Leadership

ISA Executive Committee

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Larry Hopkins
Phone: 317-773-0735
President
The President presides over all meetings and serves as chairperson of the Board of Directors. President appoints all committees not provided for in Constitution and provides leadership for the organization and it’s programs.
Larry serves on the ASI Genetic Shareholders Committee and a member of the Indiana Sheep and Wool Market Development Council.
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Danielle Walker
Phone:  812-883-4601
Vice President
The Vice-President assumes the duties of the President in the absence of that officer and sees that the Association committees function.
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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 Directors Meetings and the Association Annual meeting.
Bernie and Mary Ann serve as Superintendents for the Indiana State Fair Wool Show.
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David Greenburg
Phone: 765-653-6825
Treasurer
The treasurer receives and disburses the funds of the Association.
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Robert L. Benson
Phone: 317-896-2213
Executive Director
Shall see to it that the operations and management of ISA affairs are carried out. Reports to ISA Board of Directors. Bob serves on the ASI Legislative Action Council, Nominating Committee and Parliamentarian.
ISA Board of Directors

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John Dyer
Phone: 812-362-8012 or 812-457-0302
Director
Term expires 2021
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Danny Rogers
Phone: 317-996-3301 or 317-358-3260
Director
Term expires 2021
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Dave Smith
Phone: 219-474-3216
Director
Term expires 2021
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Katie Barnett
Phone: 260-610-0758
Director
Term expires 2019
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Neal Knapp
Phone: 765-376-0891
Director
Term expires 2019
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Bill Zwyers
Phone: 765-490-4260
Director
Term expires 2019
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Wendy Feller
Phone: 765-275-2211 or 765-376-6857
Director
Term expires 2020
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Glen Jones
Phone: 574-204-3442
Director
Term expires 2020
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Vacancy
Phone:
Director
Term expires 2020

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

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David Trotter
Phone: 812-987-5139
ASI Legislative Action Council and Wool Council
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Mike Neary
Phone: 765-494-4849
Purdue Sheep Specialist
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Ken McMichael
Phone:812-752-4467
Chair of Indiana Sheep & Wool Market Development Council
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Gerald Kelly
Phone: 765-714-8425
Indiana Livestock Breeders Representative
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Dr. Stanley Poe
Phone: 317-695-8619
Director to American Sheep Industry Association
Dr. Poe serves on the Indiana State Fair Board, ASI Board of Directors, Animal Health and Let’s Grow Committees.
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Jackie Denhart
Phone: 765-339-4713
Manager State Fair Wool N Ewe Room
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Robyn Heine
Phone: 317-873-5125
State Director Make It With Wool Contest
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Sue Payne
Phone: 317-773-2816
Director of State Fair Sheep to Shawl Contest
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Steve Kennedy
Phone: 317-626-4859
Director of State Fair Shearing Contest

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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