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

January 2015 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on January 15, 2015

AURI Board of Directors meeting January 15, 2015 Embassy Suites 175 E 10th St St. Paul, MN

February 2015 Board of Directors retreat

Taking place on February 13, 2015

AURI Board of Directors retreat February 13-14, 2015 Hotel 340 340 Cedar St St. Paul, MN

See all AURI Board Meetings.

Board of Directors


Bleyhl, Julie

Minnesota Farmers Union


Brandli, Art

Minnesota Wheat Research & Promotion Council


Falk, Rep. Andrew

Minnesota House of Representatives

John Gilbertson

Gilbertson, John — Vice Chair

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation

John Goihl

Goihl, John — Secretary/Treasurer


Kim Hintz

Hintz, Kim


Ron Obermoller

Obermoller, Ron — Chair

Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council


Peterson, Richard

Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion Council


Schmit, Sen. Matt

Minnesota Senate