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National Dairy Promotion and Research Board

The 38-member National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB), formed in May 1984 under the authority of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, carries out coordinated promotion and research programs to help build demand and expand domestic and international markets for dairy products. NDB funds, in part, Dairy Management Inc.™, which manages the national dairy checkoff program.

BOARD MEMBERS

  • Carol Ahlem Hilmar, California

  • James Ahlem DMI Vice Chair Hilmar, California

  • Celeste Blackburn Jefferson City, Tennessee

  • Christopher Brazil Escalon, California

  • Cheri Chapin Remus, Minnesota

  • David Crowl Forest Hill, Maryland

  • Renae De Jager Chowchilla, California

  • Mark Erdman Chenoa, Illinois

  • Lynda Foster Fort Scott, Kansas

  • Paul Fritsche NDB Treasurer New Ulm, Minnesota

  • Larry Hancock DMI Treasurer Muleshoe, Texas

  • Jeffrey Hardy Brigham, Utah

  • Lanette Harsdorf Beldenville, Wisconsin

  • Marilyn Hershey NDB Secretary Cochranville, Pennsylvania

  • Amber Horn-Leiterman Brillion, Wisconsin

  • Harold Howrigan Jr. DMI Vice Chair Sheldon, Vermont

  • Edward Jasurda Phillips, Wisconsin

  • Joe Kelsay Whiteland, Indiana

  • John Larson ADA Treasurer Okeechobee, Florida

  • Sarah Lloyd Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

  • George Marsh Cornelius, Oregon

  • Ronald McCormick Java Center, New York

  • Brian Medeiros Hanford, California

  • Urban Mescher Maria Stein, Ohio

  • Kenneth Meyers Importer Representative Warren, New Jersey

  • Zachary Myers NDB Vice Chair Jonesville, North Carolina

  • Ray Prock NDB Treasurer Denair, California

  • Eddie Schaap Clovis, New Mexico

  • Larry Shover Delhi, Iowa

  • Kima Simonson DMI Treasurer Deer Park, Washington

  • Sanford Stauffer Nicholville, New York

  • Susan Troy Importer Representative Evanston, Illinois

  • Arlene Vander Eyk Visalia, California

  • Dave Veenhouwer Jerome, Idaho

  • Lisa Vander Eyk Pixley, California