Ron Shelton

Mountain Area, Colo.

Ron, along with his wife, Debbie, sister, Ruth, and sons, Jason and Paul, manages a 2,800-cow, family-owned dairy in La Salle, Colo. In addition to raising corn and alfalfa, they also run a cow-calf operation and small feed lot. Ron has served as treasurer for the Mountain Area Council for 14 years. He also has served on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board and is a member of the Dairy MAX-Western Dairy Association promotion board.