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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

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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

Angela Caddell
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
Michael Torrey Associates, Washington, D.C.

Darci Vetter
Edelman, Washington, D.C.

Craig Yunker
CY Farms, Alba, NY