Board of Directors

The 2017-18 Midwest Poultry Federation Board of Directors represents 11 member poultry organizations. These people volunteer their time to maintain a strong MPF and to ensure a successful annual convention.

All proceeds generated by the MPF Convention are donated to various poultry organizations for research and educational activities as well as back to MPF’s member organizations listed below.


  • Bruce Eastlund (President)
    Allied Representative, ILC Resources
  • Greg Nelson (Vice President)
    Kansas Poultry Association

  • Ben Thompson (Treasurer)
    Illinois Poultry Industries


Scott Waldner
Chicken & Egg Association of Minnesota

James T. Dean
Iowa Poultry Association

Pete Rothfork
Minnesota Turkey Research
& Promotion Council

Bill Claybaugh
Nebraska Poultry Industries

Bob Drake
South Dakota Poultry Industries Association

Nick Levendoski
Wisconsin Poultry & Egg Association

Louis Arrington
Director Emeritus

Sandi Hofmann
Allied Representative, Aviagen Turkeys

Ross Thoreson
Allied Representative, Best Veterinary Solutions

Kerry Trambaugh
Indiana Poultry Association

Dr. R.M. “Mick” Fulton
Michigan Allied Poultry Industries

Kim Reis (Past President)
Iowa Turkey Federation