NFU’s Leadership is comprised of an elected National President and Vice President, along with a Board of Directors made up of the Presidents from NFU’s 24 state and regional divisions.
NFU President Roger Johnson was elected National Farmers Union’s 14th president during the organization’s 107th anniversary convention in 2009. A third-generation family farmer from Turtle Lake, N.D., Johnson previously served as North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner, a position he was first elected to in 1996. Johnson grew up in Farmers Union, participating in the organization’s youth programs, serving as a county president and chairman of the board of a local Farmers Union cooperative. As president, Roger is the chief executive and public spokesman for the organization.
NFU Vice President Donn Teske was elected March 10, 2014. Teske has served as Kansas Farmers Union president since 2000 and is a fifth-generation farmer in northeast Kansas.
Board of Directors
NFU’s Board of Directors consists of the president of each state/regional organization, President Roger Johnson and Vice President Donn Teske.