GOVERNANCE ELECTION RESULTS

Customer elections are held annually for members of our Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

2020 ELECTION OVERVIEW

The Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) Board is comprised of 15 members: 12 elected by customer-stockholders and three appointed Directors. FCSAmerica customer-stockholders elected three Directors to a 4-year term effective April 1, 2020:

Race 1: Jon Van Beek, Primghar, IA, was re-elected to the Board. He has served on the FCSAmerica Board since 2009. Allen Batschelet, Milford, IA, was the other candidate in this race.

Race 2: Jennifer Zessin, Madison, NE, was re-elected to the Board. She has served on the FCSAmerica Board since 2009. Rodger Dean, Roca, NE, was the other candidate in this race.

Race 3: Cris Miller, Spearfish, SD, was re-elected to the Board. He has served on the FCSAmerica Board since 2012. Peter Paul Hegg, Sioux Falls, SD, was the other candidate in this race.

Board Appointments: Nick Jorgensen, Ideal, SD was re-appointed to the appointed stockholder position on the Board of Directors with a four-year term beginning April 1, 2020.

Robert Bruxvoort ended his service on the Board in March 2020. The Board and Association are thankful to him for his many years of service to the Association and its customer-owners.

The following customer-stockholders were elected to serve a one-year term on the Nominating Committee beginning April 1, 2020.

Nominating Committee Race

Elected

Alternate(s) in the order listed*

1

Jeff Burkley, Geneva, IA

Gary Mersch, Clare, IA

2

Brock Hansen, Baxter, IA

Kaleb Applegate, Marshalltown, IA

3

Jason Madden, Armstrong, IA

Mason J. Goodenow, Ida Grove, IA

4

Noah Taylor, Bouton, IA

Steve Renze, Manning, IA

5

Steve Dolch, Villisca, IA

Randy Rouse, Allerton, IA

6

Marisa Betson, Crawford, NE

Rodney Lamb, Anselmo, NE
Russell Mills, Morrill, NE

7

Shane Greckel, Bloomfield, NE

Jody Fuchtman, Creighton, NE
Robert Johnston, Clearwater, NE

8

Lisa Schole, Hooper, NE

Jeremy Heitmann, Chester, NE
Eric Cloet, Sutton, NE

9

Daniel Oedekoven, Sturgis, SD

Rick Fox, Hermosa, SD

10

Jason Frerichs, Wilmot, SD

Mark Mueller, Big Stone City, SD

11

Wyatt Walter, Howard, SD

Raymond C. Olson, Garretson, SD

12

Sharleen Castle, Bosler, WY

Randall Hruska, Fairview, WY

*In the event a Nominating Committee member becomes ineligible or is unable to serve, the alternate(s) will be contacted to serve in the order of the number of votes received (as listed above).


Get involved in your cooperative. Customer-owners can submit candidate profiles for open governance positions through June 1, 2020.

STOCKHOLDER RELATIONS CONTACT

For eligibility or election process questions, contact our Legal Specialist at sr@fcsamerica.com or 800-531-3905.