Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elects new officers

March 15, 2017

Lincoln, Neb. — The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting on March 10.

Newly elected officers include Chairman of the Board, Leland Poppe of North Platte; Vice Chair, Jarid Childears of North Platte; Secretary, Stephanie Liska of Wayne; and Treasurer, Brad Lubben of Eagle.

Newly elected board members include: Gerald Clausen of Lincoln and Jerry Catlett of Bruning. Re-elected for a second three-year term were Cindi Allen of Ogallala, Bryan Barrett of Gering, Galen Frenzen of Fullerton, and Royce Schaneman of Denton.

Board members also include: Eric Brown of Lincoln, Kelly Brunkhorst of Lincoln, Jim Farrell of Omaha, Carol Hudkins of Malcolm, Lori Pankoke of Lincoln, Pat Rasmussen of Geneva, William Rhea III of Arlington, Ray Ward of Kearney, Ed Woeppel of Firth, Kerry Glandt of Grand Island who serves as the President of the Nebraska LEAD Alumni Association, and Jill Brown of Lincoln who serves as the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Liaison Representative.

The Council’s president is Terry Hejny, who also serves as the Director of the Nebraska LEAD Program.

The Nebraska LEAD Program includes men and women, currently active in production agriculture and agribusiness and is a two-year leadership development program under the direction of the Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council in cooperation with the University of Nebraska's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

For more information, or to request an application for Nebraska LEAD 37 which will begin in September of 2017, contact the Nebraska LEAD Program, 104 ACB, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0940, call 402-472-6810 or email sgerdes2@unl.eduApplications are due June 15, 2017.

Terry Hejny
Nebraska LEAD Program