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Mark Cullen Elected to NGFA Board of Directors

Apr 01, 2021

NGFA Members Elect Officers and New Directors

March 31, 2021 - The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) announced its members elected officers and new directors. Congratulations to NGFA’s industry officers who were re-elected to serve one-year terms:

NGFA Chairman: JoAnn Brouillette, Managing Partner, Demeter LP, Fowler, Ind.

NGFA First Vice Chairman: Greg Beck, Senior Vice President, Grain Division, CGB Enterprises, Covington, La.

NGFA Second Vice Chairman: Chris Boerm, President, Global Transportation, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur, Ill.

Congratulations to NGFA’s new directors elected to serve three-year terms on NGFA’s Board:

Matt Ashton, Chief Executive Officer, New Vision Cooperative, Brewster, Minn. 

Augusto Bassanini, President and CEO, United Grain Corp., Vancouver, Wash.

Gary Beachner, President and CEO, Beachner Grain Inc., Parsons, Kan.

Jeff Bechard, Senior Vice President, Grain, Central Valley Ag, York, Neb.

Jean Bratton, Chief Executive Officer, Centerra Cooperative, Ashland, Ohio

Dawn Caldwell, Head of Government Affairs, Aurora Cooperative, Aurora, Neb.

Mark Cullen, Senior Vice President, Feed and Livestock, The Equity, Effingham, Ill. 

Chris Faust, Managing Director, North America and Country Manager U.S.A., COFCO International Grains US LLC, Chicago, Ill.

Tom Fernandes, Director of Commodity Finance, Grain Service Corp., Atlanta, Ga.

Brian Gier, Vice President, Sales, Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC, Land O’Lakes Inc., Arden Hills, Minn.

Bill Krueger, President, Trade and Processing Group, The Andersons, Overland Park, Kan.
Mike Tate, Director, Origination North America, Bunge North America Inc., Chesterfield, Mo. 

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