CHS elects five board members

December 23, 2022 By    

CHS Inc. elected five board members to three-year terms during the cooperative’s 2022 annual meeting in Minneapolis.

Reelected to three-year terms were:

  • Al Holm, who raises corn, soybeans, sweet corn, peas and hay with his family near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, representing Region 1 (Minnesota)
  • Kevin Throener, who raises corn, soybeans, alfalfa and cattle with his family near Cogswell, North Dakota, representing Region 3 (North Dakota)
  • Hal Clemensen, who raises corn, soybeans and wheat with his wife in Brown and Spink counties in South Dakota, representing Region 4 (South Dakota)
  • Mark Farrell, who raises corn and soybeans with his brother and son in Dane County, Wisconsin, representing Region 5 (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin)

Jerrad Stroh, a newly elected CHS board member, succeeds former director Steve Riegel, who retired from the board. Stroh will represent CHS members in Region 8 (Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas). Stroh raises corn and soybeans with his family in Adams County, Nebraska.

The following CHS board members were elected to one-year officer terms:

  • Dan Schurr, reelected chair (LeClaire, Iowa)
  • Scott Cordes, elected first vice chair (Wanamingo, Minnesota)
  • Russell Kehl, reelected secretary-treasurer (Quincy, Washington)
  • C.J. Blew, elected second vice chair (Castleton, Kansas)
  • Holm, reelected assistant secretary-treasurer

CHS Inc. is an agribusiness cooperative owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the U.S. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, seed, crop protection products, grain marketing services, production and agricultural services, animal nutrition products, foods and food ingredients, and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries and pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

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