SPI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Brian Love, Chair
Corn Silage Breeder, Land O' Lakes
John A. Batcha, Founder, Seed Programs International
Retired, Asgrow Seed Company
James F. Lang, First Vice-Chair
Retired, Engineering Review and Management, Power Production
Timothy J. Batcha, Treasurer
Director of Finance, SECO (Southeast Consolidators)
Certified Management Accountant
Sharon Hanson, Secretary
Manager, Seed Quality and Technical Support Services
Retired, Registered Seed Technologist
Jim Schweigert, Immediate Past Chair
President, Gro Alliance, LLC
Paul G. Bennett
Retired, President and CEO of Sakata Seed America and Alf Christianson Seed Co.
JTB Ventures, Inc.
Retired, Head, Enogen Business at Syngenta
Chief of Party, USAID Agro-Inputs Project in Bangladesh, CNFA
Karl Fiander, President of SPI Canada
Retired, Pickseed Canada
Dr. Jill Fromewick
Executive Director, Sparrow Research Group
PhD Student, Department of Agricultural Education & Communication
Research Assistant, UF| IFAS Center for Leadership
Owner and Chief Consultant, Lavelle & Associates, Inc.
Retired, Chief Operating Officer, Seedway
LEGAL COUNSEL TO BOARD
Hogan Lovells US LLP. Legal Counsel, American Seed Trade Association.