Our Board

Currently, seventeen individuals serve on the Center for Dairy Excellence board of directors. The board represents all facets of the dairy industry, with five dairy producers, five from allied industries, and representatives from the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, Professional Dairy Managers of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Board members include:

Chairperson: Phoebe Bitler, Fleetwood, Pa.
Vice Chairperson: Tony Brubaker, Mount Joy, Pa.
2nd Vice Chairperson: Andrea Karns, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Treasurer: Michael Hosterman, Chambersburg, Pa.

Jeff Ainslie, Lancaster, Pa.; Tony Brubaker, Mount Joy, Pa.; Dr. Jody Kull, Danville, Pa.; Steve Paxton, Grove City, Pa.; Jessica Slaymaker, Mansfield, Pa.; Chuck Turner, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Caroline Zimmerman, Martinsburg, Pa;  Glenn Gorrell, Milan, Pa.; Diane Hartman, Sinking Spring, Pa.; Mark Mosemann, Warfordsburg, Pa.; Amanda Rife, Carlisle, Pa.; Amber Yutzy, Huntingdon, Pa.; Representative Clinton Owlett, Wellsboro, Pa.; Secretary Russell Redding, Harrisburg, Pa.