Board

Board of Directors
The initial board was appointed by Governor Snyder in November 2011 and they held their first meeting in December. The board has met nearly every month since they were appointed and have worked through the necessary steps to hire a staff member and begin assessment collection on May 1, 2012.

The inaugural board remained in place through May 31, 2014. In May 2014, Governor Snyder appointed Sally McConnachie from Deckerville to replace Scott Heussner from Marlette who did not seek reappointment.

Michigan Wheat Committee
June 2014

District 1
Dean A. Kantola
Kantola Farms
13287 Goodrich
Ravenna, MI 49451
231-670-2873 (business)
231-853-6910 (home)
Term Expires May 31, 2015
District 2
Carl F. Sparks
Sparks Cedarlee Farm LLC
59085 Gards Prairie Road
Cassopolis, MI 49031
269-876-1312 (cell)
269-445-3195 (home)
239-445-3195 (fax)
Term Expires May 31, 2017
District 3
Gerald W. Heck
Heck Farms LLC
4345 W. Albain Road
Monroe, MI 48161
734-777-8046 (business)
734-424-5581 (home)
Term Expires May 31, 2016
District 4
William H. Hunt
Hunt Farms, Inc.
12193 E. Richfield Road
Davison, MI 48423
810-653-2310 (business)
810-653-5824 (home)
810-653-7943 (fax)
Term Expires May 31, 2015
District 5
Sally McConnachie
2820 Forester Road
Deckerville, MI 48427
810-376-3545 (business)
810-376-3545 (fax)
Term Expires May 31, 2017
District 6
Frank M. Vyskocil
Shiawassee Valley Farms
6237 Henderson Road
New Lothrop, MI 48460
989-239-2311 (business)
989-743-4183 (home)
989-743-4183 (fax)
Term Expires May 31, 2016
District 7
David J. Milligan (Chair)
Milligan Farms LLC
6226 Bay City Forestville Road
Cass City, MI 48726
989-872-2937 (business)
989-872-2937 (home)
989-872-3257 (fax)
Term Expires May 31, 2017
District 8
Chris T. Schmidt (Secretary)
Schmidt Farms of Auburn
4183 Eleven Mile Road
Auburn, MI 48611
989-529-8829 (home & business)
Term Expires May 31, 2016
District 9
Art Loeffler (Vice Chair)
Star of the West Milling Co.
878 Zehnder Drive
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
989-652-7032 (business)
989-652-6358 (fax)
Term Expires May 31, 2015
Executive Director
Jody E. Pollok-Newsom
Michigan Wheat Program
P.O. Box 25065, Lansing, MI 48909
517-625-9432 (WHEA) office
1-888-943-2801 (WHEAT 01) toll free
517-625-6061-fax
info@miwheat.org | www.miwheat.org

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