Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elects new officers

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The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting on March 11, 2022.
March 24, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting on March 11, 2022.  

Newly elected officers include Chairman of the Board: Gerald Clausen of Lincoln; Vice Chair: Jerry Catlett of Bruning; Secretary: Jolene Messinger of McCook and Treasurer: Raymond Morse of Norfolk.  

Newly elected board members include Lavon Heidemann of Elk Creek and Kevin Peterson of Stromsburg. Nicole Boshuslavsky of Omaha, Scott Meradith of Lincoln, Raymond Morse of Norfolk, Jay Rempe of Lincoln were re-elected for a second three-year term   

Retiring board members include Kelly Brunkhorst of Lincoln, who served as Chairman of the Board for 2021-2022.  

Board members also include Mary Eisenzimmer of Big Springs, David Englund of Omaha, Jessica Groskopf of Scottsbluff, Drew Jensen of Lincoln, Suzanna Klaasmeyer of Hershey, Bobbi Kriz-Wickam of Lincoln, Lori Luebbe of Lincoln, Scott Richert of Gresham, and Dr. Marysz Rames of Wayne. Dr. Richard Bischoff of Lincoln serves as the IANR Liaison Representative, and Matt Dolch of Lincoln serves as the President of the Nebraska LEAD Alumni Association. 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 41 which will begin in September of 2022, contact the Nebraska LEAD Program, 104 ACB, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0940.  You may also call 402-472-6810 or email leadprogram@unl.edu  Applications will be due June 15, 2022.