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


Emma Aer

CEO & President, Franklin Foods Inc.

Bill Cassidy

CEO, Lactalis US Yogurt, Inc.

Jordan Clark

Director of Dairy Commodities, Albertsons Companies

Nancy Dowling

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

Robert A. Facchina

President & CEO, Johanna Foods, Inc.

Elaina Luu

Vice President, Procurement, Saputo USA

Executive Council Members

Gold Business Partner Representatives

Nathan Arnold, P.E.

Director of Client Development, Hixson Architecture & Engineering

Patrick Carroll

President, IMA Dairy & Food USA

Mike Neu

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

NextGen Board Members

Stephanie Goodwin

Director of Nutrition Policy, Danone North America

Jose Quijada

Assistant Vice President, Corporate Accounts, Ecolab