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

November 2017 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on November 16, 2017

Board of Directors meeting & food focus presentation November 16, 2017 Location TBD

December 2017 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on December 14, 2017

Board of Directors meeting December 14, 2017 Location TBD

See all AURI Board Meetings.

Board of Directors

Brandli, Art — Secretary-Treasurer

Minnesota Wheat Research & Promotion Council

Draheim, Sen. Rich

Minnesota Senate

Gilbertson, John — Vice Chair

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation


Hasnedl, Jerry

Minnesota Farmers Union

Johnson, Larry


Debra Kiel

Kiel, Rep. Debra

Minnesota House of Representatives

Obermoller, Ron — Chair

Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council

Schafer, John

Minnesota Beef Council

Zullo, Jill