Dean Letter

Michigan Milk Producers Association

Dean Letter is the Director of Member Services at the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA), a dairy cooperative based in Novi, Michigan. The century-old cooperative markets milk on behalf of approximately 2,000 dairy farmer member owners in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. Letter oversees MMPA member services in the areas of milk quality, Grade A compliance, animal care, sustainability, member procurement and administrative services. He also manages the corporate laboratory for member milk testing and the member merchandise program. Letter has over 20 years of experience, first joining MMPA as a member representative before being promoted to his current role. He has a bachelor of science degree in animal science from Michigan State University. Letter is active with the Michigan Energy Council, and the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program where he co-chairs the Livestock Systems Committee.