2018 NCBA Federation Division Chairman
Caldwell and her husband, Matt, live at Edgar, Nebraska and have a cow-calf operation in South Central Nebraska and North Central Kansas. All of the land they own originated from each of their families. Dawn has served on numerous state and national committees, including as vice chairman of the Nebraska Beef Council, chair of the ag policy committee of the Nebraska Farm Bureau and on the NCBA Executive Committee representing the Federation. She is also active in local organizations, including as a 4-H leader, FFA volunteer, and CommonGround volunteer.