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CHS Owners Elect New Board Member, Pass Bylaws Amendments
Michigan Ag Connection - 12/07/2022

CHS Inc. owners elected five board members to three-year terms during the cooperative's 2022 annual meeting held in Minneapolis, Minn. CHS Inc. is the nation's leading agribusiness cooperative and is owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States.

Reelected to three-year terms were:

- Al Holm, who raises corn, soybeans, sweet corn, peas and hay with his family near Sleepy Eye, Minn., representing Region 1 (Minnesota)

- Kevin Throener, who raises corn, soybeans, alfalfa and cattle with his family near Cogswell, N.D., representing Region 3 (North Dakota)

- Hal Clemensen, who raises corn, soybeans and wheat with his wife in Brown and Spink counties in South Dakota, representing Region 4 (South Dakota)

- Mark Farrell, who raises corn and soybeans with his brother and son in Dane County, Wis., representing Region 5 (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin)

Jerrad Stroh succeeds former director Steve Riegel, who retired from the Board on Dec. 2, and will represent CHS members in Region 8 (Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas). Stroh raises corn and soy beans with his family in Adams County, Neb.

The following CHS Board members were elected to one-year officer terms:

- Dan Schurr, LeClaire, Iowa, reelected chair

- Scott Cordes, Wanamingo, Minn., elected first vice chair

- Russell Kehl, Quincy, Wash., reelected secretary treasurer

- C.J. Blew, Castleton, Kan., elected second vice chair

- Holm, reelected assistant secretary-treasurer

CHS owners voted to approve amendments to the CHS Bylaws that give the CHS Board flexibility to schedule regional caucuses and director elections at a time and location that will enable the most owners to participate in CHS governance.

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, agronomy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to creating connections to empower agriculture, helping its farmer-owners, customers and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, seed, crop protection products, grain marketing services, production and agricultural services, animal nutrition products, foods and food ingredients, and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries and pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenexn brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

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