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About Us

The State Ag and Rural Leaders group was formed as a 501 c(3) non-profit in 2006 at the 5th Annual Legislative Ag Chairs Summit in Tempe, Arizona. 
The first Legislative Ag Chairs Summit was in Dallas in 2002. 

articles of incorporation | Most recent federal 990 form

2015-2016 Officers

President

Representative Steve Kulik, Massachusetts

1st Vice President

Senator Brian Munzlinger, Missouri

2nd Vice President

Senator Eddie Fields, Oklahoma

Treasurer

Annette Sweeney, Iowa

Secretary

MLA Ralph Eichler, Manitoba

Executive Secretary

Carolyn Orr, Ph.D.
corr@sarl.us

Legislative Board:

Representative Norine Hammond, Illinois

Representative Andy Holt, Tennessee

Senator Brent Jackson, North Carolina

Senator Tim Kapucian, Iowa

Senator Carolyn McGinn, Kansas

Representative Brad Witt, Oregon

Private Board:

Thomas Iles, John Deere

Kim O’Brien, Monsanto

Chris Riley, ADM

Past Presidents:

Senator Larry Rhoden, South Dakota,

Senator Bill Heath, Georgia,

Senator David Johnson, Iowa,

Doug Jones, Idaho

Treasurer Emeritus

Representative Wes Belter, ND