Advisory Board

The UMASH advisory board includes experts from academia, public health, veterinary medicine, industry, producers, extension and government, who review and advise on the center activities, identify and facilitate connections with external stakeholders and potential partners, and recommend new directions in research, education and translation for the center.

UMASH Advisory Board Members:

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Paul Aasen

President Minnesota Safety Council
Phone: 651-228-7313
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Jenna Davis

Industry Relations Program Manager-Projects Midwest Dairy Association
Phone: 763-515-6509 Cell Phone: 612-505-5815
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Shaun Duvall

Bilingual Dairy Training Consultant Founder of Puentes, Puentes/Bridges, Inc,SJD Language & Culture Services, LLC
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Dave Ferkul CIH, CSP

Supervisor, Workplace Safety Consultation Department of Labor & Industry, MNOSHA Division
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Sasha Gibson

Training and Production Consultant Fairmont Veterinary Clinic
Phone: 507-238-4495, ext. 2231
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Gerardo Guerrero

Consulado de México Saint Paul Consulate
Website: https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/saintpaul/
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Karen Hoare

Director, Producer Learning & Development National Pork Board
Phone: 515-309-6131
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Gene Hugoson

Analyst, Veterinary Population Medicine Former Commissioner of AgricultureMN Department of Agriculture 1995-2010
Website: View Full Bio
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Jan Klodowski MBA, ARM, ACI

Vice President Agri-Services Agency LLC
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Wayne Martin

Extension Educator Alternative Livestock Production SystemsUniversity of MN Extension
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Shelly Mayer

Dairy Producer – Slinger, WI Executive DirectorProfessional Dairy Producers of WI
Website: View Full Bio
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Steve Olson

Executive Director Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council, and Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota
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David Preisler

Executive Director Minnesota Pork Producers AssociationMinnesota Pork Board
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Ruth Rasmussen RN, MS, MPH

Continuing Education Specialist Centers for Public Health Education and OutreachSchool of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Phone: 612-625-8836
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Stephen J. Reynolds PhD, CIH, FAIHA

Professor and Associate Head, Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences Director, High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and SafetyColorado State University
Phone: 970-491-3141 Website: View Full Bio
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Chuck Schwartau

Southeast Regional Director – Rochester University of Minnesota Extension
Phone: 507-280-2865
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John Shutske PhD

Professor & Extension Specialist: Safety Engineering & Agricultural Health College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Website: https://bse.wisc.edu/Shutske.htm
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Liz Wagstrom DVM, MS

Chief Veterinarian National Pork Producers Council
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Brian Zaidman

Senior Research Analyst Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

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