Inc., Perham; and Treasurer Rick Smith of Blue Edge Dairy, Adams.
They will serve alongside continuing board members who include Aaron Vogt, Vogt Dairy, Sauk Centre; Kindra Carlson, Carlson Dairy, Pennock; Kristine Spadgenske, Spadgenske Dairy, Menahga; Marianne Peterson, J.M. Peterson Farms, Pine City; Pat Lunemann, Twin Eagle Dairy, Clarissa; Tom Sedgeman, Sedgeman Dairy, Sauk Centre; and Rod Schulze, Schulze Dairy, LLC, Holland.
ABOUT THE MINNESOTA MILK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION
Minnesota Milk Producers Association is a membership organization representing grassroots dairy farmers through policy work, education and membership development. Our work is vital to the future of Minnesota’s dairy industry and is directed by a board of dairy farmers elected by their peers. For more information, visit www.mnmilk.org