Directory Updates

Updates to the 2013-2014 NAWG Leadership and Policy Directory include: 

Kody Bessent’s (Texas Wheat) title is now vice president of legislative affairs and producer relations (Added Aug. 9, 2013)

Randy Suess‘ e-mail address has changed to rlsuess23 (at) (Added Aug. 9, 2013)

Updates to the 2012-2013 NAWG Leadership and Policy Directory include:

Tim Bartram at the Oklahoma Wheat Growers Association has a new e-mail address – (Added Dec. 4, 2012)

Kansas Wheat has moved to 1990 Kimball Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502. E-mail addresses and phone numbers remain the same. (Added Dec. 4, 2012)

Jay Hundley‘s email address has changed to (Added Dec. 4, 2012)

David Schemm‘s e-mail address has been updated to (Added Nov. 12, 2012)

The e-mail address for Marti Hubbs and the Wyoming Wheat Growers has changed to (Added Nov. 12, 2012)

Jane DeMarchi‘s cell phone number is incorrect as printed. It should be (202) 579-0766. (Added Oct. 23, 2012)

Mike Bouris passed away in August 2012.

Erik Younggren‘s updated address is Erik and Angela Younggren / 2041 308th St. / Hallock, MN 56728. (Added July 11, 2012)

Mike Bouris‘ updated address is Mike Bouris / Bouris Ranches / 33751 Zeiders Road / Menifee, CA 92584. (Added July 11, 2012)

Addition of U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc. (USCHI) as a bronze-level Associate Sponsor. Their website is

Brad Thykeson‘s cell phone number is incorrect as printed. It should be (701) 238-0790. (Added June 18, 2012)


Past updates, to the 2011-2012 NAWG Leadership and Policy Directory:

Wyoming Wheat‘s e-mail address, which goes to Marti Hubbs, is now wywheat (at) (Added Feb. 10, 2012)

Julian Roseth‘s email should be jTroseth (at) versus jroseth (at) – note the additional T. (Added Oct. 26, 2011)

Rex Martin‘s address and work phone information in the directory is incorrect. His address should be 4581 S. Forest Ave. / Springfield, MO 65810. His phone should be 417-890-0512. (Added Oct. 3, 2011)

Wayne Hurst‘s phone number is wrong in the directory. It should be (208) 670-1668. (Added July 2011)

As of July 1, Virginia Grain Producers Association (VGPA) has a new executive director and communications director. Their contact information is:

  • Patrick Cushing, VGPA Executive Director, 804-648-6299 x5835, patrick (at)
  • Ben Rowe, VGPA Communications Director, 804-648-6299 x5834, ben (at)
  • Mailing address information: Alliance Group, 9 South 12th Street, Suite 300 / Richmond, VA 23219 / 804-643-4490 fax

As of July 1, Zoe Olson is no longer with the Nebraska Wheat Growers Association. Until the Association hires new staff, contact Shawn Sullivan at 308-387-4228.

Blake Rowe is now the CEO for Oregon Wheat, which will encompass the Oregon Wheat Growers League and the Oregon Wheat Commission. His e-mail is browe (at) (Added June 14, 2011)

Bernard Peterson’s correct mailing address is 139 Castleton Drive / Bardstown, KY 40004. (Added June 7, 2011)

Washington’s representative to the NAWG Foundation Board is Eric Maier. His telephone numbers are 509-660-1473 (cell) and 509-659-1373 (home), and his e-mail address is maier (at) (Added May 26, 2011)

Tyson Raymond’s cell phone number is 541-969-9686.  His home number is 541-457-2471. (Added May 24, 2011)

Carl Schwab’s address should be 41249 139th St.,  Andover, SD 57422. (Added May 18, 2011)