New NAFB Members

Please help welcome the following new members to NAFB. 

Broadcast Council

  • Brandon Blue, Farm Broadcaster, Big Show Radio, Des Moines, IA (Previously with Iowa Agribusiness Network)
  • Jeanne Boland, Farm Director-KNEB Radio, KRVN/Rural Radio Network, Scottsbluff, NE
  • Carah Hart, Farm Broadcaster, Red River Farm Network, Grand Forks, ND
  • Charmayne Hefley, Broadcaster, California Ag Today, Madera, CA
  • Nathan Stuedle, Farm Director, KMZU/KRLI Radio, Carrollton, MO


  • Marina Barnes, VP Marketing, Farmers Edge, Shakopee, MN
  • Amy Bugg, VP Communications, Verdesian Life Sciences, Leawood, KS
  • Kelsey Hall, Assistant Professor, Utah State University, Logan, UT
  • Jody Heemstra, Public Affairs Manager, South Dakota Department of Agriculture, Pierre, SD (Previously with Red River Farm Network)
  • Mary Price, Communications Associate, National Association of Conservation Districts, Washington, DC
  • Ricky Telg, Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Management and Sales Council

  • Jenny Butterfield, Sales Manager, KMZU/KRLI Radio, Carrollton, MO
  • Miles Carter, Vice President and General Manager, KMZU/KRLI Radio, Carrollton,
  • John Craft, KONA Radio, Pasco, WA 99302

Student Members

  • Samantha Capoun,  Kansas State University
  • Kelsi Christian,  Texas Tech University
  • Kenzie Johnston,  The Ohio State University
  • Terence Larson, Utah State University
  • Carli Miller, University of Illinois,
  • Michele Payne, University of Arkansas
  • Maria Rey, Texas Tech University
  • Brooke Rieke Schanowski, The Ohio State University
  • Brandon Roiger, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Dentin Schwartz, University of Arkansas
  • Cody Smith, Iowa State University
  • Hanan Southard, University of Arkansas
  • Trevor Surrock, Cal Poly Technical
  • Courtney Wingate, Texas Tech University