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.
Farm Foundation Board 2021-2022
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
Charles Ahlem Ranch, Turlock, CA
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, Dallas, TX
AgriVision Farm Management, Hartley, TX
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Deere & Company, Moline, IL
Progressive Farmer, Birmingham, AL
Restaurant Services Inc., Coral Gables, FL
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation, East St. Louis, MO
Orange County Produce, Irvine, CA
Quaker North America, Chicago, IL
Bestifor Farms, Belleville, KS
American Seed Trade Association, Washington, D.C.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Martens Farm and Lake View Organic Grain, Penn Yan, NY
Sylvester Miller II
Indigo, Somerville, TN
William J. Nelson, LLC, St. Paul, MN
Farm Credit East, Batavia, NY
Schohr Ranch, Chico, CA
Microsoft Philanthropies, Redman, WA
Michael Torrey Associates, Washington, D.C.
The Nature Conservancy, Washington, D.C.
CY Farms, Alba, NY