Seeking Board Candidates

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MCIA Board Districts

Minnesota Crop Improvement Association is seeking candidates for 2 positions on its 11-member Board of Directors. The positions are: Director for District 1 and director for District 2 (see accompanying MCIA Board District map). The District 1 seat is currently held by Brad Barth, who is eligible for re-election. The District 2 seat is currently held by Bob Ehlers, who is not eligible for re-election.

These positions are Category A Directors, who are elected by and from the members of MCIA at its Annual Meeting to serve three-year terms. The Board of Directors is the Association’s policy-making body. It is required to hold at least two regular meetings per calendar year in addition to the Annual Meeting. MCIA’s 2022 Annual Meeting will be held January 12, 2022.

If you are interested in serving on the MCIA Board of Directors or would like to nominate someone, please contact MCIA President/CEO Fawad Shah at 1-800-510-6242 or by e-mail at