ACE elects board of directors at annual conference

By American Coalition for Ethanol | August 15, 2017

The American Coalition for Ethanol announced the re-election of several board members and the election of one new representative to the organization’s board of directors during its annual meeting prior to ACE’s 30th annual conference in Omaha.

Nine incumbents were re-elected to the board of directors for three-year terms:

- Chuck DeGrote, representing Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company

- Trevor Hinz, representing ICM Inc.

- David Kolsrud, representing Badger State Ethanol

- Troy Knecht, representing the South Dakota Corn Growers Association

- Greg Krissek, representing the Kansas Corn Growers Association

- Gary Marshall, representing the Missouri Corn Growers Association

- Todd Sneller, representing the Nebraska Ethanol Board

- Ron Wetherell, representing Little Sioux Corn Processors, and

- Chris Wilson, representing Mid-Missouri Energy


One new member was elected to serve on the board of directors for a three-year term:


- Neal Kemmet, representing Ace Ethanol (and Fox River Valley Ethanol)


Kemmet replaces Bob Sather of Ace and Fox River Valley.  Kemmet is the president and general manager of the companies.

“The ACE board of directors is a dedicated group of active volunteers who represent the grassroots diversity of our entire membership,” said Brian Jennings, ACE executive vice president. “Our members can be rest assured they are well-represented by the resolve, expertise and experience the board members bring to the table and ACE is grateful for their support and leadership.”

A complete roster of the ACE board of directors is available here.