Our Board of Directors is made up of many individuals representing the full spectrum of the agricultural industry. They play a key role in the direction of the Center, program development, workforce training, and continued education.  Members of the Board represent the 8 career pathways represented in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources industry.

  • Pat Duncanson, Owner, Duncanson Growers, Chairman
  • Jeff Ward, Prime Pork
  • Connie Stokman, President, All American Foods
  • Todd Martin, Service Director, Arnold's
  • Wally Thomas, Vice President, Bremer Bank
  • Glenn Thuringer, President, Bioverse Inc.
  • Jason Gillard, Vice President, Ellingson
  • Eric Fisher, Director, AGCO Corp
  • Bill Carter, President, Prairie Moon Nursery
  • Sarah Dornink, Executive Director, MAELC
  • Tom Slunecka, CEO, MN Soybean Association
  • Gena Lilienthal, Ag Instructor -South Central MN Agricultural Science Academy 
  • Nicole Griensevic Mickelson, Executive Director Region 9
  • Sadie Revac, Employment Manager, MACV
  • Jill Resler, COO, MN Pork Board
  • Sam Ziegler, Director, Greenseam
  • Joel Larsen, Supervisor, Mn Dept of Education
  • Steve Olson, Director, MN Turkey, Chicken & Egg