World Dairy Expo Leadership

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.

Bill Hageman *
At-Large Representative
2023 WDE Executive Committee

Vice President
Tom Morris *
WDE Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee Chair

Bob Hagenow *
At-Large Representative

Bill Barlass
Director Emeritus

Ernie Kueffner
At-Large Representative

Dave Bollig *
WDE Overall Dairy Cattle Show Superintendent
Ray Kuehl
Director Emeritus

Scott Culbertson

Purebred Breeders of WDE

Dave Kyle
Foremost Farms USA

Jason Danhof
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Joan Lau *
At-Large Representative

Alan Deming

Director Emeritus

Jeff Lyon
At-Large Representative 

Kami Dorn
Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders Association

Annie McCullough
Farm Journal Media, Official Program Publisher

Glen Easter
Dairy Farmers of America

Jennifer Meyer

Purebred Breeders of WDE

Troy Esser
BouMatic LLC

Joey Opsal
Dane County Holstein Breeders

Paul Fricke

Randy Romanski

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Corey Geiger
Holstein Association USA, Inc.
Chad Ryan
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Calvin Graber
Associated Milk Producers, Inc.

Jeannette Sheehan 
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Keith Heikes

Jim Sipiorski

CentralStar Cooperative, Inc.

Dean Hermsdorf
ABS Global, Inc.
Bryan Voegeli *
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Laura Herschleb *
WDE General Manager

Ryan Weigel

Wisconsin Holstein Association

Josh Hushon *

At-Large Representative

Doug Williams *
WDE Commercial Exhibitor Committee Chair

Kevin Jorgensen *
Select Sires, Inc.

Emily Yeiser Stepp
National Milk Producers Federation

*Denotes member of the Executive Committee

Commercial Exhibitor Committee

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

Doug Harland, Dairyland Laboratories
Josh Hushon, Cargill Animal Nutrition (Vice Chair) Dean Hermsdorf, ABS Global
Danielle Brown, American Jersey Cattle Association Dave Jons, Dairy Agenda Today
Erin Carter, Lallemand Animal Nutrition Karen Lally, VES-Artex
Joe Coburn, Coburn Company, Inc.  Steve Pesik, Oxbo International Corp. 
Cheryl DeCraene, GEA Farm Technologies  Bellana Putz, Lely
Jenny Eighmy, Peach Teats Terri Smith, Select Sires, Inc.
Sara Gabor, Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.  Marjorie Stieve, Vita Plus Corporation
Jane Griswold, Hoard's Dairyman Laura Tresslar, Merck Animal Health
Sara Harbaugh, Zoetis Taylor Weisensel, Ag-Bag by RCI

Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee

Tom Morris, Industry Representative (Chair) Jennifer Hill, At-Large Holstein Representative
Bryan Voegeli, National Brown Swiss Representative (Vice Chair) Steve Maddox, At-Large Holstein Representative

Katie Agnew, National Milking Shorthorn Representative

Dr. Sheila M. McGuirk, Industry Representative
Dave Bollig, Overall Dairy Cattle Show Superintendent Dr. Donna Mertz, National Ayrshire Representative
Lucas Clanton, Midwestern United States Representative Terri Packard, Eastern United States Representative
Evan Creek, At-Large Ayrshire Representative Joe Rocha, Western United States and Western Canada Representative

John Dalton, Industry Representative

Chad Ryan, Wisconsin Representative
Ted DeMent, National Jersey Representative

Dusty Schirm, At-Large Jersey Representative

Brian Dinderman, At-Large Guernsey Representative Kevin Stoltzfus, At-Large Guernsey Representative
Erica Enright, Eastern Canada Representative

Eric Topp, At-Large Brown Swiss Representative

Tom Foss, At-Large Brown Swiss Representative Roger Turner, Industry Representative
Corey Geiger, National Holstein Representative

Mark Valentine, At-Large Ayrshire Representative

Lynn Harbaugh, At-Large Red & White Representative

Andrew Vander Meulen, At-Large Jersey Representative
Emily Hartmann, National Guernsey Representative Sarah Wendorf, National Red & White Representative

Matt Hawbaker, At-Large Red & White Representative

TJ Wingert, At-Large Milking Shorthorn Representative

Matt Henkes, At-Large Milking Shorthorn Representative