Mike North Elected DBA President
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/19/2017
The Wisconsin-based Dairy Business Association has a new leader. Mike North of Platteville was elected president of the group's board of directors during the third annual Dairy Strong conference in Madison this week.
North is the founder of Commodity Risk Management Group, which provides consulting and brokerage services to farmers, handlers and end-users of agricultural commodities. He has been a member of DBA's board since 2008 and has an agriculture business
degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
He replaces Gordon Speirs of Brillion, who will now serve as president emeritus for one year.
Other officers include Tom Crave, vice president; Cindy Leitner, secretary; and Lloyd Holterman, treasurer.
Meanwhile, delegates also elected two new board members at the conference. Lee Kinnard of Casco and Amy Penterman from Thorp will serve three-year terms on the panel.