State Milk Board

1616 Missouri Boulevard
PO Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-3830
Fax: (573)-751-2527

Email: Gene.Wiseman@mda.mo.gov
Website: http://mda.mo.gov/animals/milk/

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 196.941

Department: Agriculture

Mission: The Missouri State Milk Board assures food safety for dairy products within Missouri and beyond its boundaries for Missouri-produced products.

Function: The Missouri State Milk Board enforces grade A and manufacturing grade rules and regulations as per the statute; inspects and tests at all production and processing levels of dairy industry to ensure public health protection and interstate movement of milk and products under oversight of the Food and Drug Administration.

SubCommittees: Advisory Committee Long Range Planning Committee Labeling Committee Hearing Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 6 meetings; 6 committee meetings (variable)

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 8 hours (variable)

Preparation time for meetings: varies

Total time commitment: 8 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 12

Appointed members: 10

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 4 members must be grade A dairy producers; 4 must be representatives of local health departments, including municipal health departments, and 1 county-named; 1 must be a grade A milk processor; 1 must be a consumer at large; 1 must be the Director of Health; and 1 must be the Director of Agriculture

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 6 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Dr. Linda Hickam
Agriculture Representative
Jefferson City

Mr. Erwin Gadd(R)
Consumer Representative
Jefferson City
Term begins: Feb 15, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2010

Mr. Gregory Helbig(R)
Dairy Processor Representative
Springfield
Term begins: Mar 9, 2010
Term expires: Sep 28, 2013

Pat Shannon
Health Dept. Representative
Jefferson City

Mr. Bernard R. Malone(D)
Kansas City Health Dept. Rep.
Kansas City
Term begins: Jun 7, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2010

Mr. Randy Mooney(R)
Milk Producer, member of organi. 1
Rogersville
Term begins: Nov 2, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2011

Mr. William Siebenborn(D)
Milk Producer, member of organi. 2
Trenton
Term begins: Jan 14, 2005
Term expires: Sep 28, 2009

Mr. Robert Cary(D)
Milk Producer, member of organi. 3
Canton
Term begins: Feb 19, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2010

Mr. Alfred J. Brandt(R)
Milk Producer, member of organi. 4
Linn
Term begins: Jul 28, 2009
Term expires: Sep 28, 2010

Mrs. Karen M. Prescott(D)
Springfield Health Dept. Rep.
Springfield
Term begins: Oct 9, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2011

Ms. Patricia Mahoney(D)
St. Louis City Health Represent
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 6, 2007
Term expires: Sep 28, 2010

Mr. Thomas Owen(R)
St. Louis County Health Repres.
Marshfield
Term begins: Mar 9, 2010
Term expires: Sep 28, 2013