Farm Foundation Board of Directors

Farm Foundation, formerly known as Farm Foundation, NFP, 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:

Larkin Martin, Martin Farm, Courtland, AL, Chair
Jerome Lyman, McDonald’s Corporation, retired, Miami, FL, Vice Chair
Elizabeth Hund, U.S. Bank, retired, Denver, CO, Treasurer
Joe Swedberg, Hormel Foods, retired, Austin, MN, Past Chair

Chuck Ahlem, Charles Ahlem Ranch, Turlock, CA
Philip Ashcraft, Loveland, CO
Dan Basse, AgResource Company, Chicago, IL
Jonathan Bryant, BASF, Research Triangle Park, NC
Luke Chandler, Deere & Company, Moline, IL
Cheri DeJong, AgriVision Farm Management, Hartley, TX
Charlene Finck, Farm Journal Media, Mexico, MO
John Foltz, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
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
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
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

June 2019

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