Members of the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) elected 18 industry leaders to serve on its Board of Directors during the organization’s 116th annual convention.
Elected to three-year terms on the NGFA Board of Directors were: Erik Anderson, president, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Wilton, Conn.; David Baudler, president, Cargill Ag Horizons, Cargill Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.; Joann Brouillette, partner, Demeter LLP, Fowler, Ind.; Joe Christopher, senior general manager, Crossroads Co-op, Sidney, Neb.; Irvin Clubine, general manager, United Farmers Co-op, George, Iowa; Charles Colbert, export manager, Zen-noh Grain Corp., Mandeville, La.; Tom Coyle, general manager, Nidera U.S. LLC, Chicago, Ill.; Larry Hammond, president, TruPointe Cooperative, Piqua, Ohio; Chuck Heuring, merchandiser, Penny Newman Grain Co., Fresno, Calif.
Also elected to three-year terms on the NGFA Board were: Robert Jones, senior vice president, ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC, Chicago, Ill.; Bill Krueger, chief executive officer, Lansing Trade Group, Overland Park, Kan.; Art Loeffler, president, Star of the West Milling Co., Frankenmuth, Mich.; Dan Mack, vice president, transportation and terminal operations, CHS Inc., St. Paul, Minn.; Joe Taets, senior vice president and president, Agricultural Services Business Unit, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur, Ill.; Will Waters, principal and vice president, Harris-Crane Inc., Charlotte, N.C.; and Don Woodburn, senior director of marketing, Ag Processing Inc., Omaha, Nebraska.
Members of the NGFA’s Board of Directors subsequently elected 13 of its members to serve on the 18-member NGFA Executive Committee. They are: Erik Anderson, president, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Wilton, Conn.; David Baudler, president, Cargill Ag Horizons, Cargill Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.; Sharon Clark, vice president, transportation, Perdue AgriBusiness Inc., Salisbury, Md.; Tom Coyle, general manager, Nidera U.S. LLC, Chicago, Ill.; Paul DeBruce, executive vice president, The Gavilon Group LLC, and chief executive officer, DeBruce Companies, Kansas City, Mo.
Geoff Finch, vice president and chief operations officer, Wenger’s Feed Mill Inc., Rheems, Pa.; David Geers, president, Michigan Agricultural Commodities, Lansing, Mich.; John Heck, vice president, The Scoular Co., Omaha, Neb.; Roger Krueger, vice president, grain marketing, South Dakota Wheat Growers Association, Aberdeen, S.D.; Steven Nail, president and chief executive officer, Farmers Grain Terminal Inc., Greenville, Miss.; Benjamin Smith, general manager, Attebury Grain LLC, Amarillo, Texas; Joe Taets, senior vice president and president, Agricultural Services Business Unit, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur, Ill.; and Eric Wilkey, president, Arizona Grain Inc., Casa Grande, Ariz.