Washington State Dairy Council Board

Mission Statement

Inspire lifelong health and enjoyment of dairy through evidence-based nutrition education and leadership.

We encourage food selection patterns, which include dairy foods, in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dietary Guidelines and other currently accepted scientific recommendations.

We have been providing quality and scientifically sound nutrition education materials since 1934. We hope you are pleased with our materials and resources.


Eat Smart Resources

Washington State Dairy Board Members

Dustin Highland – Board President
CEO, Smith Brothers Farms

Albert de Boer – Board Vice President
Dairy Farmer, Ferndale, WA

Dolores Werkhoven – Board Treasurer
Dairy Farmer, Monroe, WA

Debra French, RDN, CD – Board Secretary
Executive Director, Washington Dairy Council

Terri Raymond, MA, RDN, CDN, FAND – Board Member since 2005
Owner, Dietitian Consulting Services

Michelle CarterBoard Member since 2012
Member Communications Manager, Darigold

Leann KrainickBoard Member since 2015
Dairy Farmer, Enumclaw, WA

Lana Smaciarz, RDNBoard Member since 2017
Dairy Farmer, Raymond WA

Sara OsborneBoard Member since 2015
Public and Government Affairs Director, Safeway

Tafline LaylinBoard Member since 2019
Leader of Digital Communications and Social Engagement, Darigold

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