Board of Directors

The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s Board of Directors is comprised of 15 members.

Four members are from the American Soybean Association (ASA), four members are from the United Soybean Board (USB), and seven seats represent trade, allied industry, and state organizations.

Executive Committee

Derek Haigwood

USSEC Chairman // USB Director – Arkansas

Monte Peterson

USSEC Vice-Chairman, ASA Director, Valley City, ND

James Traub

USSEC Treasurer // Clarkson Grain Company

Sharon Covert

USSEC Secretary // Illinois Soybean Association

Chris Arnold

The Scoular Company—Omaha NE

Brandon Bickham

The DeLong Company

Stan Born

ASA Director, Illinois

Todd Gibson

USB Board Member—Norborne, MO

Matthew Hopkins

Vice President, Export Trading, Archer Daniel Midland Co.

Darren Kadlec

USB Director, North Dakota

Brian Kemp

ASA Director, Iowa

Dawn Scheier

South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council

Kevin Scott

ASA Director – South Dakota

Aaron Skyberg

SK Food International

Doug Winter

USB Board Member—Mill Shoals, IL