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Richard Bischoff

Committee co-chair. IANR associate vice chancellor for faculty and academic leader success. Professor, Child, Youth and Family Students, College of Education and Human Sciences. Particular interest in marshalling local resources to enable high-quality mental health care, especially among vulnerable and underserved populations and rural communities.

Jolene Messinger

Committee co-chair. Branch manager, SRB Capital Management, Inc., in McCook, Nebraska. Chair of the Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council. Board member, Middle Republican NRD.

Bekah Bankson

Retail strategic account manager at Corteva Agrisciences in Hordville, Nebraska. Master's degree in Agricultural and Extension Education Services from Purdue University.

Mary Emery

Director, Rural Prosperity Nebraska. Professor, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication. Wide-ranging experience in community building and related research in settings across the United States and globally.

Lindsay Hastings

Clifton professor in mentoring research for Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication. Research director, NHRI Leadership Mentoring, a leadership development program pairing college leaders with seventh- to 12th-grade leaders in a one-on-one investment relationship to grow individuals' ability to positively influence others.

Raymond Morse

Director of operations, Dried Meat Division at Henningsen Foods Inc., Norfolk, Nebraska.

Jay Rempe

Head of Rolling Prairie Economics in Lincoln, Nebraska. Former senior economist and vice president for government relations for the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation.

Jodi Storer

Librarian, Paxton Consolidated Schools in Sutherland, Nebraska. Board member, Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council.