Our advisory board 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.

  • Dr. Annette Parker, President of South Central College
  • Dr. Susan Tarnowski, Vice President of South Central College
  • Tim Donelan, Interstate Mills
  • Pat Duncanson, Duncanson Growers
  • Jim Gibson, Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center - Farm America
  • Rod Hamilton, Representative, Minnesota House
  • Nan Larson, AURI – Agriculture Utilization Research Institute
  • Gena Lilienthal, Ag Instructor -South Central MN Agricultural Science Academy 
  • Todd Ludwig, WFS – Working for Farmers’ Success
  • Joe Martin, Martin+Co
  • Tami Reuter, South Central College Foundation
  • Ken Rossow, Nicollet County Bank
  • Dr. Terry Gaalswyk, President of Minnesota West Community and Technical College
  • Kent Thiesse, MinnStar Bank
  • Wally Thomas, Bremer Bank
  • Andy Willaert, Gislason & Hunter LLP
  • Dr. Jeff Williamson, Provost of Minnesota West Community and Technical College
  • Kevin Yager, Citizens Bank Minnesota
  • Bob Zalenka, Minnesota Grain and Feed Association