Wayne enjoys traveling, golf, grandchildren and serving as an advocate for Critter Barn. Wayne has served as vice-president and on our Fundraising team.
Doug is the father of five children who are frequent visitors to Critter Barn. Doug has served on the board for 7 years, and is employed at Tramec Sloan in Holland.
Meet our Board Vice President, Chris Machiela. Chris has been a friend of Critter Barn through providing hay for many years. He is also a member of our New Farm Committee.
Meet Audrey Patterson. Audrey is Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Hazel Technologies, an Ag Biotech Company. Audrey has been a Board Member since March 2020 after an introduction to the Critter Barn through the Michigan Agribusiness Association. Audrey and her husband, Dan, have two sons and reside in Ada.
Meet Paul Pyle. Paul is the Facilities Director at Engedi Church. He was a full time 6th generation dairy farmer for 20 years and currently raises dairy heifers and crops. He has 5 kids who love the Critter Barn!
Carol, along with her husband and sons, own and operate Schoenborn Family Farms LLC in Holland. Their family has been friends of the Critter Barn for over 15 years. Carol joined the Critter Barn Board in 2020 and enjoys the many opportunities the Critter Barn offers to educate the importance of farming and agriculture.