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USW Board Elects Millershaski as 2024-25 Secretary-Treasurer

ARLINGTON, Virginia — At its Jan. 26 meeting in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Board of Directors elected wheat farmer Gary Millershaski of Lakin, Kan., as Secretary-Treasurer for fiscal year 2024-25. The board also elected Clark Hamilton, of Ririe, Idaho, as Chairman; Jim Pellman, of McClusky, N.D., as Vice Chairman; and Michael Peters, of Okarche, Okla., as Past Chairman. These elected officers will take their positions at the USW Board of Directors Annual Meeting July 9-12 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Millershaski, along with his wife Jana and their sons Jeremy and Kyler, grow hard white (HW) and hard red winter (HRW) wheat, dryland corn and milo, and manage a cow/calf operation on their farm, which was passed along from Jana’s father Earl Kleeman. Millershaski became a Kansas Wheat Commissioner in 2016 and currently serves as its chairman. He also served as a director of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers (KAWG) from 2007 to 2017 after he received a KAWG scholarship while a member of the Class VIII Kansas Agricultural & Rural Leadership (KARL) program.

Learn more about Millershaski’s experience and commitment to the U.S. wheat industry and USW in the video below.


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