Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has announced six appointments to the 15-member National Pork Board.

Six were chosen from among nine producers nominated by the National Pork Act Delegate Body during its annual meeting in Kansas City, MO.

Five appointees will serve three-year terms and one appointee will serve the remaining two-year term of Deborah Johnson from North Carolina.

Serving three-year terms are: Dianne Bettin, Truman, MN; Dennis Michael, Yankton, SD; Jeff Galle, Pittsfield, IL; Eugene Nemechek, DVM, Wilson, NC; and Randy Brown, Nevada, OH. Serving a two-year term is Alan Wilhoite, Lebanon, IN.