About Us

The American Dairy Goat Association was organized in 1904 to collect, record and preserve the pedigrees of dairy goats and to provide genetic, management and related services to dairy goat breeders.

Our Mission

The central purpose and role of the American Dairy Goat Association is defined as:

  • To collect, record, and preserve the pedigrees of dairy goats by maintaining herd books and issuing certificates of registration and recordation of dairy goats;
  • To provide management, genetic, and other related services to members and the dairy goat industry including the supervision and publication of official milk production records of dairy goats and issuing certificates of production; and
  • The promotion and regulation of matters pertaining to the history, publicity, breeding, exhibition, and improvement of dairy goats.


Dairy Goats Registered




ADGA Shows Annually

117 Years

Serving the Dairy Goat Industry

ADGA Staff

Lory Reynolds

Association Manager

David Stokes

Director of IT and Operations

Jim VanDerlinde

Performance Programs Manager

Sherry Hill

Office Manager / Accounting Associate

Paula Hughes

Executive Assistant

Natosha Player

Member Services Department Lead

Alyssa Glenn

Performance Programs Coordinator

Candace Lail

Performance Programs Assistant

Elizabeth Forrest

Member Services Representative

Chris Anglin

Shows Department Assistant

Myrle Mills

Shipping Coordinator

Carolyn Cantrell

Receiving/Transfers Coordinator

Eric Jermain

Office and Operations Support

Mallory Hackett Duncan

Member Services Representative

Diane Allen

Member Services Representative

Rhonda Wright

Member Services Representative

Cody Jones

Technical Support Specialist II

Matt Krell

Technical Support Specialist I

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