Program Leader

  • Tobias Spanier

    Program Co-Leader, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Christy Kallevig

    Program Co-Leader, University of Minnesota Extension


  • Mike Yost

    President/Owner, Yost Farm, Inc.

    Vice Chair

  • Shelly Schell

    Owner, Coach/Strategy/Speaker, TrionfoCREM


  • Katie Schneider

    Customer Service Representative, Agronomy/Fertilizer, CHS, Inc.

    Ex-Officio Board Members

  • Whitney Place

    Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
  • Bill Mulso

    Vice President for Advancement, Executive Director of SMSU Foundation, Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Dr. Bev Durgan

    Dean, University Minnesota Extension

    Non-Voting MARL Class Representatives

  • Adam Ulbricht

    Marketing Communications Consultant, AgCountry
  • Sarah Dornink

    Executive Director, Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council (MAELC)

    Administrative Assistant

  • Kassi Tietz

    Advancement Assistant, Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Cindy Weber

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