Vice president of the board of directors, Winfield Village Cooperative, Savoy, IL, 2008-2011
Budgeting, marketing, and policy decision making for 348 housing units
Refinancing, staff restructuring, policy book revising
Writing board responses to requests and complaints from membership

Farm Supervisor, Richards Jersey Farm (family farm), Erda, UT, 1988-1998
Milking and feeding of 300 cows, morning and night shifts.

Selected Awards

Russell-Malnati Advanced Studies Scholarship, American Jersey Cattle Association, 2007
College of Agriculture Leadership Scholarship, Utah State University, 2001 and 2003
George Caine Dairy Scholarship, Utah State University, 2002
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1998


  • American Dairy Science Association
  • American Jersey Cattle Association