Michael Petefish of Claremont, Minn., was elected the new president of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA). Petefish is replacing outgoing president, Theresia Gillie of Hallock, Minn.
Petefish was named the new president at MSGA’s June 14 meeting. Also elected to executive positions with MSGA were Jamie Beyer (vice president) of Wheaton, Minn., Corey Hanson (treasurer) of Gary, Minn., and Bob Worth (secretary) of Lake Benton, Minn.
“I’m really honored to have the support of the organization,” Petefish says. “I’m looking forward to leading the country’s best soybean organization. MSGA has a storied tradition for more than 50 years, and I hope I can add to those successes by continuing our presence at the state capital and growing our membership base.”
Gillie served a one-year term as MSGA president, and is a Kittson County commissioner.