District Officers 

Pat Eberle

Pat Eberle
Grain Craft

Ian Tillinghast
Grain Craft

James Mueting
Vice Chairperson
General Mills, Inc.

Mike Branson
Sefar, Inc.

1st Exe. Committeeperson

Travis Hawkinson
2nd Exe. Committeeperson
Ardent Mills

3rd Exe. Committeeperson

Bob Klasek
Allied Trades Chairman
Nitta Corporation

2018-19 Central Officers

The Central District elected new officers at its recent meeting held on July 27 at the Chateau on the Lake in  Branson, Missouri. Pictured from left are:

District Secretary/Treasurer Mike Branson, Sefar; District Director Pat Eberle, Grain Craft; Allied Trades Chair Bob Klasek, Nitta Corporation; IAOM Treasurer Randy Garvert, Ardent Mills; Chair Ian Tillinghast, Grain Craft; Vice Chair James Mueting, General Mills, Inc.; and 2nd Executive Committeeman Travis Hawkinson, Ardent Mills.

Presentations made during the 2018 Central, Wheat State and Texoma Districts’ joint meeting in Branson, Missouri, USA.

Technical Session
July 27, 2018

Wheat Crop Update
Mark Hodges, Plains Grains, Inc.

Farmers – The Solution to Food Problems
Andrew Hoelscher, Farm Strategy

Sanitary Transport Best Practices
Ron Galle, ADM Milling

Multi-Generational Scramble
Emily Bowers, BEMA           

Fogging, Spot, and Pulse Fumigation
Patrick Plumer, Food Protection Services

Motion Amplification
Edward LaPreze, Pepper Maintenance

Are You An Insightful Leader
Emily Bowers, BEMA

Evolution of the Blower
Denis Lemoing, Gardner Denver

Bühler TUBO Conveyor
Daniel Ayd, Bühler

What’s New
Dillon Phillips, Bratney Companies