FARM Animal Care Task Force

The FARM Animal Care Task Force is made up of dairy farmers, veterinarians, animal scientists and other industry representatives.

Karen Jordan, DVM

Farmer | DFA (Chairwoman)

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Cricket Jacquier

Farmer | Agrimark (NMPF Executive Committee)

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Nathan Chittenden

Farmer | Agrimark (Farmer Advisory Council Chair)

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Kris Scheider

Farmer | Foremost Farms (Farmer Advisory Council Vice Chair)

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Steve Maddox

Farmer | California Dairies Inc.

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Kayla Rink

Dairy Science and Farm Practices (DFA)

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Antone Mickelson

Director of Farm Practices (Northwest Dairy Assoc./Darigold)

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Brandon Treichler, DVM

Quality Control Veterinarian (Select Milk Producers)

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Fred Gingrich, DVM

American Association of Bovine Practitoners

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Mike Machado

Milk Procurement/Dairy Sustainability Specialist (Glanbia)

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Justin C. Potts

Senior Manager of Dairy 2025 for Land O’Lakes

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Richard Doak, DVM

Advaca LLC and Mid-Maryland Dairy Veterinarians

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Pat Gorden, DVM

Director, Food Supply Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

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Kate Lott, DVM

Director of Farm Engagement, Tillamook

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Cassandra Tucker, Ph.D.

University of California-Davis

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Marcia Endres, Ph.D.

University of Minnesota

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Jennifer Van Os, PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Emily Miller-Cushon, PhD

University of Florida

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Chase DeCoite

Director of Beef Quality Assurance, NCBA

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