The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association is a volunteer organization whose membership includes over 700 agribusiness firms that are primarily retail facilities that supply fertilizers, crop protection chemicals, seed, petroleum products and agronomic expertise to Kansas farmers. KARA’s membership base also includes ag-chemical and equipment manufacturing firms, distribution firms and other various businesses associated with the retail crop production industry.

Our Mission

KARA is committed to professional development and business viability for the plant nutrient and crop protection retail industry.

Board of Directors

kevin-bradyKevin Brady
Chairman
Lang Diesel Inc.
Benton
scott-morrisScott Morris
KFSA
Hutchinson
scott-boydScott Boyd
Koch Fertilizer Company
Wichita
dave-wilcoxDave Wilcox
Farmway Coop
Beloit
kevin-dieckmannKevin Dieckmann
United Suppliers
Olathe

clark-pearsonClark Pearson
Vice Chairman
Miller Elevator Inc.
Reading
jim-grilliotJim Grilliot
Midwest Laboratories, Inc.
Hesstondave-spearsDave Spears
MKC
Moundridge

roger-longRoger Long
Rosen’s Inc.
Great Bend

justin-fossJustin Foss
Performance Ag
Edsondustin-kuntzDustin Kuntz
Harveyville Seed Co. Inc.
Harveyville
johnny-schabenJohnny Schaben
Golden Valley, Inc.
Rozel
bill-garner
Bill Garner
AGChoice
Weir

o-j-pearlO.J. Pearl
J.B. Pearl Sales & Service
St. Marys

jon-ingebretson
Jon Ingebretson
CGB Fertilizer
Lenexakevin-tomkaKevin Tomka
Dow AgroSciences
Overland Parkbrian-buclBrian Bucl
Crop Production Services
Wichitamark-wegnerMark Wegner
ADM Wholesale Fertilizer
Overland Park

Not Pictured:
Lance Nelson
Second Vice Chairman
Farmers Coop Co.
Haviland

Mike Shirley
Immediate Past Chairman
SFP
Oakley

Tim Giesick
Garden City Coop
Garden City

Troy Coon
Gavilon
Nickerson

Staff

Tom R. Tunnell
President & CEO

Ron Seeber
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Staci Storey
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Randy Stookey
Vice President and General Counsel

Shari D. Bennett
Vice President of Event Planning

Samantha Tenpenny
Director of Member Services

Devon Stewart
Marketing & Communications Specialist

Lisa A. Anschutz
Senior Director of Internal Operations

Mitzi Dodds
Executive Administrative Professional