MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) announced new directors for its Associates board and International board during its GEAPS Exchange, which was Feb. 21-24 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Elected to three-year terms as International directors were:

• Chris Blair, NEW Cooperative, Greater Iowa Chapter
• Steve Myers, Bunge Milling, Kansas City
• Robert Taylor, Cargill, Minneapolis

Barb Quandt, West Central, Great Iowa, was elected to 2nd vice-president:

The International board of director officers for 2015-2016 are:

• First Vice-President Marcus Neal, Lansing Trade Group, Kansas City
• President Matthew Kerrigan, Bunge North America, Gulf South
• International Board Chair Jim Jundt, Pacific Ethanol Columbia LLC, Inland Empire

New directors were also named for the Associates board, which functions as a standing committee within the governance structure.

Elected to a one-year term was:

• Eric Kelley, JMI Covers, Tri-State Chapter
Elected to a two-year term as director was:

• Bill Pickell, The Lakeland Companies, Minneapolis

Elected to three-year terms as directors were:

• Ross Carlson, Chief Agri Industrial Division, Minneapolis
• Regan Heaton, SCAFCO Grain Systems, Non-Chapter
• Janice Kantola, The Lakeland Companies, Michigan/So Ontario
• Greg Van Sickle, Tri-State Grain Conditioning Inc, Northern Iowa

Associates board officers for 2015-2016 are:
• Secretary Cheryl Lansink, Comco, Siouxland
• Vice-President Colin McClure, PMI Nebraska, Greater Nebraska
• President Jeff Roumph, WD Patterson Co, Kansas City

The Associates board officers also serve as International board directors. The Associates board bylaws define the board structure.