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NAWG Officers

Paul Penner, President

Brett Blankenship, First Vice President

Gordon Stoner, Second Vice President

David Schemm, Secretary Treasurer

Bing Von Bergen, Immediate Past President

NAWG Staff Members

NAWG staff members can be contacted at 202-547-7800, at wheatworld (at) or via individual e-mail addresses listed on their bio pages.

Jim Palmer, Chief Executive Officer

Jinger Eberspacher, Building and Office Manager/Assistant to the CEO

Will Stafford, Director of Government Affairs for Trade, Transportation and Commodity Markets

Keira Franz, Environmental Policy Advisor 

Hugh Whaley, Director of Corporate Relations

Elizabeth (Liz) Leith, CPA, Director of Finance

Kayla Bullerman, Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Molly O’Connor, Director of Risk Management

Board and Committee Members

New members of the NAWG Board of Directors are seated at each year’s Commodity Classic. A list of those seated at the 2014 Classic is available here.