The National Milk Producers Federation has announced staff changes. Longtime communications lead Chris Galen will take over as senior vice president of member services and strategic initiatives. Former Bloomberg reporter Alan Bjerga, who is a Minnesota native, is the new senior vice president of communications. NMPF’s head of strategic initiatives and trade policy, Jaime Castaneda, will be come the senior vice president of policy strategy and international trade. Nicole Ayache has joined the dairy group as the director of sustainability initiatives. Most recently, Ayache was a consultant for the dairy industry’s animal care and sustainability program.