CHS selects board members

December 22, 2021 By    

CHS Inc. owners elected five board members to three-year terms during the cooperative’s 2021 annual meeting.

Reelected to three-year terms are:

  • David Beckman, who raises irrigated corn and soybeans and operates a custom hog-feeding operation near Elgin, Nebraska, representing Region 8 (Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)
  • David Johnsrud, who farms with his brother and nephew near Starbuck, Minnesota, representing Region 1 (Minnesota)
  • David Kayser, who raises corn, soybeans and hay and operates a cow-calf and feeder-calf business near Alexandria, South Dakota, representing Region 4 (South Dakota)
  • Steve Fritel, who raises cash grain, including spring wheat, barley, soybeans, edible beans, corn and canola on his family farm near Rugby, North Dakota, representing Region 3 (North Dakota)
  • Russ Kehl, who raises a variety of crops and owns a cow-calf herd, a dry bean processing facility, a custom farming business and a trucking and logistics company in Quincy, Washington, representing Region 6 (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Alaska)

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

  • Dan Schurr, reelected chair (LeClaire, Iowa)
  • C.J. Blew, reelected first vice chair (Castleton, Kansas)
  • Jon Erickson, reelected second vice chair (Minot, North Dakota)
  • Russ Kehl, reelected secretary-treasurer (Quincy, Washington)
  • Alan Holm, elected assistant secretary-treasurer  (Sleepy Eye, Minnesota)

Amendments passed

CHS owners voted to approve amendments to the CHS Articles of Incorporation and CHS Bylaws. The amendments remove obsolete language and confirm the option of employing the practice of voting electronically for CHS annual meetings and special meetings.

CHS is a global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the U.S. It 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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