Donald H. Schriver

Donald H. Schriver has served the agricultural industry with great energy and vision for more than three decades as a communicator and cooperative leader.

Don served as the CEO of Milk Marketing, Inc., Ohio's largest milk marketing cooperative. During his time with MMI, he challenged the industry to create a new future for milk by changing its packaging. In 1994, he and MMI joined forces with ADA Mideast to produce and market Moo Kooler, the first single-serve milk packaged in round, re-sealable plastic bottles. Today, there are more than 1 billion units of milk sold annually in plastic bottles. While at MMI, he also led the formation of the first U.S. dairy cooperative to cooperative international business venture with Campina Melkunia of Holland. He also served as a leader in the formation of Dairy Farmers of America, the nation's largest dairy cooperative.

Don has been appointed to his second term of the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and has received the Agriculture Future of America 2007 Leader in Agriculture award, is an honorary life director for the National Milk Producers Federation and has received their Distinguished Service Award in 2006.

A native of Lorain County, Don has never forgotten his Ohio roots. He has served as the past chairman for the "Share the Vision Campaign" for the OSU College of FAES and as a member of the Board of Directors for the OSU Alumni Association. Don is a current member of the OSU FAES Vice President Advisory committee and the OSU President's Club. He's also a supporter of the Ohio 4-H program and the National 4-H Council.

Don and his wife reside in Missouri, and they have two children, Brian and John.