Farm Foundation Board of Directors
Farm Foundation, is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of leaders in production agriculture, agribusiness, academia, rural communities, media, retail and NGOs. Members of the Board of Directors are:
Jerome Lyman, McDonald’s Corporation, retired, Miami, FL, Chair
Dan Basse, AgResource Company, Chicago, IL, Vice Chair
Elizabeth Hund, U.S. Bank, retired, Denver, CO, Treasurer
Larkin Martin, Martin Farm, Courtland, AL, Past Chair
Chuck Ahlem, Charles Ahlem Ranch, Turlock, CA
Cheri DeJong, AgriVision Farm Management, Hartley, TX
John Foltz, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
David Gilmore, Deere & Company, Moline, IL
Gregg Hillyer, Progressive Farmer, Birmingham, AL
George Hoffman, Restaurant Services Inc., Coral Gables, FL
Robert Jones, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation, East St. Louis, Mo.
A.G. Kawamura, Orange County Produce, Irvine, CA
Kristin Kroepfl, Quaker North America, Chicago, IL
Thayne Larson, Bestifor Farms, Belleville, KS
Andrew LaVigne, American Seed Trade Association, Washington, D.C.
Brad Lubben, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Klaas Martens, Martens Farm and Lake View Organic Grain, Penn Yan, NY
John H. Miller, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, Dallas, TX
Sylvester Miller II, Indigo, Somerville, TN
William Nelson, William J. Nelson, LLC, St. Paul, MN
Nathan Rudgers, Farm Credit East, Batavia, NY
Ryan Schohr, Schohr Ranch, Chico, CA
Mary Snapp, Microsoft Philanthropies, Redman, WA
Mike Torrey, Mike Torrey Associates, Washington, D.C.
Darci Vetter, Edelman, Washington, D.C.
Craig Yunker, CY Farms, Alba, NY