The business, property and airs of the Poultry and Egg Division (PED) are managed by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture with the assistance of the PED Committee. The PED Committee meets quarterly and at other times as dictated by circumstances.
President: - Pat Melena (2021-2023) - Michael Foods Egg Products Co.
First Vice-President: - Adam Hladky (2021-2023) - Hladky Chicken Ranch LLC
Second Vice-President: - Jim Sechrist (2021-2023) - ILC Resources
Secretary-Treasurer: - Carrie McFarland (2021-2023) - N&N North America
Poultry, Turkey and Egg Directors:
Steve Welch (2020-2024), Hendrix-ISA,
Greg Nelson (2021-2024) - Nelson Poultry Farms, Inc.
Julie Kelly, DVM (2021-2024) - Michael Foods Egg Products Co.
Jim Sechrist (2021-2023) - ILC Resources
Adam Hladky (2021-2023) -Hladky Chicken Ranch LLC.
Julie Schmid (2021-2023) - RC's Chicken Ranch
Directors At Large:
Brent Nelson (2022-2024) - Nelson Poultry Farms, Inc.
Carrie McFarland (2022-2024) - N&N North America Regional Sales and Service
Pat Melena (2021-2023) - Michael Foods Egg Products Co.
William Claybaugh (2021-2023) - TWT Farms
Andrew White (2021-2023) - Hendrix Genetics
Emily Skillett (2022-2024) - Lincoln Premium Poultry
Kellee Rasmussen (2022-2024) - 4&4 Farms
Alan Sucha (2021-2023) - QC Supply
Devin Kumm (2021-2023) - Kumm's Kustom Pullets
Scott Kumm (2021-2023) - Kumm's Kustom Pullets
Ashlee Hartman (2022-2024) - Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture
Luke Baldwin (2022-2024) - Lincoln Premium Poultry
Click here for the PED Contact List
The NDA contracts with Nebraska Poultry Industries, Inc. to provide administrative support to the PED Committee and its activities.