Two seats for dairy producers and one seat for a corporate member were up for election this year. John Pagel of Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC was re-elected, Mike Gerrits of Country Aire Farms, LLC was elected for the first time and Mike North, a corporate member with First Capitol Ag, was also re-elected. All will serve a three year term.
At the new board’s first meeting on December 8, 2010 the first order of business was the selection of officers. The results are as follows.
Jerry Meissner, Norm-E-Lane, Inc – President
John Pagel, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC – Vice President
Greg Steele, AgStar Financial Services – Treasurer
Jen Keuning, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates, Inc (CRA) – Secretary
Source: The Dairy Business Association