Board Details

Milk Marketing Board

Type of Board: Regulatory/Licensing Pay/Benefits: State Rate, $135.00 a day per diem
Voting Members: 5 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: NDCC § 4.1-26-02
Length of Terms: 5 years, no term limits
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly
Address: 410 East Thayer Avenue Bismarck, ND 58501-4049
Phone: (701) 328-9588
Fax: (701) 328-9565
Website:
Email: ndmilk@nd.gov
Contact: John Weisgerber
The Board establishes a minimum Grade A dairy farmer hundred weight, wholesale and retail prices as a result of public hearings. The Board licenses all Grade A dairy farmers, processors, distributors and retailers in the marketing area. The Governor appoints one Grade A dairy farmer selling to a processor, one processor, one retailer, and two consumers not engaged in the milk business.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
Beyer, Jeff T. Processor Member (701) 228-2216 Bottineau 3/1/2000 6/30/2021
Gummer, Shirley Consumer Member (701) 667-1998 Morton 5/18/2001 6/30/2020
Kessler, Kim Retailer Member (701) 873-5293 Mercer 7/1/2012 6/30/2022
Lang, Barbara Consumer Member (701) 252-4570 Stutsman 7/1/1998 6/30/2018
Wanzek, Dwane Producer Member (701) 763-6265 Stutsman 7/1/2007 6/30/2022