The Dairy Alliance Team

Board of Directors

Michael Ferguson

Michael Ferguson

Chairman
Tate County, Mississippi

Andy Rodgers

Vice Chairman
McDuffie County, Georgia

Maxie Aker

Secretary
Wythe County, Virginia

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Treasurer
Fauquier County, Virginia

Directors

Anita Calfee, Tennessee

Kelly Obert, Indiana

Richie Traylor, Alabama

Jordan Gelber, Georgia

Joanna Shipp, Virginia

Chris Huffman, Kentucky

Cecelia Mayer, Virginia

Johnny Sparkman, Tennessee

Kim Jones, Kentucky

Glen Easter, South Carolina

Dan Holsinger, Virginia

Ailene Schaapman, Georgia

Steve Lee, Tennessee

Bridgette Lutz, North Carolina

Lloyd Phillips, Virginia

Brian Flowers, Tennessee

Roddy Purser, North Carolina

Hope Reynolds, Kentucky

Nathan Roth, Missouri

Cameron Eaker, North Carolina

Allen Sisson, Virginia

Jennifer Glover, Georgia

Matthew Johnson, North Carolina

Executive Leadership Team

Geri Berdak
Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca Egsieker – Director, Communications & Farmer Relations
Rebecca Egsieker
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Jill Henderson, RD, SNS – Director, School Health & Wellness
Jill Henderson, RD, SNS
Chief Operating Officer
Barbara Sims – Director, Finance & Administration
Barbara Sims
Chief Financial Officer
Debbie Beans, MS, RDN, LDN
Chief Strategy Officer

Senior Leadership Team

Laura Buxenbaum, MPH, RD, LDN
Director, Food and Nutrition Outreach

Kristin Brittle, RDN
Director, Youth Wellness
Julie Russell, MBA
Director, Consumer and Category Insights, Business Development
Farrah Newberry
Director, Corporate Communications

Youth Wellness Team Contacts