Chair (2022-2023)

Mary Emery

Professor and Director of the Rural Futures Institute
Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Vice Chair of Programs (2022-2023)

Margaret Stout

Professor and Director of Local Governance & Community Development
Department of Public Administration
West Virginia University

Vice Chair of Operations (2022-2023)

Stephen Jeanetta

Associate Dean
University of Minnesota Extension

Treasurer (2022-2025)

Lionel "Bo" Beaulieu

Professor Emeritus, Center for Regional Development
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University

Secretary (2022-2025)

Lisa Gilchrist

General Manager
Community and Social Development
Town of Stony Plain (Alberta, Canada)


Director (2020-2023)

Dilip Patil

Director (2021-2024)

Mark Brennan

Director (2021-2024)

Zachary Wood

Director (2021-2023)

Celina Tchida

Director (2022-2025)

James Calvin

Director (2022-2025)

Neil Linscheid

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