World Dairy Expo Leadership

Commercial Exhibitor Committee Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee

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
Debbie Crave *
At-Large Representative

Secretary-Treasurer
Bob Hagenow *
At-Large Representative

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Bill Barlass
Director Emeritus
Kevin Jorgensen
Select Sires, Inc.
Cliff Becker
Farm Journal Media, Official Program Publisher
Ernie Kueffner
At-Large Representative
Dan Belk
Foremost Farms USA
Ray Kuehl
Director Emeritus
Scott Bentley *
WDE General Manager
Dave Kyle
Foremost Farms USA
Dave Bollig *
WDE Overall Dairy Cattle Show Superintendent
Joan Lau *
At-Large Representative
Paula Bovre
Wisconsin Holstein Association
Jeff Lyon
At-Large Representative

Taylor Crouch

Nasco

Tom Morris *
WDE Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee Chair

Jim Crowley, Jr.
Director Emeritus

Reint-Jan "RJ" Renken

URUS Group

Scott Culbertson

Purebred Breeders of WDE

Chad Ryan
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Jason Danhof
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Jeannette Sheehan
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Alan Deming

Director Emeritus

Jim Sipiorski

CentralStar Cooperative, Inc.

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


Commercial Exhibitor Committee

Doug Williams, Kuhn North America, Inc. (Chair)

Sara Harbaugh, Zoetis
Jane Griswold, Hoard's Dairyman (Vice Chair) Doug Harland, Dairyland Laboratories
Brian & Yogi Brown, Sunburst Dairy Dean Hermsdorf, ABS Global
Danielle Brown, American Jersey Cattle Association Josh Hushon, Cargill Animal Nutrition
Melanie Burgi, Comfort Hoof Care Dave Jons, Dairy Agenda Today
Joe Coburn, Coburn Company, Inc. Scott Laufenburg, Armor Animal Health
Cheryl DeCraene, GEA Farm Technologies, Inc. Bellana Putz, Lely
Jenny Eighmy, Peach Teats Limited Ann Schulz, Alltech
Sara Gabor, Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc. Marjorie Stieve, Vita Plus Corporation
Julie Gallagher, Alliant Energy Center Taylor Weisensel, Ag-Bag by RCI
Amanda Hannes, GENEX


Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee

Tom Morris, Industry Representative (Chair) Matt Henkes, At-Large Milking Shorthorn Representative
Bryan Voegeli, National Brown Swiss Representative (Vice Chair) Ysabel Jacobs, Eastern Canada Representative
Katie Agnew, At-Large Milking Shorthorn Representative Deb Lakey, At-Large Guernsey Representative
Dale Bendig, National Milking Shorthorn Representative Steve Maddox, At-Large Holstein Representative
Dave Bollig, Overall Dairy Cattle Show Superintendent Dr. Sheila M. McGuirk, Industry Representative
Justin Burdette, At-Large Holstein Representative Dr. Donna Mertz, National Ayrshire Representative
Evan Creek, At-Large Ayrshire Representative Roger Owens, National Jersey Representative
John Dalton, Industry Representative Terri Packard, Eastern United States Representative
Dean Dohle, At-Large Jersey Representative Christy Ratliff, Western United States and Western Canada Representative
Ken Elliott, Assistant Dairy Cattle Show Superintendent Chad Ryan, Wisconsin Representative
Tom Foss, At-Large Brown Swiss Representative Kevin Stoltzfus, At-Large Guernsey Representative
Corey Geiger, National Holstein Representative Rick "RT" Thompson, At-Large Brown Swiss Representative
Bruce Gingerich, Midwestern United States Representative Roger Turner, Industry Representative
Gene Hall, Jr., At-Large Ayrshire Representative Bonnie VanDyk, National Red & White Representative
Lynn Harbaugh, At-Large Red & White Representative Andrew Vander Meulen, At-Large Jersey Representative
Matt Hawbaker, At-Large Red & White Representative Clark Vilter, National Guernsey Representative