World Dairy Expo Board

The World Dairy Expo Board of Directors is comprised of business professionals and dairy producers representing many dairy industry organizations. The Board of Directors was established in 1970, when World Dairy Expo, Inc. (WDE) was formed. The following are Expo directors, their organization affiliations and/or board positions.

2019 Executive TeamPresident
Bill Hageman *
At-Large Representative

1st Vice President
Michael Hellenbrand *
Purebred Breeders of WDE

2nd Vice President
Debbie Crave *
At-Large Representative

Secretary-Treasurer
Bob Hagenow *
At-Large Representative

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Bill Barlass
Director Emeritus
Ernie Kueffner
At-Large Representative
Cliff Becker
Farm Journal Media, Official Program Publisher
Ray Kuehl
Director Emeritus
Dan Belk
Foremost Farms USA
Dave Kyle
Foremost Farms USA
Scott Bentley *
WDE General Manager
Joan Lau *
At-Large Representative
Steve Blessing
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Julie Luedkte
URUS
Dave Bollig *
WDE Overall Dairy Cattle Show Superintendent
Jeff Lyon
At-Large Representative

Paula Bovre
Wisconsin Holstein Association
Chuck Miller
Nasco
Jim Crowley, Jr.
Director Emeritus
Tom Morris *
WDE Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee Chair
Jason Danhof
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Chad Ryan
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Alan Deming

Director Emeritus

Jeannette Sheehan
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Glen Easter
Dairy Farmers of America

Jim Sipiorski

CentralStar Cooperative, Inc.

Troy Esser
BouMatic LLC
Steve Strickler
Dairy Farmers of America
 
Corey Geiger
Holstein Association USA, Inc.
Kate VandenBosch
UW-Madison, CALS
Calvin Graber
Associated Milk Producers, Inc.
Clark Vilter
Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders Association
Tim Griswold
Dane County Holstein Breeders
Bryan Voegeli *
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Dean Hermsdorf
ABS Global, Inc.
Doug Williams *
WDE Commercial Exhibitor Committee Chair
Kevin Jorgensen
Select Sires, Inc.
Emily Yeiser Stepp
National Milk Producers Federation
Nate Kliebenstein
Lakeshore Federated Dairy Cooperative
*Denotes member of the Executive Committee