Board of Directors

At the heart of the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) lies a dedicated and diverse group of professionals who lead our organization with vision, expertise, and a shared commitment to sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation. Our Board of Directors is comprised of individuals who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from various fields, uniting to drive CTIC's mission forward.
Get to know the exceptional individuals who guide our organization, shape our strategies, and help us navigate the ever-evolving landscape of conservation technology and agriculture. Learn more about our accomplished Board of Directors and their contributions to advancing sustainable practices, promoting innovation, and making a positive impact on our environment.
Adam Herges - Chair The Mosaic Company
Tim Palmer- Vice Chair National Association of Conservation Districts
Kellis Moss- Treasurer Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Mark Schmidt- Past Chair North Carolina State University 
Hunter Carpenter Agricultural Retailers Association
Patricia Rice BASF
Brooks Coetzee Corteva Agriscience
Katie Stump CropLife America
AJ Kumar Indigo Agriculture, Inc.
Luther Smith International Certified Crop Advisers Program
Tim Palmer National Association of Conservation Districts
Rachel Orf National Corn Growers Association
Martie Templeton Nutrien
Heidi Peterson Sand County Foundation
Mary Sutton Carruthers Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
Leanna Nigon The Fertilizer Institute
Mary Fales The Nature Conservancy
Ex-Officio Members    
Ryan Heiniger
Conservation Technology Information Center
Jeremy Peters National Association of Conservation Districts