IDFA Yogurt and Cultured Products Board

The board members are tasked with providing strategic vision, policy direction and leadership on segment-specific issues. The board will conduct business in coordination with the IDFA Executive Council, through the chair and vice chair.


Trevor Farrell

IDFA Yogurt and Cultured Products Board Chair / Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Americas, Schreiber U.S.

Courtney Bidney

IDFA Yogurt and Cultured Products Board Vice Chair / Director, Labeling & Regulatory Compliance, General Mills


Rick Beaman

Vice President, Hiland Dairy/Joint Ventures, Hiland Dairy Foods Co., LLC

Mark Broadhurst

Vice President of Public Affairs, Chobani, Inc.

Nancy Dowling

General Counsel and Vice President, Public and Scientific Affairs, Danone North America

Robert A. Facchina

President & CEO, Johanna Foods, Inc.

Jeff Larson

General Manager, Dairy Operations, H-E-B

Pat Panko

Executive Vice President, DFA | President, DFA Dairy Brands North

Esteve Torrens

President & CEO, Stonyfield Farm

Executive Council Members

Ed Mullins

Senior Executive Officer, Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc

Gold Business Partner Representatives

Patrick Carroll

President, IMA Dairy & Food USA

Nathan Arnold, P.E.

Director of Client Development, Hixson Architecture & Engineering

Mike Neu

Senior Vice President, Food Cultures & Enzymes Chr., Hansen, Inc.