Elected Leaders

Board of Directors

The MMPA board of directors is comprised of 13 dairy farmer members elected at MMPA district and annual meetings. These directors serve three-year terms and work with cooperative management to set the strategic direction of the co-op and make decisions to ensure the current and future success of the business.


Doug Chapin, Board Chairman

Tony Jandernoa, Board Vice Chairman

Eric Frahm, Treasurer

Joe Diglio, President and CEO

Sheila Burkhardt, Secretary

Greg Soehnlen, COO

Todd Hoppe, General Counsel


Carlton Evans, Litchfield, MI (District 1)

Aaron Gasper, Lowell, MI

Kurt Steiner, Creston, OH (District 1)

Bruce Benthem, McBain, MI

Kris Wardin, St. Johns, MI

District Directors

Brian DeMann, Martin, MI
District 2

Brian Preston, Quincy, MI
District 2

Doug Chapin, Remus, MI
District 3

Bill Stakenas, Free Soil, MI
District 3

Eric Frahm, Frankenmuth, MI
District 4

Corby Werth, Alpena, MI
District 4

Tony Jandernoa, Fowler, MI
District 5

Scott Lamb, Jeddo, MI
District 5