Board Members

The Dairy Foundation is steered by a board of directors that includes dairy producers and industry leaders. These individuals are unpaid volunteers.

Front row:
Wade Brunsman, Ron Lenth, Tim Huhe, Scott Wedemeier, Dennis Cline

Back row:
Dr. Liang Chee Wee, Rob Hahn, Roger Lenius, Mike Scott, Andy Houdek, Chris Gibbs and Bob Kugel

Board of Directors

Tim Huhe President Dairy Producer Cresco, Iowa
Todd Hendrickson Vice President Dairy Producer Preston, Minn.
Ron Lenth Treasurer ISU Extension & Outreach Oelwein, Iowa
Nick Bohr   Dairy Producer Ridgeway, Iowa
Wade Brunsman   Wapsie Valley Creamery Dyersville, Iowa
Chris Gibbs   Dairy Producer Waterville, Iowa
Andy Houdek   Dairy Producer Caledonia, Minn.
Gary Kregel   Dairy Producer Guttenberg, Iowa
Bob Kugel   Retired Dairy Producer Manchester, Iowa
Roger Lenius   Prairie Farms Waverly, Iowa
Mike Scott   Dairy Producer Westgate, Iowa
Scott Wedemeier   Dairy Producer Maynard, Iowa

Additional Board Appointments

Jennifer Bentley   ISU Extension & Outreach Decorah, Iowa
Dr. Pat Boe   South Winn Vet Clinic Ossian, Iowa
Dave Dahms   NICC
Calmar, Iowa
Brian Dougherty   ISU Extension & Outreach Dubuque, Iowa
Lexi Frieden   NICC
Calmar, Iowa
Kathy Gunderson   NICC Board of Trustees Postville, Iowa
Chad Kieffer   Ag Partners Goodhue, Minn.
Dr. Jay Harmon   Iowa State University Ames, Iowa
Dave Lawstuen Chair NICC/Dairy Foundation Calmar, Iowa
Dr. Larry Tranel   ISU Extension & Outreach Dubuque, Iowa
Dr. Ken Reimer   NICC Board of Trustees Elkader, Iowa
Mariah Schmitt Secretary Dairy Foundation Calmar, Iowa
Mitch Schulte   Midwest Dairy Ankeny, Iowa
Dr. Liang Chee Wee   NICC Calmar, Iowa

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