Trenton resident named to National Dairy Board

| December 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON — Missouri will be well represented on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board. A Trenton resident has been named by Secretary Sonny Perdue to serve a three year term.

According to a news release, Alex D. Peterson of Trenton will serve on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board until 2020. Peterson will represent Region 7 which consists of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Perdue said, “These appointees will be valuable assets for the National Dairy Board as it carries out its coordinated program of promotion designed to strengthen the dairy industry’s position in the marketplace and to maintain and expand domestic and international markets for dairy products. They represent a cross section of the dairy industry and I know that it will be well served by them.”

12 other individuals were also appointed. They are:

  • Region 1 (Alaska, Oregon, and Washington)
    Dolores J. Werkhoven, Monroe, Wash.
  • Region 4 (Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas)
    Orville D. Miller, Hutchinson, Kan.
  • Region 6 (Wisconsin)
    Stacy Eberle, Monroe, Wis.
    Becky L. Levzow, Rio, Wis.
  • Region 7 (Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska)
    Alex D. Peterson, Trenton, Mo.
  • Region 9 (Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia)
    Gregory A. Gibson, Bruceton Mills, W.Va.
  • Region 10 (Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia)
    John M. Larson, Okeechobee, Fla.
  • Region 12 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont)
    Melissa C. Dziurgot, Durham, Conn.
  • Reappointed Producers are:
    Region 3 (Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming)
    James E. Webb, Delta, Colo.
  • Region 4 (Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas)
    William R. Anglin, Bentonville, Ark.
  • Region 5 (Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota)
    Kathleen A. Skiba, North Branch, Minn.
  • Region 8 (Idaho)
    John S. Ballard, Gooding, Idaho
  • Newly appointed Dairy Importer:
    Ralph B. Hofman, Basking Ridge, N.J.

More information on the National Dairy Board can be found on their website here.

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