NAFB Election 2020

National President Elect Profile: Spencer Chase

This organization has been an integral part of my personal professional development since my first days as a student member. I want to do everything I can to make sure NAFB can play that same role for future generations of farm broadcasters and the agricultural industry as a whole.

AIC Election Profile: Paul Murhphy-Spooner

As a proud advocate for the National Association of Farm Broadcasters throughout my career, spanning agency and trade associations, it’d truly be an honor to serve as the Allied Industry Council representative on the NAFB Board of Directors. Whether it’s attending the NAFB Trade Talk or ensuring the NAFB News Service is part of our public relations strategy, I’ve always stressed the importance of reaching our farmers through radio.

AIC Election Profile: Katana Ewbank

A native of rural Missouri, Katana Ewbank knew from an early age that agriculture was in her future. That path led her to Oklahoma State University and a series of agency jobs after graduation ranging from public relations to strategy, all focused squarely on agriculture.

National Vice President Election Profile: Terry Henne

Since 1975, I have attended the NAFB Convention every year and been proud to be a voting member since 1977.  I am at the point of my career when now my employer and I am willing to take the steps necessary for me to help lead the organization I sincerely believe in, into a new era of informing new generations of consumers and agriculture professionals of the importance of production agriculture at home and around the world. 

National Vice President Election Profile: Joe Gill

Born and raised on a Stearns County dairy farm in Central Minnesota. I've worked at KASM Radio in Albany - located just 2 miles down the road from the family farm - since the summer of 1999. I've been Farm Director since 2009. 

East Region VP Profile: DeLoss Jahnke

I have spent most of my professional career in farm broadcasting. I would like to give back to an industry and an organization that has provided so much for me. I want to help promote our industry. Even though it has had great changes over the years, its relevance and importance has not changed.

AIC Election Profile: Chad Colby

When agriculture's leaders seek superlative insight and expertise in new and emerging technologies they turn to Chad Colby.  Chad is the founder and principal of Colby AgTech, where he works with progressive farmers, leading companies and government agencies to provide deeper understanding of new technologies and recommendations on its practical applications.

MSC Election Profile: Tim Marshall

During my career, I have worked in Farm Radio on the On-Air side, but primarily in Sales and Management.  My current position is CEO of the Nebraska Rural Radio Association.