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Organization and Membership

The Benefits of Membership

SDCIA provides a strong, respected and effective voice in support of crop agriculture.  SDCIA opens a line of communication regarding research, production trends, regulations and other aspects.  For full appreciation of the many benefits enjoyed by SDCIA members, visit with any state or county director, any member or any grower of certified seed, or fax, write, or e-mail:

South Dakota Crop Improvement Association
Neal Foster, Executive Director-SDCIA/Manager-Seed Certification
Daniel Olson, Assistant Manager-Seed Certification

The SDCIA Organization

COUNTY CROP IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATIONS

County Directors
County Executive Committees

SOUTH DAKOTA CROP IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

Membership includes six Regional Directors (two from each of three regions: North, South, and West); four At-Large Directors; one Class C Director; and one Executive Director.  The Board of Directors elects a president, vice-president, and secretary/treasurer and appoints two standing committees.

President: Bryan Jorgensen (Ideal)
Vice-President: Leo Warrington (Bristol)
Executive Director: Neal R. Foster (Brookings)

Jess Sondgeroth (Platte)
Jim Chilson (Florence)
Shaun McKay (Wall)
Leon Koeppe (Claire City)
Henry Glen Roghair (Okaton)
Paul Patterson (Draper)
Robert Rankin (Draper)
Leo Warrington (Bristol)

Barry Dunn, Dean - College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences, South Dakota State University

STATE SEED CERTIFICATION BOARD

President: Jack Ingemansen, SDAES
Vice-President: Floyd Hansmeier, SDCIA
Secretary: Neal R. Foster, SDAES
Derek Eisenbeisz, SDCIA Member
Brenda Sievers, SD Deptartment of Agriculture, Pierre

SDCIA-ORG