Leadership

ISA Executive Committee

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David Trotter
Phone: 812-256-3478 or 812-987-5139
President
The president presides over all meetings and serves as chairperson of the Board of Directors. The president appoints committees not provided for and provides leadership for the organization and its programs.

Paul also serves Indiana sheep producers on:
• ASI Road Map – Implementation Committee
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Robert Benson
Phone: 317-896-2213
Vice President
The vice president assumes the duties of the president in the absence of that officer and sees that the Association committees function properly.

Dave also serves Indiana sheep producers on:
• ASI Legislative Action Council
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Bernie Cripe
Phone: 765-379-2578
Secretary
The secretary keeps record of all business of the Association, such as minutes of Board of Director meetings and the Association annual meeting.
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Kristie McFatridge
Phone: 765-491-0258
Corresponding Secretary
Assists the Executive Committee with correspondence and Association business.

• ISA Communications Committee
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David Greenburg
Phone: 765-653-6572
Treasurer
The treasurer receives and disburses the funds of the Association and is bonded.
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Paul Russell
Phone: 765-288-4845 or 765-749-6342
Immediate Past President
ISA Board of Directors

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Katie Barnett
Director
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John Dyer
Phone: 812-362-8012 or 812-457-0302
Director
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David Embree
Phone: 812-755-4414 or 812-216-7151
Director
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Wendy Feller
Phone: 765-275-2211 or 765-376-6857
Director
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Karen Fiesen
Phone: 317-565-6235 or 317-586-1728
Director
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Neal Knapp
Director
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Danny Rogers
Phone: 317-996-3301 or 317-358-3260
Director
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Dave Smith
Phone: 219-474-3216
Director
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Open
Director
• Indiana Junior Sheep Association

ISA Representing Indiana Sheep & Wool Producer Interests
Across Indiana and the Nation

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Robert Benson
Phone: 317-896-2213
ISA Representative to American Sheep Industry (ASI)

Bob serves on the following committees:
• ISA Legislative Action Committee
• ASI Legislative Action Council
• ASI Nominating Committee
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Dr. Stanley Poe
Phone: 317-738-0863
ISA Representative to American Sheep Industry (ASI)

Dr. Poe serves on the following committees:
• Indiana State Fair
• ASI Board of Directors
• ASI Production, Education & Research Council, Animal Health Committee
• ASI Let’s Grow
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Gerald Kelly
Phone: 765-714-8425
ISA Representative to Indiana Livestock Breeders Association (ILBA)
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Jackie Denhart
Phone: 765-339-4713 or 765-376-3557
Indiana State Fair

• Wool N Ewe Room
• Ewe2

Make it with Wool Program
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Jim Lankford
Phone: 317-318-3214
Indiana State Fair

• Sheep Barn

Liasons to ISA

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Mike Neary, Purdue Sheep Specialist
Phone: 765-494-4849
Purdue University

ISA COMMITTEES

ISA Communications Committee
The Communications Committee is responsible for leading the development and implementation of programs to enhance understanding of the Association and Indiana’s sheep industry through the Association website, newsletters and other communication channels as the Association determines.

ISA Legislative Action Committee
Legislative Action champions sheep producers’ causes in Indiana’s state house to ensure that key programs are funded or maintained, and that key pieces of legislation are passed to ensure the continued health and profitability of the Indiana and U.S. sheep industry. ISA actively supports the work of the American Sheep Industry Legislative Action Council which is the recognized voice of the sheep industry in the nation’s capital.

NATIONAL COMMITTEES

American Sheep Industry (ASI)
ASI is the national organization representing the interests of sheep producers located throughout the United States. From the domestic and international promotion of wool and pelts to its work on legislative, science and technology, animal health and resource management issues, ASI is a producer-powered federation of state organizations dedicated to the common goal of promoting the profitability and well-being of the U.S. sheep industry.

Additional Indiana representation on national councils / committees:
American Lamb Council - Jeremy Russell

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