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-brady
Kevin Brady
Chairman
Lang Diesel Inc.
Benton
scott-morris
Scott Morris
KFSA
Hutchinson
scott-boyd
Scott Boyd
Koch Fertilizer Company
Wichita
dave-wilcox
Dave Wilcox
Farmway Coop
Beloit
kevin-dieckmann
Kevin Dieckmann
United Suppliers
Olathe

clark-pearson
Clark Pearson
Vice Chairman
Miller Elevator Inc.
Reading
jim-grilliot
Jim Grilliot
Midwest Laboratories, Inc.
Hesston
dave-spears
Dave Spears
MKC
Moundridge

roger-long
Roger Long
Rosen’s Inc.
Great Bend

justin-foss
Justin Foss
Performance Ag
Edson
dustin-kuntz
Dustin Kuntz
Harveyville Seed Co. Inc.
Harveyville
johnny-schaben
Johnny Schaben
Golden Valley, Inc.
Rozel
bill-garner
Bill Garner
AGChoice
Weir

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

jon-ingebretson
Jon Ingebretson
CGB Fertilizer
Lenexa
kevin-tomka
Kevin Tomka
Dow AgroSciences
Overland Park
brian-bucl
Brian Bucl
Crop Production Services
Wichita
mark-wegner
Mark Wegner
ADM Wholesale Fertilizer
Overland Park

Not Pictured:
Lance Nelson
Second Vice Chairman
Alliance Ag & Grain, LLC
Haviland

Mike Shirley
Immediate Past Chairman
Winfield United
Oakley

Tim Giesick
Garden City Coop
Garden City

Troy Coon
Gavilon Fertilizer
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