Board

Upper Midwest Dairy Industry Association

President – Dale Heintz, AgPartners Co-op*

Secretary – David Weinand, Minnesota Department of Agriculture*

Treasurer – Scott Stude, Agropur*

Elected board members (voting):  include those with * above and Tom Berry, AMPI; Katie Brown, Land O’Lakes

Appointed Board members (voting): Jeff Johnson, Alltech, Todd Juntunen, Agropur; Elaine Santi, retired Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Lucas Sjostrom, Minnesota Milk/Midwest Dairy; April VonRuden, AMPI

Advisory Committee members (non-voting):  Mark Dilbeck, Eurofins DQCI, LLC; Cheryl Eia, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Dan Erickson, Harold Wainess & Associates; Jim Klein, Bongards; Rueben Nilsson, Prairie Farms; Lisa Ramacher, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Meghan Romo, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Brian Speltz, S & S Dairy Systems; Lisa Wetzel, Minnesota Department of Agriculutre; Deb Wehde, Agropur; John Wolf, Dairy Farmers of America.

If you are interested in serving on a UMDIA Committee contact President Dale Heintz.