Board of Directors

Chairman

Joe Koch, Woodville-Wilson, WI

Wildwood Ranch

Joe is an Army Veteran who now specializes in Grass Fed pasture raised beef on his Ranch in West-Central Wisconsin.

Secretary

Lee Niven, Dunbar WI

L. Niven Dairy and Apiary

Lee has eighteen years of honorable service in the army, both as enlisted and commissioned officer.  Lee is a decorated combat veteran with a combat tour in Iraq. Lee has served in South Korea, Iraq, and
numerous forts and camps throughout the United States. Lee has a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture
from UW-Madison.  Lee believes these experiences will make him an unique asset to our organization.

Treasurer

Mary J Nachreiner, Plain WI

Mary’s Organic Farm 

Mary retired from US Air Force. 18 years Active Duty, 8 years Reserve. Total military years 26 as a Colonel.

Mary raises organic chickens for eggs and grass-fed Belted Galloway beef cattle,  in addition, she host a variety of agri-tourism activities in the fall.

Communications

Joe Koch, Woodville-Wilson, WI

Wildwood Ranch

Joe is an Army Veteran who now specializes in Grass Fed pasture raised beef on his Ranch in West-Central Wisconsin.

Board Member

Tom Manley, Spring Valley, WI

MOSES Representative

Tom and his wife own a 40-acre homestead farm.   He is working to develop a permanent, woody perennial-based system with alley cropping and grazing.

Board Member

Amanda Harguth

AgrAbility Representative

Amanda works with Veterans who have a variety of disabilities to meet the demands of farming.

Board Member

Paul Dietmann, Prairie du Sac, WI

Senior Lending Officer of Mission Financing, Compeer Financial

Paul provides loans and assistance to emerging market farmers in southern Wisconsin.  He has a small farm he is bringing back into pasture production.

 

Board Member

Arch Morton, Jr

La Prairie Town Board, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Arch represents the WFBF through it’s voting members, set the policies that preserve and promote the advancement of agriculture.

Board Member

Vacant