Board of Directors
Board members are recognized leaders from food and agricultural corporations, educational institutions, associations, trade media and production agriculture. The AFA Board of Directors meets three times annually to provide strategic and fiduciary oversight for the organization.
Senior Vice President, Finance, Energy and Processing and Food IngredientsCHS Inc.
Global Director Cotton & Sugar Production SystemsJohn Deere
Chief Technology OfficerLand O'Lakes, Inc.
Vice President and General Manager, Worldwide Agriculture DivisionTrimble Inc.
Chief Human Resources OfficerAGCO Corporation
Vice President U.S. CropBASF
Vice President, Marketplace EngagementFarm Credit
President and CEOValent
President, Global Seed Business PlatformCorteva Agriscience
SVP, Strategic Accounts & LicensingBayer Crop Science
President, Global Edible Oils SolutionsCargill
President & CEOAgriculture Future of America
Director, Human ResourcesBunge
R. Elaine Turner
Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life SciencesUniversity of Florida
President, Strategic CustomersADM
Susan Zaripheh, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Juice Category Lead for Technical Innovation & Supply ChainCoca-Cola
Chair & FounderC2FO
J. Mariner Kemper
Chair & CEOUMB Financial Corporation
L. Joshua Sosland
PresidentSosland Publishing Company
K. Russell WeathersAgriculture Future of America
AFA Alliance Representative
Territory Sales ManagerThunder Creek Equipment