About NAMA


The North American Millers’ Association represents millers of wheat, corn, oats, and rye in the U.S. and Canada. Our members take raw grain and transform it into flour and other products that are used to make such favorite foods as bread, cereals, pasta, cookies, cakes, and snack foods. We’re proud to be the indispensable link between raw grain and healthy and delicious products that have sustained and enriched people’s lives for centuries.

NAMA’s 37 members have 149 locations across 31 states. Utilizing the technical expertise of our members and staff, we represent the milling industry before the White House, federal agencies, and Congress.

Our Primary Strategic Goals

Food Safety

Food Safety

NAMA and its members continuously work to implement safe manufacturing practices to instill consumer confidence in milled products.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Grain foods are affordable staples that create the foundation for a healthy and balanced diet for American consumers and people around the world.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

As the link between raw grain and finished products, NAMA promotes the safety, sustainability and efficiency of the grain supply chain.

Our History

The milling industry in the U.S. has a long history of collaborating on issues for the advancement of the sector and to benefit the consumers it serves.

NAMA Staff

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Jane DeMarchi

PRESIDENT

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Dale Nellor

VICE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT & TECHNICAL AFFAIRS

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Kim Cooper

DIRECTOR, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

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Holley Wiedemann

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

Sarah Hubbart

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT

Executive Committee


Tedd Kruse

ADM Milling Company

Daniel Dye

Ardent Mills, LP

D. Ford Mennel • Chair

The Mennel Milling Company

Trey Sebus

Bartlett Milling Company

Brian Doyle • Vice Chair

King Milling Company

John Wiebold

General Mills, Inc.

Christopher Giguere

Iowa Corn Processors

Dan Fetherston

SEMO Milling Company

Pete Frederick

Grain Craft, Inc.

Robert Harper

Hopkinsville Milling Company

NAMA Board of Directors


Greg Viers

Barilla USA, Inc.

Eric Heismeyer

Bunge Milling

James Schick

C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc.

Dave Dreyer

Cargill, Inc.

Howdy Holmes

Chelsea Milling Company

Scott Beumer

Dakota Growers Pasta Company

John Didion

Didion Milling, Inc.

Frank Brown, Jr.

F. M. Brown’s Sons, Inc.

Rick Schwein

Grain Millers, Inc.

Craig Hagood

House-Autry Mills, Inc.

James Meyer

Italgrani USA, Inc.

Emily Likens

Knappen Milling Company

Daniel Ward

La Crosse Milling Company

Kim King

Lakeside Mills, Inc.

Kevin Kelly

LifeLine Foods, LLC

Jeff Hole

Miller Milling Company

Timothy Dodd

Minot Milling Company

Vance Taylor

North Dakota Mill & Elevator

Bryan Ledgerwood

Panhandle Milling, LLC

Alan Koechner

PepsiCo., Inc.

Bill Mackin

Renwood Mills

Darwin Sobkow

Richardson International, Inc.

William L. Ford

Shawnee Milling Company

Richard S. Siemer

Siemer Milling Company

Doug Snavely

Snavely’s Mill, Inc.

Mike Fassezke

Star of the West Milling Company