Board of Directors

AgriSafe’s Board includes individuals with diverse professional, personal, and educational backgrounds to ensure well-informed decision-making that advances AgriSafe’s mission.

Interested in learning more about the AgriSafe Board of Directors? Check out these resources:

Find out more about each of our current Board of Directors Members below:

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Mary Kay Nissen, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC – Chair

Shenandoah Medical Center

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Brian Hammer, MPA, CDS – Vice Chair

Nationwide Insurance -Agribusiness

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Andrew Esposito, B.S., C.E.S.O. – Treasurer

U.S. Sugar Corporation

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Greg Baker, CCA

General Manager for National Pecan LLC

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E’licia L. Chaverest

Assistant Director, Alabama A&M University Small Farms Research Center

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Damon Cleaton, MHA

Ag Producer, Cleaton’s 4E Farms

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Michelle Gardner

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Jenny Guzman

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Tim Higgins

Farm Credit Services of America

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Jayne Krull

Wisconsin Farm Center, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

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Paul Monaghan

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Bridget Paige, MA, CCTP, LPC-S

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Melissa Ploeckelman

Outreach Specialist, National Children’s Center for Rural Agriculture Health and Safety and the National Farm Medicine Center

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Greg Scott MS, RN, PHRN, TNS, Paramedic, CHW, CDP

Carle Health

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Amanda Wickman, MBA

Program Director, SW Ag Center, University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center