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2017 Election Results

Effective April 1, 2017, the Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) Board will be comprised of 15 members: 12 elected by customer-stockholders, one appointed customer-stockholder and two outside appointed Directors. FCSAmerica customer-stockholders elected two Directors to a 4-year term effective April 1, 2017:

Director Race 1:  Nick Hunt, Atlantic, IA, was the successful candidate. Nick has served on the Board since 2007. Dennis Marzen, Dougherty, IA, was the other candidate in this race.

Director Race 2: Kim Vanneman, Ideal, SD, was the successful candidate. Kim has served on the Board since 2007. Jason Frerichs, Wilmot, SD, and Chad Haselhorst, Brookings, SD, were the other candidates in this race.

FCSAmerica Director Retirements: The two customer-stockholder elected positions held by Tim Rowe and Jim Ehlers will not be filled as a part of the Board’s downsizing plan. Tim Rowe, Elwood, NE, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board in 2014, was elected to the AgriBank, FCB Board in March 2017. Jim Ehlers, Newell, IA, will be retiring from the Board on March 31, 2017. Jim has served on the FCSAmerica Board since 2009.

The following customer-stockholders were elected to serve a one-year term on the Nominating Committee beginning April 1, 2017.

Nominating Committee Territory & Race

Elected

Alternate(s) in the order listed

Iowa – 1

Ronald Rubsam, Hartley, IA

Eric Doolittle, Williams, IA

Iowa – 2

Mark Currie, Storm Lake, IA

David Koedam, Alvord, IA

Iowa – 3

David Hassebrock, Ames, IA

Luke Skalla, Scranton, IA

Iowa – 4

Shannon Eldridge, State Center, IA

Mark Daggy, Des Moines, IA

Iowa – 5

Mark Ogden, North Liberty, IA

W. Dave Roberts, Missouri Valley, IA

Nebraska – 1

Jake Wasserburger, Crawford, NE

Emery Fox, Harrison, NE

Nebraska – 2

Kevin Blakeman, Merna, NE

Jerry Tasler, Atkinson, NE

Nebraska – 3

Merlin Oswald, Madison, NE

Clark Bryan, Saint Edward, NE

Nebraska – 4

Howard Eltiste, Holdrege, NE

John Kaldahl, Hardy, NE

Nebraska – 5

William Stalder, Salem, NE

William Spiegel, Manhattan, KS

So. Dakota – 1

Deb Kukuchka, Belle Fourche, SD

Rebecca Holsti, Buffalo, SD

So. Dakota – 2

Jason Reed, Faith, SD

Dan Oedekoven, Sturgis, SD

So. Dakota – 3

Jeff Burg, Wessington Springs, SD

Mark Reindl, Wessington Springs, SD

So. Dakota – 4

Scott Brandenburger, Clear Lake, SD

N/A

So. Dakota – 5

Jim Petrik, Gayville, SD

Gordon Heber, Sioux Falls, SD
Richard Bonander, Valley Springs, SD

Wyoming – 1

Jerry Taylor, Fort Bridger, WY

N/A

Wyoming – 2

Vance Lungren, Jr., Worland, WY

Ron Rabou, Cheyenne, WY

Wyoming – 3

Denise Baars, Lusk, WY

Richard Schlenker, Meeteetse, WY

Wyoming – 4

Justin Mayfield, Midwest, WY

Lee Lohse, Linch, WY

Wyoming – 5

Martin Mercer, Hyattville, WY

N/A



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