Board Members

Checkoff funds are administered and invested by the Nebraska Corn Board, which is made up of nine farmer directors who serve 3-year terms. Eight members represent specific Nebraska districts shown in the map below and are appointed by the Governor. The Board elects the ninth “at large” member. An executive director and staff serve at the pleasure of the board.

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(Board member bios are available by clicking on members name below.)

District #1
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David Bruntz- Friend

  • Market Devleopment Committee, NCB
District #2
Mark Jagels - Davenport

  • Communications Committee, NCB
  • Chair-elect, US Meat Export Federation Board (USMEF)
  • Ex. Committee, USMEF
  • Co-Chair, Feed Grains/Oilseed Committee, USMEF
District #3
Curtis Friesen- Henderson

  • Vice Chair, NCB
    Market Development Committee, NCB
  • Vice Chair, Public Policy A-Team, NCGA
  • Market Development Committee, NCB
  • Executive Committee, NCB
District #4
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Deborah Borg- Allen

  • Research Committee, NCB
 District #5
Tim Scheer- St. Paul

  • Chairman, NCB
  • Research Committee, NCB
  • Chair, Executive Committee, NCB
District #6
Dennis Gengenbach- Smithfield

  • Chair, Research Committee, NCB
  • Ethanol Committee
    A-Team, NCGA
District #7
David Merrell-St. Edward

  • Sec/Treasurer, NCB
  • Grower Services A-Team, NCGA
  • Chair, Market Development Committee, NCB
  • Executive Committee, NCB
District #8  F. Jon Holzfaster - Paxton

  • Communications Committee, NCB
  • National Corn Board member, NCGA
  • Chair, NASCAR Advisory Committee, NCGA
At-Large:  Alan Tiemann- Seward

  • Past Chairman, NCB
  • Chair, Communications Committee, NCB
  • Executive Committee, NCB