Donn Teske was elected vice president of National Farmers Union during the organization’s 112th anniversary convention in 2014. Teske has also served as president of Kansas Farmers Union since 2001.
Prior to serving in Farmers Union leadership roles, Teske worked as a farm analyst for Kansas State University and as a field coordinator for the Kansas Rural Center. He has also been active in community affairs, including the Kansas Young Farmers Educational Association, Kansas Future Farmers of America and the Kansas 4-H programs.
Teske continues to be an active family farmer on a farm near Wheaton, Kansas, where he and his wife, Kathy, have lived with their family since 1973.