The American Feed Industry Association depends heavily on the dedication and involvement of members who volunteer annually to serve on committees. These committees further the success of the association’s mission, objectives and programs and AFIA thanks these volunteer members and the companies they represent for their service.
Most of the committee terms run from May 1-April 30 each year and volunteers serve a term of three years. Each of AFIA’s 14 committees represent the interests of specific disciplines and segments throughout the animal food industry. Together, they support activities and programs critical to AFIA’s legislative and regulatory efforts and various member services
“We can’t thank our committee members enough for their service to helping advance AFIA’s mission,” said AFIA President and CEO Constance Cullman. “Representing the feed industry with one, unified voice takes a team effort and we appreciate the commitment of time, expertise and resources by all who have served on AFIA committees.”
AFIA thanks the following 2020 outgoing committee members.
- Jorge Arias, Alltech, Inc.
- David Brock, Rangen Inc.
- Rachid Ganga, Tyson Foods, Inc.
Gavin Shaw, Skretting North America
- Kim Litteken, Trouw Nutrition USA, LLC
Sheldon Spratt, Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Michael Barrett, ADM Animal Nutrition, Inc.
James Jarzombek, Cargill Animal Nutrition
- Amy Batal, Sanderson Farms, Inc.
- Larry Mack, Seminole Feed
- Mike Messman, Cargill Feed & Nutrition
- Daniel Nelson, Zoetis
- Wendy Plocher, Genesis Alkali LLC
Janet Remus, DuPont Animal Nutrition
Pet Food Committee
- Eric Altom, Balchem Animal Nutrition & Health
- Ken Gilmurray, JBS USA Rendered Products, passed away April 2020
- Pam Kaufman, Royal Canin USA, Inc.
Bob Niehues, ADM Animal Nutrition, Inc. Crosswind Pet Food-ADM Nutrition
International Trade Committee
Jeff Pendleton, Hallway Feeds
Purchasing & Ingredient Suppliers Committee
Will Rock, Bill Barr & Company, Inc
Liquid Feed Committee
Rob Hudson, Nutrien
Quality and Animal Food Safety Committee
Andrew Yersin, Kemin Industries Inc. Animal Nutrition and Health North America