Nebraska Farm Bureau is governed by an elected Board of Directors, all of whom are farmers or ranchers.
Mark McHargue, President
Mark McHargue is a fourth-generation farmer producing pork, corn, popcorn, and soybeans in Merrick County. McHargue and his wife Judi have four adult children and six grandchildren.
Sherry Vinton, 1st Vice President
Sherry Vinton operates a cow-calf operation near Whitman. Sherry is an Arthur County Farm Bureau member.
Katie Olson, 2nd Vice President, North Central District
Katie Olson grows corn and soybeans and raises cow/calf pairs near Atkinson. Katie is a Holt County Farm Bureau member.
Dennis Beethe, Southeast Region
Dennis Beethe is a Johnson County Farm Bureau member and has a cow/calf operation in Elk Creek.
Kevin Peterson, Central District
Kevin Peterson raises livestock and grows row crops near Osceola. Kevin is a Polk County Farm Bureau member.
Martey Stewart, Northeast District
Martey Stewart raises cows and calves near Dixon. Martey is a Dixon County Farm Bureau member.
David Grimes, South Central District
David Grimes grows irrigated corn, soybeans, and alfalfa near Minden. David is a Kearney/Franklin County Farm Bureau member.
Dustin Ladenburger, Southwest District
Dustin Ladenburger grows dryland wheat, corn, milo, and has a cow/calf operation near Stratton. Dustin is a Hitchcock County Farm Bureau member.
Hilary Maricle, At-Large
Hilary Maricle grows corn, soybean and alfalfa, and raise cattle, hogs, and sheep near Albion. Hilary is a Boone County Farm Bureau member.
Jason Perdue, At-Large
Jason Perdue works for a family-owned Agriculture Retail company and he and his wife Karah runs the family’s contract poultry operation and raise corn and soybeans with Jason’s family near York. Jason is a York County Farm Bureau member.
Lance Atwater, Youth At-Large Director
Lance Atwater has a cow/calf operation and grows row crops. Lance is a Adams/Webster County Farm Bureau member.