Chris is a Certified Marketing Consultant with Alpha Media USA. With 251 radio stations in 53 markets nationwide, eleven in Nebraska, Alpha Media is a diversified local media, digital, entertainment and event marketing company. Committed to serving the local communities and businesses, Chris develops marketing strategies for clients to build and promote their brand. She works with numerous organizations and companies in the agricultural industry as well as sports marketing, music and event promotion. Chris serves as Chairman of the American Advertising Federation of Lincoln, is active in the Lincoln Chapter of the American Marketing Association, is President of the Nebraska Agribusiness Club, serves as a member-at-large on the Community Health Charities Board of Directors and is a volunteer with the Farmer Veteran Coalition in addition to other committees and groups.
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President Elect – Ann Bruntz
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Vice President – Boone McAfee
Boone McAfee is Director of Research for the Nebraska Corn Board. His primary responsibilities include research, economic analysis/market intelligence, industrial uses of corn, and first purchaser and seed industry relations. Boone manages the Nebraska Corn Board’s portfolio of checkoff funded research projects ranging from agricultural production/management, new uses of corn, and ethanol co-product research and promotion. Boone also administers and promotes the development of stewardship projects that relate to corn production and efficiency, such as water quality and quantity, nutrient management, soil health, and agricultural sustainability.
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Treasurer – Matt Wiegand
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Secretary – Megahn Schafer
Megahn Schafer is the Executive Director of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to engage students, educators, and the general public to promote an understanding of the vital importance of agriculture in the lives of all Nebraskans. Primary programs include Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom, the Ag Pen Pal program, Ag Promotion and Education, student scholarships, and awards for educators and young agricultural leaders. Megahn graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the College of Business Administration. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Megahn maintains active membership and volunteer positions with the Nebraska Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, the Nebraska Agri-Business Club, the Omaha Agribusiness Club, Lincoln Public Schools, and First Lutheran Church.
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Communications Chair – Sandra Kavan
Sandra Kavan is the Allied Industry Services Director for the Nebraska Pork Producers Association. In her role, Sandra coordinates, promotes and manages all programs involving Allied Industry members and Strategic Investment Program (SIP) members. Sandra earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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