Burkhamer Elected to NMPF Board

Foremost Farms USA, a world-class producer of cheese, butter and dairy ingredients supplied to national and international markets, announced its Chairman of the Board Rick Burkhamer of Richland Center, Wisc., has been elected to the National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Burkhamer will help shape the strategic direction and also policy initiatives of NMPF. His extensive experience and visionary leadership within the dairy industry make him an ideal addition to the NMPF’s leadership team.

“I am honored to serve the members of Foremost Farms. This is an opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of our dairy industry,” said Burkhamer. “I look forward to collaborating with industry leaders to address our challenges as well as drive positive change.”

Greg Schlafer, President and CEO of Foremost Farms, will also continue to serve as an active member of the Board of Directors at NMPF. This dual representation reinforces Foremost Farms’ dedication to industry collaboration and its active participation in advocating for members and shaping industry policies and standards.

“Being a part of the Board of Directors allows Foremost Farms to contribute to the broader industry conversation,” said Schlafer. “It is a privilege to continue working in this capacity, now alongside Rick, to advance our industry’s interests.”