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

clark-pearson

Clark Pearson
Chairman
Miller Elevator Inc.
Reading

scott-morris
Scott Morris
KFSA
Hutchinson

scott-boyd
Scott Boyd
Koch Fertilizer Company
Wichita

dave-wilcox
Dave Wilcox
Farmway Coop
Beloit

 

dustin-kuntz

Dustin Kuntz
Second Vice Chairman
Harveyville Seed Co. Inc.
Harveyville

jim-grilliot
Jim Grilliot
Midwest Laboratories, Inc.
Hesston

dave-spears
Dave Spears
MKC
Moundridge

kevin-dieckmann

Kevin Dieckmann
United Suppliers
Olathe

kevin-brady

Kevin Brady
Immediate Past Chairman
Lang Diesel Inc.
Benton

justin-foss
Justin Foss
Performance Ag
Edson

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

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
Vice Chairman
Alliance Ag & Grain, LLC
Haviland

Tim Giesick
Garden City Coop
Garden City

Troy Coon
Gavilon Fertilizer
Nickerson

Bryan French
Frontier Ag
Oakley

Alan Goldsby
CHS
Overland Park

Rachel Hurley
Monsanto
St. Louis

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

Trae Green
Director of Communications and Marketing

Lisa A. Anschutz
Senior Director of Internal Operations

Mitzi Dodds
Executive Administrative Professional