NMC committee meetings are open to all registered NMC Annual Meeting attendees. Generally, committee members are seated at the table and visitors are seated on the extra chairs set in the room. Visitors are welcome to participate in committee discussion; however, only committee members are allowed to vote. In addition, the committee chair reserves the right to hold an “executive session,” which includes only committee members.
NMC members are encouraged to get involved in the organization by serving on a committee. All NMC members in good standing are eligible to serve. Committees have a limited size (21 maximum) and members serve a three-year term. Individuals may serve on a maximum of two committees at the same time. Committee chairs make recommendations to the board of directors for individuals to serve on committees. The board approves all committee appointments. If you are interested in serving on a committee, you should contact the committee chair at the meeting or contact the NMC office.
NMC Committee Meetings – Wednesday, January 29
3:30-5:00 p.m. – Research Committee
3:30-5:00 p.m. – Milk Quality Monitoring Committee
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Membership and Advancement Committee
5:00-6:00 p.m. – Machine Milking Committee
NMC Committee Meetings – Thursday, January 30
8:15-9:45 a.m. – Teat Health Committee
8:15-9:45 a.m. – International Committee
8:15-9:45 a.m. – Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee
MACHINE MILKING COMMITTEE
Chair: Steve Lehman
Michigan Milk Producers Association
41310 Bridge St
Novi, MI 48376
MEMBERSHIP AND ADVANCEMENT COMMITTEE
Develops and implements a marketing plan to attract new members, build continuing interest in NMC, and create a clear understanding of the organization and its goals.
Chair: Brandon Treichler
Treichler Consulting Services
16650 Bexley St.
Canyon, TX 79015 USA
MILK QUALITY MONITORING COMMITTEE
Gathers and communicates information on milk quality standards, guidelines, and achievements, and the means used to monitor and measure milk quality.
Chair: Marcos Munoz
Universidad de Concepcion
Av. Vicente Mendez 595
Chillan, Nuble 3812120 Chile
Phone: +56 42 208842
Prepares a list of eligible nominees for the Board of Directors and Officers for presentation at the annual meeting.
Chair: David Kelton
University of Guelph
Department of Population Medicine
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext 54808
Develops and evaluates mastitis control and milk quality information from a scientific perspective and reviews NMC educational materials for scientific accuracy.
Chair: John Middleton
University of Missouri
900 East Campus Drive
Columbia, MO 65211
TEAT HEALTH COMMITTEE
Provides practical guidance across the dairy industry on issues concerning teat condition and its interaction with udder health.
Chair: Jason Koerth
1 Ecolab Place
St. Paul, MN 55102
INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Chair: Sofie Piepers
University of Ghent
Salisburylaan 133, Oost-Vlaanderen
Merelbeke, East Flanders 9820, Belgium
ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE
Chair: Dick Wallace
2328 County Road AB
McFarland, WI 53558
Vice Chair: Jennifer Walker
Danone North America
2950 McKinney Ave, Apt. 327
Dallas, TX 75204