District Officers

Simon Tiedge 
Miller Milling

Dustin Sanborn
Bay State Milling

Tracy Kinneman
Vice Chairperson
Ardent Mills

Jason Schiebout
Scherer Inc.

Jimmy Lesko
1st Executive Committeeperson
ADM Milling

Kirsty Gordon
2nd Executive Committeeperson
Bay State Milling

Mike Rosdahl
3rd Executive Committeeperson
Miller Milling

Alex Young
4th Executive Committeeperson
General Mills, Inc.

Reed Cody
5th Executive Committeeperson
Bay State Milling

Flour City District meets at Mystic Lake

The Flour City District’s Summer Meeting was held August 2-4 at the Mystic Lake Center Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, MN. Attendees gathered for a Welcome Reception Wednesday evening. The majority of the technical sessions were led by miller members and included topics on employee safety, mental health and workforce retention. The sessions were followed by a banquet and the induction of new officers. Golfers took the course on Friday.

2023 Flour City Program

August 3 
Opening Remarks and Welcome | Seth Beyer, Flour City Chairperson
Safety Demonstration – Fall Protection | Tyler Vujovich, 3M
The Importance of Electrical Testing & Preventative Maintenance | Karl Von Knobelsdorff, Knobelsdorff Enterprises
Human and Organizational Performance & our best practices around Safety Leadership, Hierarchy of Controls | Lacey Young, General Mills
Employee Safety Engagement, One Company’s Approach | Levi Burton, Grain Millers, Inc
A Novel Universal Dough Analyzer | Hikmet Boyacioglu, KPM Analytics
District Meeting and Working Lunch
BoMill Insight – High Capacity NIR | Dillon Phillips, Bratney
Chlorine Dioxide Decontamination in Milling | Alex Luce, Ecolab
Sustaining an Experienced Workforce | Alex Young, General Mills
Mental Health | Susan VanKrevelen, Ardent
From Chaos to Clarity: The Impact of Flowsheet Mgmt | Reed Cody, Bay State Milling
Enhanced FPZ Protection | Tom Byrnes, Blower Engineering
Metal Detection in the Flour Industry | Craig Miller, Bunting-Newton
IAOM International and IMEF Updates | Steve Matson, IAOM President

Beyond, A Christianson Company
Blower Engineering
Bratney Companies
Bunting Magnetics
BW Flexible Systems
Kice Industries
Knobelsdorff Enterprises
KPM Analytics
Reynolds Engineering
Scherer Inc.