Three New Directors Elected, Bylaws Amended
Golden Growers members elected: Brady Koehl, of Hancock, MN as At-Large Director for a 1-Year term; Chris Johnson of Great Bend, ND as Central District Director for a 1-Year term; and Blane Benedict of Sabin, MN as North District Director for a 2-Year term. In addition, Matthew Hasbargen was re-elected as an At-large Director for a 3-Year term and Brett Johnson was re-elected as a Central District Director for a 3-Year term.
Members also approved the proposed bylaw amendment.
At the 2023 Annual Meeting, there will be a vacancy in the North district for a 3-year term. Please contact Scott Stofferahn if you have an interest in serving on the Board.
Annual Meeting Honors Retiring Directors
David Benedict, Byron Koehl and Nick Pyle retired from the Golden Growers Board at the conclusion of the 2022 Annual Meeting. All three were first elected in 2010 and served on the Board a total of 12 years.
Most recently, Benedict and Koehl served on the Strategic Planning Committee. Pyle served as 1st Vice-Chair and as Chairman of the Finance & Audit Committee.
“David, Byron and Nick distinguished themselves as exceptional directors. We were fortunate to benefit from their broad agricultural, agribusiness, and financial expertise. On behalf of the Board, thank you for your time, talent and friendship,” stated Harless.