Board of Directors

Bill Besancon

Mideast Area

Bill, a third-generation dairy farmer, has been dairying since 1980. Bill and his wife, Sandy, have four children — Brett, Beth, Doug and Greg — and nine grandchildren. All still help on the farm, with Brett and Greg helping full time on the operation. The family milks 200 registered Holsteins at Wil-San Farm and farms 250 acres, growing alfalfa and corn. Bill has served on DFA’s Corporate Resolutions Committee for 16 years, has been a member of the Ohio Dairy Producers Association for 10 years and joined American Dairy Association Mideast in 2018. Bill is an active member of the community, coaching eighth grade basketball. He has been a member of the Wayne County Farm Bureau, Ohio and National Holstein Associations and St. Mary’s Church.