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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: Jess Sondgeroth (Platte)
Executive Director: Neal R. Foster (Brookings)

Jim Chilson (Florence)
Steve Kuecker (Webster)
Chris Lynch (McLaughlin)
Shaun McKay (Wall)
Paul Patterson (Draper)
Robert Rankin (Draper)
Henry Glen Roghair (Okaton)
Leo Warrington (Bristol)

John Killefer, Dean College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, South Dakota State University

STATE SEED CERTIFICATION BOARD

President: Jack Ingemansen, SDAES
Vice-President: Steve Kuecker, SDCIA
Secretary: Neal R. Foster, SDAES
Steven Van Tassel, SDCIA Member
Brenda Sievers, SD Department of Agriculture, Pierre

SDCIA-ORG