Dairy Business Association: Three directors re-elected to Dairy Business Association board

MADISON, Wis. — Members of the Dairy Business Association re-elected three directors to its board today during the group’s annual business meeting at DBA’s Dairy Strong conference.

The three board members:

  • Steve Bodart of Compeer Financial has worked in the dairy community for 35 years and has been involved with DBA as a corporate member for the past 20. He has contributed to webinars and as a speaker at events, participates in advocacy meetings with lawmakers at the Capitol, and will remain DBA treasurer.
  • Kevin Collins has dairy farmed for many years in Greenleaf and has served as chairman of his local town board, a school board member and chairman of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist Program. He has participated in meetings with lawmakers in Madison and in Washington, D.C.
  • Bob Nagel is a partner and manager of Holsum Dairies, based in Hilbert, and was a practicing large-animal veterinarian. Nagel has been a member of DBA for 14 years and on the board since 2019 where he has served on the communications committee and represents DBA on a Midwestern task force exploring potential milk pricing reform. Nagel has participated in lobbying activities in Madison and Washington.

Other board members: Amy Penterman of Dutch Dairy in Thorp, president; Lee Kinnard of Kinnard Farms in Casco, president-elect; Greg Siegenthaler of Grande Cheese Co., secretary; Paul Fetzer of Fetzer Farms in Elmwood; Spencer Frost of Frost Farms in Waterfod; Jack Hippen of STgenetics in Middleton; and Tom Crave of Crave Brothers Farm in Waterloo, president emeritus.