Who We Are

CDRF is a non-profit public research management corporation governed by seven directors. The representatives of the Board of Directors are drawn from key producer and processor organizations. The Board represents multiple perspectives within the dairy industry.

Board of Directors:

Gonca Pasin

 

Gonca Pasin
Executive Director
California Dairy Research Foundation

 

 

Chuck Ahlem

 

Chuck Ahlem
Dairy Farmer
Hilmar Cheese Company

 

 

Mike Callihan

 

 

Michael Callihan
Foster Farms Dairy, Fernbridge

 

 

Butch Dias

 

Gregory (Butch) Dias
Dairy Farmer

 

 

 

Jared Fernandes

 

Jared Fernandes, Secretary
Dairy Farmer

 

 

 

Dante Migliazzo

 

Dante Migliazzo
Dairy Farmer

 

 

 

Greg Miller

 

Gregory Miller, Ph.D.
Dairy Research Institute

 

 

 

Richard Wagner

 

Richard “Rich” Wagner
Dairy Farmer

 

 

The organization is tax exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and contributions to CDRF are tax deductible.