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

Paula Bovre
Wisconsin Holstein Association

Tom Morris *
WDE Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee Chair

Jim Crowley, Jr.
Director Emeritus

Brad Pfaff

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Jason Danhof
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Chad Ryan
Purebred Breeders of WDE

Alan Deming

Director Emeritus

Boyd Schaufelberger
Holstein Association USA, Inc.
Glen Easter
Dairy Farmers of America
Jeannette Sheehan
Purebred Breeders of WDE
Troy Esser
BouMatic LLC

Jim Sipiorski

CentralStar Cooperative, Inc.

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