2020 – 2021 NAFBAS Committee List


Executive Committee

Conducts the annual meeting, makes committee assignments, conducts the Board of Directors meeting, and carries out duties as provided in the by-laws and as directed by the membership through the Board of Directors.
NameLocationPosition Held
Laura PowersKentuckyPresident
Alex MedinaNebraskaVice-President
Anthony BarrettNebraskaSecretary - Treasurer
John JonesMichigan Past President
Jim McCabeIllinoisExecutive Director


Assist in the planning and site selection of the upcoming national meeting with the host state. Develop additional professional development opportunities as directed by the membership.
John Jones (MI) - ChairJoel Marquardt (WI)Delyn Marshall (IL)Douglas Dillivan (IA)Michelle Seifert (NE)
Laura Powers (KY)Krista Lottinville (IL)Tabbie Weber (WI)


Combines the efforts of three previous committees: Association Analysis, Farmer Usage of Computers, and Tax Preparation with Computers. To provide methods for members to stay informed of technology by advances which assist our programs. To study various analysis programs. To study new computer software. To suggest services NAFBAS members can utilize to enhance our programs.
Jessie Shoopman (IL) - ChairMark Dikeman (KS)Abbey Baker (IL)Eric Hofland (IA)Brad Zwilling (IL)
Alex Medina (NE)Jonathan McGuire (IL)Jessica Korb (WI)Will Feldkamp (KS)


Combines the efforts of four previous committees: Audit, Membership, Policy, and Public Relations. Conduct annual audit of NAFBAS treasurer books. Monitor, review, and recommend changes to by-laws and code of ethics. Work with host state to provide publicity for NAFBAS meeting and for member recognition in their local area. Recognize new members and retiring members.
Ruth Ann McGrew (IL) - ChairRachel Hill (IL)Debra Lueloff (WI)Sarah Ehrnthaller (IL)
Suzy Martin (KY)Jared Gonnering (WI)

Professional Papers

Recognize efforts by members to submit professional papers for review at the NAFBAS annual meeting.
Kent Vickre (IA) - ChairMichael Harer (WI)Bob Rhea (IL)Jerry Pierce (KY)Kevin Herbel (KS)

National Farm Financial Standards

Serve as the NAFBAS representative on the FFS committee, keep our members updated on the developments and issues related to FFS, and carry our concerns and positions to FFS.
Renee Setzer (WI) - ChairAnthony Barrett (NE)Mark Wood (KS)Cody Stewart (IL)
Bob McHuch (IA)

Conference Resource & Fundraising

This committee works with NRFBMEA to solicit funds for conference support.
Brett Goodwin (IL)Taylor Schmitt (IL)Tina Lebrun (MN)Dean Ziegler (WI)

USDA Committee - Joint Committee with NFRBMEA & North Central Extension

Bruce Fowler (MO)Jeff Johnson (IL)Gary Schnitkey (IL)
Kevin Klair (WI)Steve Verhasselt (WI)Tom Thaden (IA)

2021 Conference Planning

This group has planned the NFBM Conference that will be held at Hilton Head, SC
Tina Barrett (NE)Anthony Barrett (NE)Alex Medina (NE)Bailee Wellman (NE)
Kylie Abbenhaus (NE)Adam Kantrovich (SC)The Barrett Girls (NE)

2022 NFBMC Planning Committee

Myron Oftendahl (MN)Lori Tonak (SD)Carla Doubet (IL)
This group will be planning the 2022 NFBM Conference to be held in Fort Collins, CO.

2023 Conference Planning

John Jones (MI)