Member Information
Board Member Photo Name:  Terence Hand
Position:  Commissioner - West River
City:  Midland
Term End Date:  10/30/2018
Biography:
In October 2012, Terry Hand was appointed by Governor Daugaard to serve on the South Dakota Wheat Commission. Hand, along with his two brothers Michael and David, raise spring and winter wheat, sunflowers, corn and milo near Midland, SD. In addition, the family runs a cow/calf and back grounding operation. The Hands also have an official advisor, their father James David Hand.
Board Member Photo Name:  Chet Edinger
Position:  Commissioner - At Large
City:  Mitchell
Term End Date:  10/30/2019
Biography:
In August 2007, Governor Rounds appointed Chet Edinger to the South Dakota Wheat Commission. Edinger farms with his brother as part of the Edinger Brothers Partnership. He and his family live in Mitchell but farm in Aurora County with some land in Davison and Sanborn counties. Edinger Brothers Partnership is a crop only operation that specializes in raising wheat, corn, beans and sunflowers with some peas, millet and milo.
Board Member Photo Name:  Clint Vanneman
Position:  Commissioner - West River
City:  Ideal
Term End Date:  10/30/2019
Biography:
In August 2010 Governor Rounds appointed Clint Vanneman a wheat producer from Ideal SD to the South Dakota Wheat Commission Board of Directors. Vanneman, a third generation family farmer, runs a cow/calf and a hog finishing operation in addition to raising wheat, milo, corn and soybeans. He and his wife, Kim, have three grown children.
Name:  Tregg Cronin
Position:  Commissioner - East River
City:  Gettysburg
Term End Date:  10/30/2020
Biography:
Tregg Cronin, Gettysburg, was appointed to the South Dakota Wheat Commission by Governor Daugaard in April 2016. Tregg has worked in many areas of the agriculture industry including time as a commodity broker, grain buyer, elevator operations and production agriculture with his family farming operation. Tregg grew up on the farm he now works at with his family as Cronin Farms, Inc. in Gettysburg, SD.
Name:  Leon Koeppe
Position:  Commissioner - East River
City:  Claire City
Term End Date:  10/30/2020
Biography:
In January 2018, Governor Daugaard appointed Leon Koeppe, Claire City, SD, to the South Dakota Wheat Commission Board of Directors.