USB Elects New Leadership

By - Monday, December 10, 2018

At their annual meeting, the 73 farmer-directors of the United Soybean Board (USB) elected Keith Tapp, a fifth generation soybean farmer from Sebree, Kentucky as their chairman.

Nine directors were also elected to serve alongside Mr. Tapp on the executive committee:

  • Jim Carroll, Arkansas – Vice Chair
  • John Dodson, Tennessee – Secretary
  • Dan Farney, Illiniois – Treasurer
  • Gregg Fujan – Nebraska
  • Woody Green – South Carolina
  • David Iverson – South Dakota
  • Meagan Kaiser – MIssouri
  • Tom Oswald – Iowa
  • Mark Seib – Indiana

Rochelle Krusemark (Minnesota), Ralph Lott II (New York), and Doug Winter (Illinois) were elected to serve on the Strategic Management Committee.

Additionally, 16 new directors, appointed by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue in October, were sworn in by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

USSEC congratulates the new USB leaders and looks forward to continuing to partner with them in the coming year.