World Dairy Expo's Board of Directors approved four new members at their annual meeting, held March 9 at the Alliant Energy Center.
World Dairy Expo's Board of Directors is composed of a variety of business professionals and dairy producers from the United States and Canada. The new directors include: Angie Coburn, Mike Hellenbrand, Steve Larson and Bryan Voegeli.
Angie Coburn serves as Procurement Manager for Genex Cooperative, Inc./CRI of Shawano, Wis. She has been with the company for fourteen years, and is currently responsible for all bull and embryo acquisitions while overseeing their GENESIS nucleus program.
Mike Hellenbrand and his wife Linda, own and operate City Slickers Farm in Cross Plains, Wis. They manage an intensive embryo transfer business, currently implanting approximately 1,000 dairy embryos annually. City Slickers' Farming operation consists of 250 recipients and 350 ET animals that are primarily owned in partnership arrangements.
Steve Larson has been with Hoard's Dairyman in Fort Atkinson, Wis. since 1969. Since 1998, he has served as Managing Editor, and now directs the editorial content and production of the international dairy magazine.
Bryan Voegeli is the fifth generation to operate Voegeli Farm, Inc., in Monticello, Wis. Registered Brown Swiss cattle have been on the farm since 1895. Today, Voegeli manages a milking herd of 200 registered Brown Swiss and works about 1,100 acres of cropland.
World Dairy Expo takes place at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. "Crowning Achievements – Golden Opportunities" is the theme for the 2010 show, scheduled for September 28 through October 2. For more information, contact World Dairy Expo at 608-224-6455 or visit www.worlddairyexpo.com