Kansas Wheat Staff
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...
Director of Finance and Human Resources
Rob Berard became the Director of Finance and Human Resources in August 2021. Rob is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Before joining Kansas Wheat Rob...
Vice President of Communications
Marsha Boswell, Vice President of Communications, coordinates and implements communications strategies for Kansas Wheat.
Director of Membership and Government Affairs
Shayna DeGroot joined Kansas Wheat in January 2022. She is a December 2021 graduate of the Kansas State University college of agriculture with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communications and...
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 in Manhattan since July 2006. He currently holds the title of Vice President of Research and Operations. His responsibilities include managing the research...
Mary Marsh has been with Kansas Wheat Commission since January 2022. She graduated from Kansas State University with a Degree in Agricultural Communications and Journalism, Natural Resources and...
Communications and Event Coordinator
Amelia Schatz joined Kansas Wheat in January 2023. She is a December 2022 graduate of the Kansas State University College of Agriculture with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications and...