Edge Re-Elects Three Board Members

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy cooperatives in the country, re-elected three dairy farmers to the board of directors during the co-op’s annual business meeting at the 2024 Dairy Strong conference.

The three board members:

Brady Janzen

Brady Janzen of Riverview, LLC in Morris, Minn., was re-elected after serving an interim term. Janzen is a partner in the multi-state farm and has been with Riverview for over 10 years. His primary responsibilities include permitting and development of new farms as well as managing ongoing compliance.

Jamie Witcpalek

Jamie Witcpalek of Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy in Kewaunee, Wis., was re-elected and will continue to serve as board treasurer. Witcpalek has been involved with Edge since her father, John, helped start the organization over a decade ago.

Justin Peterson

Justin Peterson president and managing partner of Creamery Creek Holsteins in Bangor, Wis., was re-elected to another three-year term.

​​​​​​​After previously serving as board secretary, Heidi Fischer of Fischer-Clark Dairy in Hatley, Wis., was elected vice president of the board, and Josh Meissner of Norm-E-Lane in Chili, Wis., will fill Fischer’s position as secretary.

Other board members: Brody Stapel of Double Dutch Dairy in Cedar Grove, Wis., president; Mike Crinion of Ash Grove Dairy in Lake Benton, S.D., director; Jay Stauffacher of Highway Dairy in Darlington, Wis., director; Mitch Davis of Davis Family Dairies in Le Sueur, Minn., adviser; and Dr. Marin Bozic of Bozic LLC in St. Paul, Minn., adviser.