Committees – Legal Council admin October 27, 2023


Committee Chairman: Simon Buckner, Corporate Counsel, Bartlett and Company, Kansas City, MO
NGFA Staff Liaison: Charlie Delacruz and Lacy Holleman

This group provides input and strategies on broad legal issues affecting NGFA-member companies, and provides a forum for corporate legal experts to learn about cutting-edge legal developments affecting the industry, and to develop appropriate legal strategies on significant issues of industrywide importance.

Klint BeckendorfAssociate General CounselCGB Enterprises Inc.Covington, LA
Megan BelcherChief Legal & External Affairs OfficerScoularOmaha, NE
J. Michael BowmanVice President, General Counsel & Compliance OfficerZen-Noh Grain Corp.Covington, LA
Chip BucknerCorporate CounselBartlett Grain Company L.P.Kansas City, MO
Christine CastellanoThe Andersons Inc.Overland Park, KS
Herbert D. Frerichs, Jr.General Counsel & Corporate SecretaryPerdue AgriBusiness LLCSalisbury, MD
Neil GrealyChief Legal OfficerLouis Dreyfus CompanyWilton, CT
Dan HallDeputy General CounselGROWMARK Inc.Bloomington, IL
Jennifer HendersonVP, General Counsel, Corporate SecretaryCeres Global Ag CorpGolden Valley, MN
Jared HillSenior Director, Government & Industry AffairsBunge North America Inc.Washington, DC
Rebecca JonesChief Counsel Ag Services & OilseedsArcher Daniels Midland CompanyChicago, IL
Courtney KahleStaff AttorneyGROWMARK Inc.Bloomington, IL
Jay KroeseSenior AttorneyCargill IncorporatedMinneapolis, MN
Quinn KulikVice President & General CounselJ.D. Heiskell & Co.Omaha, NE
Todd LaffertyCo-Chief Executive OfficerWheeler Brothers Grain Co.Watonga, OK
Eric LarsonAssociate General CounselCHSInver Grove Heights, MN
Michelle MapesChief Legal & Administration Officer And Corporate SecretaryGreen Plains Inc.Omaha, NE
Rozan SimoniGeneral Counsel - North AmericaCOFCO InternationalChicago, IL
Mike TraxingerSVP & General Counsel, Govt. Affairs GAgtegra CooperativeAberdeen, SD