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

Adam Dolsen

Chair
Advisory Position

Lynne Wheeler

Vice-Chair
District 1

Tony Veiga

Advisory Position
Washington State at-Large

Dick Bengen

Eastern Washington at-Large

Jim Werkhoven

Western Washington at-Large

Lana Smaciarz

District 2

Kristyn Mensonides

District 3

Sharon DeRuyter

District 4

Randy Eronimous

Darigold Representative

Hector Castro

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

Dryke Martin

Community Engagement Manager