| Meet our Board of Directors |
|Rodney Kirchhoff is the New President of Hutchinson Coop's Board of Directors. He has been a member of Hutchinson Coop since 1995. Rodney and his wife, Tammy run 250 acres of corn and soybean rotation. He currently serves as the treasuer of the Sumter Hassan Valley ditch association. Rodney continues to farm along with the help of his brothers sharing equipment and labor. |
| || Mandy Dammann is the New Vice President on the Huchinson Co-ops Board of Directors. Currently she resides in Glencoe on the family farm with her husband Matt and their two girls Jurney, who is 11 and Paizley, who is 4. Mandy's brother Bill Gebhardt and herself are the third generation on their family farm. They raise corn, soybeans, hay, and some small grains, as well as a small beef cow/calf and feedlot operation. Currently she is a member of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, American Quarter Horse Association, and the North American Draft Horse Association. In the past she has also been a member of the McLeod County Mounted Sheriff’s Posse. Her favorite hobby is spending quality time with the family. When she's not hanging out with the family you can find her horseback riding, gardening, canning and running the small scale farm with her team of draft horses. |
| || Joe Tauer is the Secretary/Treasurer on the Hutchinson Co-op’s Board of Directors. He has been on the board since 1999. He was an advisory member representing the Farmer’s Elevator Association on the Hutchinson Co-op Board. He has been farming since 1983. He has also spent several winters working at Green Giant, Nature Fresh and Nordic Track. Joe was born and raised in Hutchinson. He is currently running the family farm. He has a BS degree in Accounting from St Cloud State University. He is a member of the Corn and Soybean Grower’s Association and NFIB. He volunteers at St Anastasia Church and School. |
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Dean Zimmerman is a Director on the Hutchinson Co-ops Board of Directors. Dean lives in the Brownton area with his wife Janel. They have two sons Nathan married to Marie and Ryan married to Molly along with 4 grandchildren. All members of Dean's family assist in the operation of the farm. Dean has farmed for 41 years and has been a patron of Hutchinson Co-op since he was in high school. In his spare time he enjoys working on old cars and puttering in his shop. Dean is currently the chairman of the McLeod County FSA board. He is also involved with the corn and soybean growers' county corn plot. Dean and janel are members of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Brownton.
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Rustin Kurth is the New Director on the Hutchinson Co-ops Board of Directors. Rustin and his wife live in the Hutchinson area and have 3 children. They run a diversified crop and livestock operation raising corn, soybeans, peas and hogs. Rustin currently is serving as a Deacon at his church. He has previously served on the Minnesota Energy Board and Renville County Pork Producers Board. In his free time he enjoys activities with his family, watching his childrens sporting events, bowling and horse shoes.