Board

Upper Midwest Dairy Industry Association

President – Nikki Studenski, Bongards

Vice-President – Dale Heintz, AgPartners Co-op*

Secretary – Katie Brown, Land O’ Lakes*

Treasurer – Scott Stude, Agropur*

Elected board members (voting):  include those with * above and Tom Berry, AMPI and Dawn Raymond, First District

Appointed Board members (voting): Elaine Santi, retired Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Lucas Sjostrom, Minnesota Milk/Midwest Dairy; Nikki Studenski, Bongards; David Weinand, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Advisory Committee members (non-voting): Mark Dilbeck, Eurofins DQCI, LLC; Cheryl Eia, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Dan Erickson, Harold Wainess & Associates; Steve Gunderson, retired DFA; Jeff Johnson, Alltech; Todd Juntunen, Caloris; Jim Klein, Bongards; Rueben Nilsson, Caves of Faribault; Lisa Ramacher, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Erin Royster, University of Minnesota – College of Veterinary Medicine; Christa Schlosser, Stearns DHIA; Brian Speltz, S & S Dairy Systems; April VonRuden, AMPI, and John Wolf, Dairy Farmers of America.

If you are interested in serving on a UMDIA Committee contact President Nikki Studenski.