Vice Chair

  • Mark Enninga

    Alumni Representative, Conservis Corp

    Secretary

  • Shawn Schloesser

    Community and Business Development Specialist, Region Nine Development Commission

    Board Members

  • Brandon Schafer

    Farmer, Schafer Farms
  • Kyle Petersen

    Vice President/Owner, Petersen Farms, Inc./Kyle B. Petersen Farms
  • Sara Hewitt

    Manager of Brand Development and Events/Farmer, Ag Management Solutions/Maplewood Farms/Sweet Cheeks Honey
  • Angela Guentzel

    Ag Production, Exec. Manager/Owner, Guentzel Family Farms/Mankato Valley Seed and Soil Solutions
  • Brant Groen

    Director of Dairy Wellness, Form-A-Feed

    Ex-Officio Board Members

  • Stacy Frost

    Interim Co-Executive Director of Foundation and Advancement, Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Nathan Polfliet

    Interim Co-Executive Director of Foundation and Advancement, Soutwest Minnesota State University
  • Patrice Bailey

    Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
  • Dr. Bev Durgan

    Dean, University Minnesota Extension

    Non-Voting MARL Class Representatives

  • Matthew Altman

    Product Manager, JBS USA Pork
  • Curtis Mahnken

    Agriculture Economist, Center for Farm Financial Mgmt, UMN

    Administrative Assistant

  • Kassi Tietz

    Advancement Assistant, Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Cindy Weber

    Exec Office and Administrative Spec, University of Minnesota Extension, Regional Office