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2020-23 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

   * Serves on AFIA's Executive Committee

American Feed Industry Association Officers

Schuster Chair
Mike Schuster
Laidig Systems, Inc.

Chair-elect

Druker Immediate Past Chair
Scott Druker
Church & Dwight Company, Inc. 

 

Newman President & CEO
Constance Cullman
AFIA

Novak Vice President & Corporate
Secretary

Sarah Novak
AFIA

Wilkinson Vice President
Leah Wilkinson
AFIA

 

CFO & Corporate Treasurer
Andy Timmins
AFIA

 

BOD Terms Expiring May 2022

Jeff Ast Lallemand Animal Nutrition Milwaukee, Wis.
Rob Aukerman Phibro Animal Health Corporation Teaneck, N.J.
Brad Dalk ADM Animal Nutrition, Inc.  Quincy, Ill.
Scott Druker, Ph. D. Church & Dwight Company, Inc. Princeton, NJ
*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 & 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.
*Jonathan Wheat 4B Components, Ltd.  Morton, Ill.
Glen Wilkinson Huvepharma, Inc. Peachtree City, Ga.

 

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 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
*Mike Van Koevering, Ph.D. Elanco Animal Health Versailles, KY
*Doug Webel United Animal Health, Inc. Sheridan, IN

 

BOD Terms Expiring May 2024

John Akridge MFA Incorporated Columbia, MO
Scott Anderson California Pellet Mill (CPM) Waterloo, IA
Gerry Daignault The Maschhoffs LLC Carlyle, IL
Frank Goode ILC Resources Urbandale, IA
C. Ross Hamilton, Ph.D. Darling Ingredients Inc. Irving, TX
Scott Lovin Ag Partners LLC Albert City, IA
Lisa Norton BioZyme Incorporated Saint Joseph, MO
Brian Rittgers Micronutrients USA LLC Indianapolis, IN
Gisele Santos Bin BASF Corporation Florham Park, NJ
Leigh Ann Sayen The Peterson Company Kalamazoo, MI
Kevin Schluender Land O'Lakes, Inc.  Neosho, MO
Fernado Valdez Kemin Industries Inc.  Des Moines, IA
Ted Williams  D&D Ingredient Distributors, Inc.  Delphos, OH
Wesley Wilson Ag ProVision, LLC Kenansville, NC

 

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.
Scott Druker Princeton, NJ
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.