Who We Are

CDRF is a non-profit public research management corporation governed by a Board of 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:

Chuck Ahlem

Chuck Ahlem, Secretary               California Dairy Farmer

Jared Fernandes

Jared Fernandes, Vice Chairman           California Dairy Farmer

Dante Migliazzo

Dante Migliazzo, Treasurer               California Dairy Farmer

Greg Miller

Gregory Miller, Ph.D.                               Dairy Research Institute

John Talbot

John Talbot,
CEO, California Milk Advisory Board

Richard Wagner

Richard “Rich” Wagner, Chairman   California Dairy Farmer

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