Directors

In good hands

The Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA) board of directors is made up of 24 volunteer farmers who govern the organization’s use of checkoff and non-checkoff funds. These directors are elected on a statewide basis and represent four districts.

Directors are elected for a three-year term and elections take place every summer.

The board also has 11 ex-officio and non-voting members.

District I

Nancy Cline, Kirklin
Kendell Culp, Rensselaer
Jeanette Merritt, Peru
Dave Rodibaugh, Rensselaer
Denise Scarborough, LaCrosse
Joe Tulholski, LaPorte


District II

CJ Chalfant, Hartford City
Matthew Chapman, Springport
John Emmert, Ligonier
Elaine Gillis, Dunkirk
Carey McKibben, LaGrange
Larry Wilkinson, Kimmell


District III

Kevin Cox, Brazil
Levi Huffman, Lafayette
Mark Legan, Coatsville
Derika Lynam-Spaetti, Evansville
Gary McDaniel, Boonville
Craig Williams, Oaktown


District IV

Roger Bommer, Brookville
Jim Douglas, Flat Rock
Mike Koehne, Greensburg
Keevin Lemenager, Monrovia
Phil Ramsey, Shelbyville
Anngie Steinbarger, Edinburgh

Ex-Officio and Non-Voting Members


USB Director: Tom Griffiths, Kendallville
USB Director: Dave Lowe, Dunkirk
USB Director: Mark Seib, Poseyville
USB Director: Kevin Wilson, Walton
ASA Director: Kendell Culp, Rensselaer
ASA Director: Joseph Steinkamp, Evansville

Indiana Corn Marketing Council: Mike Beard, Frankfort
Indiana Corn Growers Association: Sarah Delbecq, Auburn
Purdue University: John Baugh, West Lafayette
Purdue University: Marshall Martin, West Lafayette
Dreyfus Commodities: Jeremy Mullins, Claypool
Dept. of Agriculture: Bruce Kettler, Westfield
Farm Bureau: Kevin Underwood, Indianapolis
Buyers and Warehouse Licensing: Harry Wilmoth, Indianapolis
Dupont Young Leader: Eric & Megan Scheller, Evansville



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ISA Committees 

The ISA also elects members to fill six committees. These committees are focused on specific initiatives, including governance, budget and finance as well as market supply and demands. See our full list of committee members below.

Executive Committee

  • Joe Tuholski, Chairman
  • David Rodibaugh, Vice Chairman
  • Matt Chapman, Secretary
  • Jim Douglas, Treasurer
  • Anngie Steinbarger, Committee Chair
  • Nancy Cline, Committee Chair
  • Phil Ramsey, Committee Chair
  • Staff: Courtney Kingery, Chantel Rammel, Chris Weldon

Grain Production & Utilization Committee

  • Nancy Cline, Chair
  • Roger Bommer
  • Matt Chapman
  • Kendell Culp
  • John Emmert
  • Mike Koehne
  • Mark Legan
  • Keevin Lemenager
  • Gary McDaniel
  • Phil Ramsey
  • Dave Rodibaugh
  • Larry Wilkinson
  • Ex Officios: Bruce Kettler, Ed Sheldon, Jeremy Mullins, Marshall Martin
  • Staff: Ed Ebert, Andy Tauer, Aly Wells, Julie Ohmen, Helena Jette, Robyn Shelley, Ariel Kittle, Steve Howell

Marketing & Communication Committee

  • Anngie Steinbarger, Chair
  • Jim Douglas
  • Elaine Gillis
  • Levi Huffman
  • Derika Lynam-Spaetti
  • CJ Chalfant
  • Carey McKibben
  • Jeanette Merritt
  • Denise Scarborough
  • Craig Williams
  • Kevin Cox


  • Staff:Hannah Vorsilak, Melanie Batalis, Lauren Taylor, Liz Kelsay, Dave Blower

Governance Committee

  • Matt Chapman, Chair
  • Kevin Cox
  • David Rodibaugh
  • Anngie Steinbarger
  • Mike Koehne
  • Nancy Cline
  • Keevin Lemanager


  • Staff: Courtney Kingery, Chris Weldon, Hannah Vorsilak

Membership & Policy Committee

  • Phil Ramsey, Chair
  • Elaine Gillis
  • Denise Scarborough
  • Levi Huffman
  • Derika Lynam-Spaetti
  • Craig Williams
  • Kendell Culp
  • John Emmert
  • Mark Legan
  • Gary McDaniel
  • Kevin Cox
  • David Rodibaugh
  • Anngie Steinbarger
  • Joe Tuholski
  • Matt Chapman
  • Nancy Cline
  • Keevin Lemenager
  • Mike Koehne
  • Jim Douglas
  • Staff: Lauren Taylor, Steve Howell 

Budget & Finance Committee

  • Jim Douglas, Chair
  • Roger Bommer – Grain Production & Utilization
  • Denise Scarborough – Marketing & Communications
  • Staff: Courtney Kingery, Anna McConnell, Chantel Rammel