AgStar Board of Directors
As a value-added cooperative, AgStar is directed and controlled by a 16-member board of directors. Our client-shareholders elect 14 directors. The elected board appoints the 2 outside directors.
The purpose of the AgStar Board is to provide high-level direction to ensure growth and success of the association. They set policies to guide management in daily operations and serve as a trustee for the investments of shareholders. Each year the Board members attend 16 to 18 meetings and other events, totaling an annual time commitment of approximately 45 days.
The Board has adopted the following key leadership traits for current and prospective directors:
- Strategic Leadership
- Governance & Accountability
- Core Business Knowledge
- Client Focus
- Engagement Practices
- Ethics, Integrity & Transparency