|What is NMC?
The NMC (formerly the National Mastitis Council) is a
not-for-profit professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis
and enhancing milk quality. The NMC promotes research and provides information
to the dairy industry on udder health, milking management, milk quality,
and milk safety.
The NMC is a membership-based organization, independent of any university or government agency. NMC membership is open to anyone with an interest in udder health, milking management, and milk quality. Individuals and companies from all segments of the dairy industry are represented in membership, including dairy producers, veterinarians, researchers, extension specialists, industry suppliers, dairy plant field staff, regulatory officials, and students. No other professional organization in the dairy industry offers such diverse expertise as NMC.
NMC Leadership and Structure
The NMC is governed by a 15 member Board of Directors
and a five member Executive Committee. The Board is elected by and from
the membership. Representation on the Board is allocated so as to maintain
balance among the specialized groups within the membership. Board members
are elected for a three-year term. The Officers are elected by and from
the Board of Directors and serve one-year terms.
NMC Mission Statement