External Advisory Council

LeQuetia Ancar, Asst. Director Student Services,
and Multicultural Liaison Officer
Iowa State University
Terms: 2016-2019; 2019-2022

Brett Bell, Executive VP
Anuvia Plant Nutrients
Terms: 2020-2023

Stephen Bowers, EHS Manager
Cargill Protein/Fort Worth – Cookes
Terms: 2020-2023

Mark Cooper, VP Product Quality and Reliability
Vermeer Corporation
Terms: 2019-2022

Mike Betz, Manager-Systems and Application Engineering
Danfoss Power Solultions
Terms: 2019-2022

Mike Gauss, President
Kent Nutrition Group
Terms: 2020-2023

Barry Hager, Global M.E. Leader
John Deere Seeding Group
Terms: 2020-2023

Natalie Hanson, FSQR Sub Process Implementation Lead
Cargill, Inc.
Terms: 2021-2024

Keith Heiar, Manufacturing Strategy Manager
Caterpillar, Inc.
Terms: 2018-2021, 2021-2024

Ken Hoefling, Operating Partner
LFM Capital
Terms: 2020-2023

Jon Lyon, Global Program Manager
General Mills
Terms: 2019-2022

Emy Marroquin, Safety Specialist
Flint Hills Resources
Terms: 2020-2023

Matt Miller, Process Engineer
Pella Corp
Terms: 2017-2020, 2020-2023

Carl Orr, Senior Vice President of Operations
Lifecore Biomedical, Inc.
Terms: 2016-2019; 2019-2022

Christian Osborn, State Conservation Engineer
NRCS
Terms: 2020-2023

Miguel Rangel, Sales/Project Manager
PMI Iowa
Terms: 2020-2023

Kevin Stiles, Executive Director
Iowa Poultry Association/Iowa Egg Council
Terms: 2017-2020, 2020-2023

Stacy Thorson, Seed Technology and Innovation Team Leader
Corteva Agriscience
Terms: 2020-2023

Travis Van Genderen, Director, Supply Chain
AGCO – Jackson Operations
Terms: 2019-2022

Ryan Witt, Mechanical Design Manager
Ag Leader Technology
Terms: 2019-2022