Enhancing the sandhill wetland-grassland ecosystem
in a way that sustains profitable private ranching, wildlife
and vegetative diversity, and associated water supplies.

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STF Board Members (2015)

Board members are selected in accordance to established bylaws. Nine of the members are associated with ranching while the other six are non-ranchers. Board members serve life-long terms or until they chose to resign. 

Back Row: Doug Christensen, Jim Van Winkle (former longtime STF Project Coordinator), Kenny Dinan, Jim Luchsinger, Barb Cooksley, John Ravenscroft, Ben Bailey, Jack Andersen, Eric Hansen.
Front Row: Byron Eatinger, Homer Buell, A.B. Cox, Mike Kelly, Ted LaGrange.
Not Pictured: Mick Knott

Member Address Association
Jack Andersen Lakeside, NE Rancher/County Commissioner
Ben Bailey Lakeside, NE Rancher
Homer Buell Bassett, NE Rancher/Nebraska Cattlemen
Doug Christensen Lincoln, NE Natural Resources Conservation Service
Barb Cooksley, Sec/Treas. Anselmo, NE Rancher
A. B. Cox, Vice President Mullen, NE Rancher
Kenny Dinan Grand Island, NE U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Byron Eatinger, President Thedford, NE Rancher
Eric Hansen North Platte, NE Rancher
Mike Kelly Sutherland, NE Rancher
Dave Hebbert Hyannis, NE Rancher
Ted LaGrange Lincoln, NE Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
Jim Luchsinger Valentine, NE The Nature Conservancy
John Ravenscroft Nenzel, NE Member at large
Jim Van Winkle (former longtime STF Coordinator) Woodlake, NE Rancher
(Vacant) Bassett, NE North Central R, C & D

Contact Shelly Kelly, Program Director at director@sandhillstaskforce.org or the organization at comments@sandhillstaskforce.org.

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