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Atkisson Names 2019 NSP Legislative Committee Members

Atkisson Names 2019 NSP Legislative Committee Members
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2018 

Atkisson Names 2019 NSP Legislative Committee Members

LUBBOCK, Texas —National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman Dan Atkinson has appointed four new members to the NSP Legislative Committee and a new committee chairman. The new Chairman of the NSP Legislative Committee is board Vice Chairman Kody Carson of Olton, Texas. In addition to Carson, new members to the committee include Durward Dixon of Elida, New Mexico, Ethan Miller of Columbia, Missouri, and Chris Yaklin of Robstown, Texas.

These producers and 12 existing committee members will serve the sorghum industry, shaping future policy and guiding the organization on legislative matters in accordance with NSP’s mission to lead legislative and regulatory change through effective policy and relationships for a more profitable, diverse and competitive sorghum industry. Their leadership will be of particular importance this year as work to complete the farm bill and create industry-benefiting trade deals persists.

The 2019 National Sorghum Producers Legislative Committee members are:

Kody Carson | Olton, Texas – Chairman
Mike Baker | Trenton, Nebraska
Mike Brooks | Walsh, Colorado
Durward Dixon | Elida, New Mexico
Brittan Gruhlkey | Wildorado, Texas
Derek Haigwood | Newport, Arkansas
John Lowery | Rayville, Louisiana
Ethan Miller | Columbia, Missouri
Lance Russell | Hays, Kansas
Devin Schierling | Moundridge, Kansas
Adam Schindler | Reliance, South Dakota
Jim Sipes | Manter, Kansas
Samuel Sparks III | Mercedes, Texas
J.B. Stewart | Keyes, Oklahoma
John Williams | Enfield, Illinois
Kent Winter | Mount Hope, Kansas
Chris Yaklin | Robstown, Texas

New committee members had their first meeting Oct. 3, 2018.

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NSP represents U.S. sorghum producers and serves as the voice of the sorghum industry coast to coast through legislative representation, regulatory representation and education. To learn more about NSP, visit www.sorghumgrowers.com.

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Blackburn
External Affairs Director
National Sorghum Producers
jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com
806-749-3478