Chief Executive Officer
Justin Gilpin became Kansas Wheat CEO September 1, 2009. Gilpin is a graduate of Kansas State University’s Milling Science program within the Department of Grain Science and Industry. Before joining...
Vice President of Communications
Marsha Boswell, Vice President of Communications, coordinates and implements communications strategies for Kansas Wheat.
Nutrition Educator Assistant
Julene DeRouchey, Nutrition Educator Assistant for Kansas Wheat, began in 2004 as a volunteer “Speak for Wheat” spokesperson and became part-time nutritionist and National Festival of Breads baking...
Cindy Falk began at the Kansas Wheat Commission in 1985 as a volunteer "Speak for Wheat" spokesperson and part-time nutritionist from 1989 to 1994. Cindy is responsible for developing the annual KWC...
Vice President of Research and Operations
Aaron Harries has been with Kansas Wheat since July 2006. Prior to joining Kansas Wheat he was employed by the Kansas Grain and Feed Association in Topeka for 10 years. While at KGFA, he also had...
Director of Finance and Human Resources
Julie McAlpine joined the Kansas Wheat Commission in July 2000 as receptionist and is now director of finance and human resources. Julie and her husband Mike have seven children. She enjoys spending...
Julie Owens rejoined Kansas Wheat as Office Manager in October, 2005 after spending several years on staff at Kansas State University in the Department of Grain Science and in the Communications...
Director of Governmental Affairs
Taylor Williamson joined the Kansas Wheat staff in January 2019 as the Director of Governmental Affairs. He received his bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics, Specialty in Political Science,...