Dave serves as the Feed Specialist for the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. His responsibilities include overseeing the licensing of businesses manufacturing and/or distributing commercial feeds, registration of all livestock feeds and pet foods, conducting inspections, and sampling activities. An AAFCO member since 2010 he is currently the vice chair of the feed labeling committee and a grain products investigator.
A graduate of South Dakota State University with a B.S. in dairy science, he worked for 25+ years associated with the agricultural cooperative CHS Inc. with emphasis on animal feed sales.
Dave and his wife live in Bismarck, North Dakota. They have three grown sons. Hobbies include camping, hunting, fishing, and woodworking.