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Tim Graff Leads Ag Leadership Council

Members administer Nebraska LEAD Program.

March 30, 2010

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Tim Graff of Beatrice has been elected chairman of the Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council, the board that overseas the Nebraska LEAD program.

Other newly elected officers are Jon Holzfaster of Paxton, vice chairman; Burdette Piening of Lincoln, secretary; and Robert C. Andersen of Lincoln, treasurer.

The council's president is Terry Hejny, who also serves as the director of the Nebraska LEAD Program.

New board members are Larry Pearson of Bennington and Kelly Hodson of Osmond. Re-elected for a second three-year term were Andersen of Lincoln, Don Batie of Lexington, Bob Campbell of Denton, Bob Dickey of Laurel, Mike Maranell of Omaha and Piening of Lincoln.

Outgoing chair of the board, Doug Johnson of Wausa, was recognized for his service to the Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council, as were outgoing secretary of the board, Jan Jorgensen of Creighton, and board member, Mike Tomes of Utica.

Other board members include: Roger Alber of Blue Hill, Bob Balfany of Lincoln, Tom Hoegemeyer of Lincoln, Nolan Hueftle of Broken Bow, Fred Meyer of St. Paul, Rob Robertson of Hickman, Jodi Storer of Sutherland, Jaclyn Wilson of Lakeside, and Dan Duncan of Lincoln. Duncan serves as the UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources liaison representative.

The Nebraska LEAD Program includes men and women currently active in production agriculture and agribusiness and is a two-year leadership development program under the NALC in cooperation with the UNL's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

For more information, or to request an application for Nebraska LEAD XXIX, which will begin in September 2010, contact the Nebraska LEAD Program, 318 Biochemistry Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0763. You can also call 402-472-6810 or e-mail [email protected]. Applications will be due June 15.

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