Our Board

Currently, sixteen 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: Mark Mosemann, Warfordsburg, Pa.
Vice Chairperson: Phoebe Bitler, Fleetwood, Pa.
2nd Vice Chairperson: Andrea Karns, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Treasurer: Michael Hosterman, Chambersburg, Pa.

Jeff Ainslie, Lancaster, Pa.; Robin Breeding, Greenville, De.; Steve Paxton, Grove City, Pa.; Don Risser, Bainbridge, Pa.; Jessica Slaymaker, Mansfield, Pa.; Chuck Turner, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Caroline Zimmerman, Martinsburg, Pa;  Glenn Gorrell, Milan, Pa.; Diane Hartman, Sinking Spring, Pa.; Matt Haan, Leesport, Pa.; Representative Mark Keller, New Bloomfield, Pa.; Secretary Russell Redding, Harrisburg, Pa.; Jeff Harding, State College, Pa. (CDE Foundation Board Chair)