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Management Team

Mark A. Smith

Chairman and President

Mark A. Smith has been President, General Counsel, interim Chief Financial Officer and a director of Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. since late March 2003. Since that time, he has also served as sole director, President and General Counsel of Bion’s wholly-owned subsidiaries including Bion Services Group. Since 1992 Mr. Smith has served Bion in various […]

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Dominic Bassani


Dominic Bassani was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in May 2011. He had previously served as the General Manager of Bion Integrated Projects Group (then Bion Dairy) (‘Projects Group’) from April 2003 through September 2006 and as a consultant (through Bright Capital, Ltd. (“Brightcap”)) on a full-time basis with focus on strategic planning and special […]

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Ed Schafer

Executive Vice Chairman

Ed Schafer joined Bion in August, 2010, as Executive Vice Chairman, to provide Bion with strategic advice, focusing on areas of public policy related to the livestock industry both domestically and internationally. Commencing in early 2011, Mr. Schafer became a key member of Bion’s three-person senior management team with direct management responsibility for Bion’s: a) […]

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Jon Northrop


Jon Northrop has served as our Secretary and a Director since March of 2003. Since September 2001 he has been self employed as a consultant with a practice focused on business buyer advocacy. Mr. Northrop is one of our founders and served as our Chief Executive Officer and a Director from our inception in September […]

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Jeremy Rowland

Chief Operating Officer

Jeremy Rowland transitioned to a consultant in December 2013. Mr. Rowland joined Bion in September 2006 as its Chief Operating Officer of Projects Group and Chief Operating Officer of Bion Services Group .Mr. Rowland earned his MS in Environmental Science in 1987 and his BS in Forest Ecology in 1985 from Southern Illinois University, School […]

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Craig Scott

Director of Communications

Craig Scott rejoined Bion Environmental Technologies as a full-time employee in June 2006 as Bion’s Director of Communications. He is responsible for a wide range of duties: public policy, including public relations, social media communications and web presence for both Bion and CABS (Coalition for Affordable Bay Solutions); shareholder communications; and business development and intelligence. Mr. […]

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Michael J. McCloskey

Michael J. McCloskey, who became a consultant to Bion and its Projects Group during 2005 with respect to its Integrated Projects initiatives and the entire dairy business, obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1976 from the University of Mexico, Mexico City and completed a specialty in dairy production medicine from the University of California, […]

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Timothy C. den Dulk

Timothy C. den Dulk, who became a consultant to Bion and its Projects Group during 2005 with respect to its Integrated Projects initiatives and the entire dairy business, owns and manages dairy farms in California, New Mexico, Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana that milk approximately 30,000 cows. He also raises dairy heifers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, […]

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