MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo® welcomed new industry representatives to its Board of Directors, Commercial Exhibitor Committee and Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee at the annual March meetings. The two incoming board members include Kami Dorn, Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders’ Association, and Annie McCullough, Farm Journal.
Kami Dorn resides in New Glarus, Wis. with her husband, Jesse, and two young sons, where they milk 70 registered Guernseys. Dorn has served as President of the Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders’ Association for six years and has been involved in showing at all levels. She states that WDE has become a family tradition for her. In 2020, Kami and Jesse were recipients of the Outstanding Young Farmer Award through the American Guernsey Association.
Annie McCullough represents Farm Journal and Dairy Herd Management, publisher of the World Dairy Expo Official Program. McCullough is a National Accounts Manager, specializing in advising marketing strategy for Farm Journal’s dairy and livestock accounts. She has been involved in World Dairy Expo from many different angles over the years as a commercial exhibitor, media representative, International Junior Holstein Show volunteer, cattle show exhibitor, youth contest participant and UW-Madison Badger Dairy Club member. McCullough and her husband Pat reside in Juda, Wis. with their children Molly and Grant.
The annual meeting of the Board of Directors included the election of the 2023-2024 officers. Bill Hageman, at-large representative, was re-elected to serve as President of the Board of Directors. Tom Morris, Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee chair, and Bob Hagenow, at-large representative, were re-elected as Vice President and Treasurer, respectively. Also serving on the Executive Committee are Dave Bollig, overall Dairy Cattle Show superintendent; Laura Herschleb, WDE General Manager; Josh Hushon, at-large representative; Kevin Jorgensen, Select Sires, Inc.; Joan Lau, at-large representative; Bryan Voegeli, purebred breeders of WDE; and Doug Williams, Commercial Exhibitor Committee chair.
Joining the Commercial Exhibitor Committee as a new member is Erin Carter, Lallemand Animal Nutrition. Doug Williams, Kuhn North America, was re-elected as chair and Josh Hushon, Cargill Animal Nutrition, was elected as vice-chair of this committee. Joining the Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee wereTed deMent, national Jersey representative, and Sarah Wendorf, national Red & White representative. Tom Morris and Bryan Voegeli were both re-elected as chair and vice-chair, respectively.
For a complete list of the World Dairy Expo Board of Directors, Commercial Exhibitor Committee and Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Committee, visit https://worlddairyexpo.com/
Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 56th event, October 1-6, 2023, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.