About Us

We’ve been doing this
a long time, but we’re always
learning something new.

Washington’s dairy farmers help make our state a unique, special, and amazing place to live.
That’s why we champion, promote and give voice to their products and the businesses and organizations that support them.

Meet the Board

Tony Veiga

Chair
Washington State at-Large

Adam Dolsen

Vice Chair
Eastern Washington at-Large

Jim Werkhoven

Western Washington at-Large

Lynne Wheeler

District 1

Lana Smaciarz

District 2

Kristyn Mensonides

District 3

Dick Bengen

District 4

Randy Eronimous

Darigold Representative

Ignacio Marquez

WSDA Representative

The Dairy Farmers of
Washington Staff

Steve Seppi

Executive Director

Celeste Piette

Business & Operations Sr. Director

Debra French, RDN, CD

Partnership Development Sr. Director

Ivan Chu

Integrated Marketing & Communications Sr. Director

Jeff Steele

Partnership Development Director

Lindsay Reller

Graphic Design Manager

Kaysha Keel

Community Relations Project Manager

Annie Chriscaden

Business & Operations Manager

Bri Kappel, RDN, CD

Nutrition & Wellness Director

Tim Pierson, MS, RDN, CD

Nutrition Communications Manager

Kimmi Devaney

Communications & Industry Relations Director

Dryke Martin

Community Engagement Manager