The Wisconsin Farmers Union Foundation is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the WFU Foundation Board of Directors.

In particular, the foundation is seeking applicants with previous foundation, financial, or investment backgrounds; however, emerging leaders and other interested candidates are also encouraged to apply. The WFU Foundation supports programs that foster family farming, enhance the quality of rural life, provide opportunities for public education and encourage cooperative economic development.

Nominees must share the board’s vision for justice in the food system and for building resilient rural economies through innovative approaches. Membership in WFU is not a requirement but strongly encouraged. Board members meet quarterly and receive a per diem and travel cost reimbursement.

Nominations shall be accepted through Dec. 9. All nominations should be emailed to WFU Executive Director Julie-Keown Bomar at [email protected] with the subject “WFU Foundation Board Nomination” or mailed to Wisconsin Farmers Union, 117 W. Spring St., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.

Present directors include Darin Von Ruden, president; Rick Adamski, vice president; Linda Ceylor, secretary; Ed Gorell, treasurer; Michelle Miller; Tom Quinn; and Bill Schroeder.

Learn more about the WFU Foundation and access the board application at