Speakers

Here’s a look at our 2020 Farmer Cooperatives Conference speakers:

Courtney Berner

Position title: Executive Director, UW Center for Cooperatives

Mark Biedenfeld

Position title: Vice President, Cooperative Resources, CHS Inc.

Michael Boland

Position title: Koller Professor and Director, University of Minnesota

Brian Briggeman

Position title: Professor & Director Arthur Capper Cooperative Center, Kansas State University

Chuck Conner

Position title: President and CEO, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

Jason Franken

Position title: Associate Professor of Ag Economics, Western Illinois University

Thomas Halverson

Position title: President and Chief Executive Officer

Bob Huffman

Position title: President & CEO, First District Association

Carol Kitchen

Position title: Vice President, Energy & Logistics, GROWMARK, Inc.

Jason Lay

Position title: Director, GROWMARK Inc.

Doug O'Brien

Position title: President & CEO, National Cooperatives Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA)

Sarah Olsen

Position title: Board Chairwoman, Cooperative Grain and Supply

Emily Rooney

Position title: President, Agricultural Council of California

Brett Sciotto

Position title: President & CEO, Aimpoint Research

Will Secor

Position title: Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economic, University of Georgia

Dan Vincent

Position title: President & CEO, Pacific Coast Producers

Rocky Weber

Position title: President & General Counsel, Nebraska Cooperative Council