July 15, 2003
American Lamb Board Hires Executive Director at June Meeting
The Board of Directors of the American Lamb Board has hired Executive Director Daniel Borschke. Borschke will head the Denver-based ALB office beginning July 16, 2003.
?Daniel will be the guiding force to help rekindle Americans? love of American-produced lamb,? said ALB Chairman Tom Kourlis. ?His strong background in upscale food products will be instrumental to our success. We are committed to our promotional efforts advancing the American lamb industry.?
Added Margaret Magruder, secretary and co-chair of the ALB Selection Committee, ?Under Dan?s leadership, we will have a knowledgeable advertising and public relations executive along with a skilled communicator who understands livestock producers.?
Borschke is a Certified Association Executive and a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives. He currently serves as president and chief executive officer of the Dairy Council of Wisconsin, Inc.
Borschke holds a bachelor of arts in history and a master?s degree in speech communication from Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. He earned the distinction of Certified Association Executive from the American Society of Association Executives and has recently served on the ASAE Board of Directors. He has authored numerous articles on association management.
The ALB is comprised of 13 members, including six producer representatives, three feeder representatives, three first handler representatives and one seedstock producer representative.
Established under the Commodity Promotion, Research and Information Act of 1996 and the Lamb Promotion, Research and Information Order, the board activities are monitored by USDA?s Agricultural Marketing Service.