Committees – Safety, Health and Environmental Quality admin October 27, 2023


Committee Chairman: Jason Eardley, Director, Quality & Food Safety, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Decatur, IL
NGFA Staff Liaisons: Jess McCluer and David Fairfield

This committee focuses on operations-related issues and proactively represents the industry’s interests on mat­ters affecting occupational safety and health, as well as the environment.  In so doing, it interacts extensively with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Environmental Protection Agency.  It also develops regulatory compliance guidance and education/training materials for use by the industry to enhance employee safety and health.

Michelle BublitzEnvironmental DirectorBunge North America Inc.Chesterfield, MO
Casey ChasteenSER AssistantMFA IncorporatedColumbia, MO
Lyle ChockGeneral Mills Inc.Minneapolis, MN
Charles CoffeyDirector, Corporate SafetyAg Processing Inc.Omaha, NE
Scott CogbillRegional SHE ManagerLouis Dreyfus Company LLCKansas City, MO
Brian CordermanSafety And Compliance ManagerTriangle Cooperative Service CompanyEnid, OK
Jason EardleyDirector, Process SafetyArcher Daniels Midland CompanyDecatur, IL
Matt FrederkingVice President, Regulatory Affairs & QualityMid America Pet FoodMt Pleasant, TX
Paul GoochSafety DirectorCGB Enterprises Inc.St. Louis, MO
Brian GrimmDirector Of Safety, Health & EnvironmentBartlett Grain Company L.P.Kansas City, MO
Wayne HudsonVice President, Grain OperationsPerdue AgriBusiness LLCSalisbury, MD
Ryan JanssenEHS DirectorKey CooperativeRoland, IA
Kelly JorgensenDirector Of Environmental ComplianceAg Processing Inc.Omaha, NE
Ben KitzmillerSafety & Environmental Operations LeadGeneral Mills Inc.Minneapolis, MN
Austin KocherCultura Technologies Inc.Ottawa, IL
Chuck KunischCorporate Safety DirectorMichigan Agricultural CommoditiesLansing, MI
Shawn LambertSafety & Risk ManagerCo-Alliance Cooperative Inc.Avon, IN
Michael LesmeisterSenior Operations ManagerScoularOmaha, NE
Stuart LetcherExecutive Vice PresidentNorth Dakota Grain Dealers AssociationFargo, ND
Beth LockenDirector, Safety And EnvironmentalAgtegra CooperativeAberdeen, SD
Diane MadisonRegional EHS ManagerLand O'Lakes Inc.Arden Hills, MN
Noland MorrisDirector, Environmental Health & SafetyScoularOmaha, NE
Jim NolteSafety DirectorWisconsin Agri-Business AssociationMadison, WI
Matt RichardsonEHS DirectorCargill IncorporatedMinneapolis, MN
Stephanie SimmsEnvironmental SpecialistCHSInver Grove Heights, MN
Matt Surdick, Country OperationsHealth & Safety ManagerCHSInver Grove Heights, MN
Stanley ThessenDirector-Safety, Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Dept.MFA IncorporatedColumbia, MO
Jim ValleroyEnvironmental DirectorCGB Enterprises Inc.Saint Louis, MO
Brian WanzenriedDirector Of EnvironmentalViterraOmaha, NE
Jeff WeakleyHead Of Safety, US Assets/Superintendent, Cahokia FacilityCOFCO InternationalCahokia, IL
Reginald WilliamsonRegional Safety ManagerBunge North America Inc.Chesterfield, MO
Jeffrey WillisSenior Safety & Security ManagerPerdue AgriBusiness LLCSalisbury, MD
Melissa WilsonSafety & Environmental ManagerMountaire FarmsMillsboro, DE
Donald WrayDierctor Of OperationsThe Andersons Inc.Maumee, OH