Leadership

ISA Executive Committee

Larry Hopkins
President
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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 its programs. Larry serves on the ASI Genetic Shareholders Committee.
Danielle Walker
Vice President
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The Vice-President assumes the duties of the President in the absence of that officer and oversees Association committees. Danielle is a member of the ASI Lamb Council.
Bernie Cripe
Secretary
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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.
David Greenburg
Treasurer
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The treasurer receives and disburses the funds of the Association.
Robert L. Benson
Executive Director
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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 and Parliamentarian.
Emma O'Brien
Administrative Assistant
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Handles much of the computer work, creates brochures and flyers and is the Editor of Indiana Sheep News. Emma is also a member of ASI Young Sheep Entrepreneurs Committee.

ISA Board of Directors

John Dyer
Director
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Term Expires 2021
Danny Rogers
Director
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Term Expires 2021
Dave Smith
Director
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Term Expires 2021
David Bruner
Director
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Term Expires 2022
Neal Knapp
Director
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Term Expires 2022
Bill Zwyers
Director
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Term Expires 2022
Traci Bultemeier
Director
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Term Expires 2023
Brett Kessler
Director
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Term Expires 2023
Duane Sickels
Director
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Term Expires 2023

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

David Trotter
Immediate Past President
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David serves on the ASI Legislative Action Council and Wool Council.
Mike Neary
Purdue Sheep Specialist
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Serves on the ASI Production, Education and Research Council
Ken McMichael
Chair of Indiana Sheep & Wool Market Development Council
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President of the Indiana Sheep & Wool Market Development Council
Gerald Kelly
Indiana Livestock Breeders Representative
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Represents the Sheep Industry on the Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame Committee.
Dr. Stanley Poe
Director to American Sheep Industry Association
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Dr. Poe serves on the ASI Board of Directors, Animal Health and Let’s Grow Committees.
Jackie Denhart
Manager State Fair Wool N Ewe Room
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Robyn Heine
State Director Make It With Wool Contest
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Sue Payne
Director of State Fair Sheep to Shawl Contest
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Steve Kennedy
Director of State Fair Shearing Contest
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ISA Committees

ISA is an affiliate member of the American Sheep Industry Association. ASI is the national organization representing the interests of sheep producers 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.

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.

Indiana Sheep Association

Bringing Indiana's Sheep Industry Together Since 1876