Bang has volunteered his time and expertise to NPPC and USMEF before joining the SHIC Board in June 2022 where he was elected secretary/treasurer.
Dykhuis earned a degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University and has served on serval committees and task forces for Pork Board, NPPC, and SHIC. He represents NPPC on the SHIC Board of Directors. He and his wife, Heather, have four children at home.
A member of the National Pork Board, Gene is representing the organization on the SHIC Board of Directors.
He spent nearly three decades with Tyson Foods, Inc. where he cultivated his pork production experiences, knowledge, and contacts. After retiring from Tyson Foods, Inc. in 2020, Nugent formed Dogwood Ag Services, LLC focusing on swine industry consulting, Bermuda hay, and hog sales.
AMVC works to be an industry leader in livestock production by providing management, veterinary, nutritional, marketing, and employee expertise.
Daryl is Past President of the SHIC Board of Directors.
He is a graduate of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Board Certified in Swine Medicine, earned a master’s degree in Veterinary Preventative Medicine from Iowa State University, and completed the Executive Veterinary Program at the University of Illinois.
As the AASV appointed member of the SHIC Board of Directors, Dr. Ruen anticipates growing his service to the industry.
This group is charged with oversight of the Swine Disease Matrix and other preparedness or response research. It reviews the analysis of the Matrix capabilities and is responsible for funding research to fulfill the Matrix objectives.
It is also responsible for advising and oversight of SHIC’s role in the emerging swine diseases response plan. That includes the roles and responsibilities of Rapid Response Team deployment in response to an emerging swine health disease and for the information and analysis necessary to support the appropriate pork producer and pork industry response to emerging swine diseases.