As a borrower owned cooperative, Premier Farm Credit is governed by its Board of Directors.

The stockholders elect nine directors and those directors appoint a minimum of two non-Farm Credit stockholder directors to serve on the Board.

Wayne Midcap, Chairman
Wiggins

Mr. Midcap raises dryland wheat, millet, milo and has a certified seed wheat business. He was elected to the board in 2005, serves on the Compensation Committee, and is the District’s Association Leadership Representative and Farm Credit Council Representative.

Bruce Kokes, Vice Chairman
Crook

Mr. Kokes raises wheat, Proso millet, dryland sudex/millet hay and runs a cow/calf operation. He was elected to the Board in 2009.

Randy Kirkwood
Fleming

Mr. Kirkwood raises dryland wheat and has a cow/calf operation. He was elected to the board in 2017 and serves on the Compensation and Policy Review Committees.

Becky Lenz
Holyoke

Mrs. Lenz raises corn, potatoes, dry beans, wheat, has a cow/calf operation, backgrounds calves and has a Charolais herd. She was appointed to the board in 2010, is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is on the Audit Committee.

Lisa Shinn
Sterling

Mrs. Shinn is involved in her family’s farming operation, is a retired Ag Business Management professor, and provides private accounting counseling. She was elected to the Board in 2015 and serves on the Compensation and Audit Committees.

Rich Starkebaum
Haxtun

Mr. Starkebaum raises wheat, corn, millet, sorghum and runs a cow/calf operation. He was elected to the board in 2013, is Vice Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is on the Audit Committee.

Mark Oestman
Eckley

Mr. Oestman raises corn, soybeans, white wheat, canola and cattle. He was elected to the board in 2017, serves as Secretary of the Policy Review Committee, and is on the Compensation Committee.

Ryan Godsey
Wray

Mr. Godsey raises corn, beans, wheat and cattle. He was appointed to the Board in 2015 and is a member of the Compensation Committee and serves as Chairman of the Policy Review Committee.

Lyndsey Graves, Outside Director and Financial Expert
Holyoke

Mrs. Graves is a Certified Public Accountant. She was appointed to the Board in 2012,  is on the Compensation Committee, and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Allen Hutt
Merino

Mr. Hutt raises irrigated corn, wheat, hat, millet, has a cow/calf operation and has a custom hay business. He was elected to the Board in 2016 and is on the Compensation and Policy Review Committees.

Mike Brownell, Outside Director
Fleming

Mr. Brownell is a farmer and retired Instructor at Northeastern Junior College. He was appointed to the Board in 2016 and is on the Compensation and Policy Review Committees.