Board of Directors

2022-23 Officers and Directors

President: Matt Creighton, J.D. Heiskell & Co.

Vice President:  Dan Mezger, Farmers Grain Elevator

Secretary/Treasurer: Kate Horstmann, Foster Farms


Past President: Blake Plourd, El Toro Export LLC.

John Austel, NuWest Milling LLC

Craig Bays, Cal By-Products

Tom Cook, J.R. Simplot AgriBusiness

Paul Cramer, Star Milling Co.

John Martin, Hunt & Behrens

Patti Murphy, Nutrius LLC

Christy Oliveira, Bivens & Company LLC

Mike Pires, Imperial Western Products

Travis Taylor, Pinnacle Premix LLC

Henry Weststeyn, Quality Grain Co.

Jesse Moran, Screw Conveyor Corp.

CEO: Chris Zanobini, CGFA


For a comprehensive list of the CGFA District Chairs, click here.

To view all Past Presidents of the CGFA Board of Directors, click here.