Gary Wagner, CAC, owner of Great Earth Agri-Business, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, was elected president of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants at the organization’s annual meeting held here recently.
Wagner holds a master’s degree in Dairy Science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He joined ASAC in 1996 and received his Certified Agricultural Consultant designation in 1998. He provides a variety of business consulting services for agricultural producers and agri-business with his business being split between Wisconsin and California.
Other newly elected officers for ASAC are: President-Elect Paige Gilligan, CAC, Rabobank, NA, based in Fresno, California; Vice President/Secretary Russell Morgan, CAC, Covenant Accounting and Tax Services, PLLC, Paducah, Kentucky; Chief Financial Officer Erin Pirro, Farm Credit East, Enfield, Connecticut, and; Immediate Past President Peggy Raisanen, CAC, Hurley & Associates, Annandale, Minnesota.
Elected to the Board of Directors was John M. Jackson, CAC, Agricultural Management Group, Great Bend, Kansas. Continuing in terms on the Board are: Kurt Ehnle, CAC, Ferguson Group (Peoria), Edelstein, Illinois; Robert Mehrle, Ph.D., CAC, Agricultural Information Management, Lambert, Mississippi, and; Robert E. Lee, CAC, Lee Agribusiness Connections, Inc., Harrison, Maine.