Contact: Lauren Brey
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative
Phone: (920) 883-0020 ext. 107 / [email protected]
Edge board re-elects Stapel as president
MADISON, Wis. – Brody Stapel was re-elected president of Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative by the board of directors at the co-op’s annual business meeting today during the Dairy Strong conference.
Stapel has been in this role for the past year after the passing of John Pagel. Stapel will serve for the next three years.
Incumbent Jim Winn was re-elected as well and will serve another three-year term.
Stapel owns and operates Double Dutch Dairy in eastern Wisconsin with his brother and father. He serves on Edge’s finance committee and has traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of members.
Winn is a lifelong dairy farmer who co-owns Cottonwood Dairy in southwestern Wisconsin. He has served on Edge’s board since the co-op’s inception. Jim also formerly served on the board of directors of the Dairy Business Association, a state policy group in Wisconsin.
Todd Doornink remains vice president; Mitch Davis, treasurer; and Winn, secretary.
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Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative provides dairy farmers in eight Midwestern states with a powerful voice — the voice of milk — in Congress, with customers and within their communities. Under the Federal Milk Marketing Orders, the co-op also provides milk testing verification services and market information. Edge, based in Green Bay, Wis., is one of the top cooperatives in the country based on the amount of milk produced by its members. For more information, visit voiceofmilk.com.