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The State Ag and Rural Leaders group was formed as a 501 c(3) non-profit in 2006 at the 5th Annual Legislative Ag Chairs Summit in Tempe, Arizona. 
The first Legislative Ag Chairs Summit was in Dallas in 2002. 

articles of incorporation | Most recent federal 990 form

2018-2019 Officers

President

Representative Steve Kulik, Massachusetts

1st Vice President

Senator Brian Munzlinger, Missouri

2nd Vice President

Senator Eddie Fields, Oklahoma

Treasurer

Annette Sweeney, Iowa

Secretary

Senator Brent Jackson, North Carolina

Executive Secretary

Carolyn Orr, Ph.D.
corr@sarl.us

Legislative Board:

Representative Norine Hammond, Illinois

Senator Jean Leising, Indiana

Assemblymember Devon Mathis, California

Senator Carolyn McGinn, Kansas

Representative John Patterson, Ohio

Representative Brad Witt, Oregon

Private Board:

Dana Brooks, Pet Food Institute

Marlo Calico, International Fairs and Expositions

Thomas Iles, John Deere

Past Presidents:

Senator Larry Rhoden, South Dakota,

Senator Bill Heath, Georgia,

Senator David Johnson, Iowa,

Doug Jones, Idaho

Treasurer Emeritus

Representative Wes Belter, ND