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

April 2015 Board of Directors HR Retreat

Taking place on April 15, 2015

Board of Directors HR Retreat April 15, 2015 6-7:30 pm Embassy Suites 175 E 10th St. St. Paul, MN

April 2015 Board of Directors tour

Taking place on April 16, 2015

AURI Board of Directors tour April 16, 2015 8:30 am Embassy Suites 175 E 10th St. St. Paul, 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