Board of Directors

Board of Directors

AURI is governed by a board of directors made up of representatives of the state’s commodity groups, agribusiness and members of the Minnesota House and Senate agriculture committees. Meetings of the board are open to the public.


Upcoming AURI Board Meetings

Board of Directors Conference Call

Taking place on May 29, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015 7 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the Executive Director position description. If any member of the public would like to call in to this meeting, please call AURI’s Waseca office at 507.835.8990 by close of business on Thursday, May 28th in order to receive the appropriate information.

June 2015 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on June 18, 2015

AURI Board of Directors meeting June 18, 2015 8:30 am Minneapolis Marriott Northwest 7025 Northland Dr N Brooklyn Park, MN

See all AURI Board Meetings.

Board of Directors


Brandli, Art

Minnesota Wheat Research & Promotion Council

John Gilbertson

Gilbertson, John — Vice Chair

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation

John Goihl

Goihl, John — Secretary/Treasurer


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Hasnedl, Jerry

Minnesota Farmers Union

Kim Hintz

Hintz, Kim



Kiel, Rep. Debra

Minnesota House of Representatives

Ron Obermoller

Obermoller, Ron — Chair

Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council


Peterson, Richard

Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion Council


Schmit, Sen. Matt

Minnesota Senate