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2020-23 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

   * Serves on AFIA's Executive Committee

American Feed Industry Association Officers

Druker Chair
Scott Druker
Church & Dwight Company, Inc. 

Schuster Chair-elect
Mike Schuster
Laidig Systems, Inc.

Belstra Immediate Past Chair
Tim Belstra
Belstra Milling

 

Newman President & CEO
Constance Cullman
AFIA

Novak Vice President and Corporate
Secretary

Sarah Novak
AFIA

Wilkinson Vice President
Leah Wilkinson
AFIA

 

Treasurer
Andy Timmins
AFIA

 

BOD Terms Expiring May 2021

Bill Anders Nutrient Agri Products Papillion, Neb.
*Kevin Baker Valley Proteins, Inc. Winchester, Va.
*Holly Bellmund GLC Minerals, LLC Green Bay, Wis.
*Tim Belstra Belstra Milling Co. DeMotte, Ind.
Michael Castle Alltech Nicholasville, Ky.
Amy Davis Novozymes North America, Inc. Franklinton, N.C.
*Lisa Deverell Land O'Lakes, Inc. Arden Hills, Minn.
*Scott Druker Church & Dwight Company, Inc. Princeton, N.J.
Eddy Fontana Mosaic Feed Ingredients Lithia, Fla.
Kevin Kruse Western Milling Goshen, Calif.
*Sherman Miller Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Jackson, Miss.
Ryan Millett Zoetis Parsippany, N.J.
Ansen Pond JBS USA/Pilgrims Greely, Colo.
*Lon Stephens Co-operative Feed Dealers, Inc. Conklin, N.Y.
Lina Wakeanda WellPet Tewksbury, Mass.

 

BOD Terms Expiring May 2022

Jeff Ast Lallemand Animal Nutrition Milwaukee, Wis.
Brad Dalk ADM Animal Nutrition, Inc.  Quincy, Ill.
*Mike Gauss Kent Nutrition Group, Inc.  Muscatine, Iowa
*Carlos Gonzalez, Ph.D. Hill's Pet Nutrition Topeka, Kan.
Kevin Halpin, Ph.D. International Ingredient Corporation Fenton, Mo.
Steve Lerner, Ph.D. Chr. Hansen Animal Health and Nutrition Milwaukee, Wis.
Andrew Loder Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition LLC Vancouver, Wash.
Joe Lucas CJ Bio America, Inc. Downers Grove, Ill.
*Eric McMillan Cactus Feeders Amarillo, Texas
Silvia Onetti, Ph.D. Vita Plus Corporation Madison, Wis. 
Landis Shoemaker Sunnyside Feeds LLC Mandan, N.D.
Michael Skuodas POET Nutrition Sioux Falls, S.D.
Martha Smith Bayer U.S. - Crop Science Saint Louis, Mo.
*Dean Warras Phibro Animal Health Corporation Teaneck, N.J.
Glen Wilkinson Huvepharma, Inc. Peachtree City, Ga.
*Jonathan Wheat 4B Components, Ltd.  Morton, Ill.

 

BOD Terms Expiring May 2023

Eric Arnold Bill Barr & Company, Inc. Overland Park, KS
Kristin Bonham DSM Nutritional Products Parsippany, NJ
Tod Galloway Foster Farms, Inc. Greenfield, IN
James Gerardot Kincannon & Reed Waynesboro, VA
Tim Jacobson Tier 1 Nutritionals, Inc. Madison, WI
*Mike Van Koevering, Ph.D. Elanco Animal Health Versailles, KY
Mike Lennox Kentucky Equine Research, Inc. (KER) Minneapolis, MN
*Mark Lueking Cargill Animal Nutrition Wilton, CT
Elizabeth Maier The F. L. Emmert Company Cincinnati, OH
Sean McNear Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. Lexington, KY
Jeff Pendleton Hallway Feeds Dallas, TX
Paul Phillips Maxi-Lift Inc./Southwest Agri-Plastics, Inc. Libertyville, IL
Chad Risley, Ph.D. Berg+Schmidt America, LLC Eden Prairie, MN
Rob Sheffer Zinpro Corporation Madison, MS
Jason Summar Hood Packaging Corporation Fresno, CA
Doug Webel United Animal Health, Inc. Sheridan, IN

Honorary BOD Directors (Past Chairmen)

David Abbott Newport, Vt.
Dwight Armstrong Nashville, Tenn.
William Barr Overland Park, Kansas
Thomas Batcheller Sioux Falls, S.D.
Tim Belstra DeMotte, Ind.
Greg Branch Ocala, Fla.
Jeff Cannon Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Bruce Crutcher Indianapolis, Ind.
Richard Frasch Joseph, Ore.
Alan Gunderson Madison, Wis.
Lee Hall Lexington, Ky.
William Harriman Duluth, Ga.
Mike Horn Lancaster, Pa.
Steve Koenig Fairlawn, Ohio
Richard Loomis San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Kermit McCormack Cumberland Center, Maine
Edward McMillan Greenville, Ill.
Donald Orr, Jr. Sheridan, Ind.
Paul Phillips Dallas, Texas
Alec Poitevint Bainbridge, Ga.
Brian Rittgers Indianapolis, Ind.
Rich Severson Sarasota, Fla.
Rob Sheffer Minneapolis, Minn.
Fred Stephens N. Barrington, Ill.
James Sullivan Cary, N.C.
William Tribble Georgetown, Texas
Steve VanRoekel Mankato, Minn.
Dean Webster Kennebunkport, Maine
David Wentzell Vero Beach, Fla.
Alan Wessler Columbia, Mo.