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Bosma, Evert and Buhrow Elected to Compeer Financial Board of Directors

Elections took place by mail ballot in September. Directors are elected across Compeer’s three regions, which follow state boundaries for the 144 counties the organization serves in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

By - Nov 13th, 2019 07:01 am

Sun Prairie, Wis., (November 13, 2019) – Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the results of its 2019 board of directors election. Member-owners elected Rodney Bosma of Rushmore, Minnesota; Tim Evert of North Freedom, Wisconsin; and Allyn Buhrow of Ashton, Illinois to Compeer Financial’s board of directors.

Evert is an incumbent; Bosma and Buhrow are new members of the board. All three will serve four-year terms.

Elections took place by mail ballot in September. Directors are elected across Compeer’s three regions, which follow state boundaries for the 144 counties the organization serves in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In total, there are 17 members of the board; 14 of whom are elected by member-owners and three of whom are appointed by the board to offer additional expertise and insights.

Compeer Financial’s board of directors sets business direction, and monitors and evaluates operations, all while taking into consideration client needs, the changing marketplace and Compeer’s commitment to serving agriculture and rural America.

Additionally, 24 candidates were elected to a one-year term on the nominating committee, which is responsible for identifying, evaluating and nominating suitable candidates for director positions and future nominating committee positions.

Learn more about the newly elected directors and find a list of the nominating committee on the Compeer Financial election information page at compeer.com/elections.

As part of the 2019 election, Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America is pleased to be making a donation of $5 per returned ballot to AgrAbility. In total, Compeer’s gift will be $28,425 for programs in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. AgrAbility is an organization committed to helping disabled farmers and agriculture workers – enhancing their lives and helping them to continue to succeed in rural America.

About Compeer Financial

Compeer Financial is a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving and supporting agriculture and rural communities. The $21.4 billion organization provides loans, leases, risk management and other financial services throughout 144 counties in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Based in the Upper Midwest, Compeer Financial exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America, while providing personalized service and expertise to clients and the agriculture industry.

Compeer Financial is the third largest cooperative of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of lending institutions supporting agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. Learn more about Compeer Financial.

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