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