Governing Board

  • Jim Johnson (Chair), Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Doug Craven (Vice-Chair), Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
  • Bethany Barker, GreenStone Farm Credit Services
  • Elizabeth Browne, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • Michael DeRuiter, Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Dr. Jeff Dwyer (Ex officio), Michigan State University Extension
  • Maria Gonzalez, Freemont Area Community Foundation
  • Ponsella Haradaway, MOSES
  • Mark Hoffman, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Sott Piggott, Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Don Nugent, Michigan State University Trustee Emeritus
  • Kathryn Underwood, Detroit City Planning Commision
  • John VanderMolen, Retired Michigan Farm Bureau and BCBS of Michigan
  • Dr. Candice Wheeler, General Motors
  • Dan Wyant, Edward Lowe Foundation



Great Lakes Fishery Trust W.K. Kellogg Foundation Michigan Farm Bureau GreenStone Farm Credit Services Corn Marketing

Additional sponsors can be found on our sponsors page