Mary Kay Van Der Geest | Northcentral Technical College
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Officers & Directors

Mary Kay Van Der Geest

Mary Kay is President of Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle, Inc. which has approximately 3,000 milking cows, 5,000 acres of crops, and employs nearly 60 employees. Mary Kay is involved with the day-to-day operations in partnership with her son, Lee Van Der Geest, and dairy herdsman, Jason Mell. She also has two daughters who live in Missouri with their families, and is a proud grandmother of two grandsons.

Mary Kay graduated from Merrill High School, attended UW-Stevens Point, and worked at Wausau Insurance. She has been a United FCS Director since 2008.

In addition to serving as an NTC Foundation Board of Director, she is a member of the Partnership for Progressive Agriculture Education & Promo Committee and past Director, NTC Agriculture Advisory Board, PDPW, Farm Bureau, and Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo (member and past board director). She also served on the Dairyland State Academy which was the founding organization for the NTC Agriculture Center of Excellence.

Mary Kay is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Merrill, past Elder and Deacon.


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