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
    Iowa Turkey Federation