Association Leadership

This 21-member group of elected industry representatives is charged with directing the Association’s strategy and spending.

Board of Directors

Tim Omer
Tim Omer
President & Managing Director Emmi Roth
President
Doug Wilke
Doug Wilke
CEO Valley Queen Cheese
First Vice President
Mike Sipple
Mike Sipple
VP Manufacturing - US Agropur Inc. - USA
Second Vice President
Kim Heiman
Kim Heiman
President Nasonville Dairy, Inc.
Treasurer
Chris Renard
Chris Renard
President Renard's Cheese
Secretary
Greg Alberts
Greg Alberts
President/Owner Kelley Supply, Inc
Brian Baker
Brian Baker
President / CEO Sargento Foods, Inc.
Mat Bartkowiak
Mat Bartkowiak
VP of Corporate Responsibility and Development Nelson-Jameson, Inc.
Paul Bauer
Paul Bauer
CEO Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Thomas Dahmen
Thomas Dahmen
Technical Director V&V Supremo - Browntown
Steve Doyle
Steve Doyle
Director of Dairy Procurement & Industrial Sales Sartori Company
Jeff Gentine
Jeff Gentine
President & CEO Masters Gallery Foods, Inc.
Bob Greco
Bob Greco
President Cheese Merchants of America
Richard Guggisberg
Richard Guggisberg
President Guggisberg Cheese
Mike Hinrichsen
Mike Hinrichsen
Vice President of Manufacturing - Cheese and Whey Associated Milk Producers Inc.
Kyle Jensen
Kyle Jensen
Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing Hilmar Cheese Company
Randy LaGrander
Randy LaGrander
Vice President, Master Cheesemaker LaGrander's Hillside Dairy, Inc.
Declan Roche
Declan Roche
Chief Commercial Officer & SVP Foremost Farms USA
Chris Roelli
Chris Roelli
Owner & Master Cheesemaker Roelli Cheese Co., Inc.
Steve Stettler
Steve Stettler
Owner, Master Cheesemaker Decatur Dairy, Inc.
Bruce Workman
Bruce Workman
Owner/Cheesemaker Edelweiss Creamery LLC