Barb Campbell Determan, Early, IA, is the new president of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). She and husband Steve operate a 300-sow, farrow-to-finish operation.

New president-elect Dave Roper of Kimberly, ID, owns Magic Valley Pork, a 140-sow, farrow-to-finish operation.

New vice president is Jon Caspers, co-owner of Pleasant Valley Pork Corp., a farrow-to-finish operation that markets 20,000 hogs/year.

Elected to three-year terms on the NPPC board of directors were Don Buhl of Tyler, MN; Richard Brauer of Oakford, IL; James Quackenbush of Chokio, MN, and Bob Bloomer of Sebewaing, MI.

Mike Townsend of Overland Park, KS, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Premium Standard Farms, was elected to an associate member seat on the NPPC board of directors.

Information is also available on the NPPC Web site at