Corn Board Member
Portland, Michigan

Jeff Sandborn, a corn grower near Portland, Mich., serves on the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.


Sandborn raises corn, the bulk of which goes to a local ethanol plant, along with soybeans and wheat for seeds in south-central Michigan. Jeff, along with his wife, Allison, and her father also raises cattle and crops on that farm.


On the national level, Sandborn currently serves as Corn Board liaison to the Ethanol Action Team and chairs the Governance Committee.


Previously, he served as NCGA’s representative to 25 x ‘25. Before election to the Corn Board, he chaired NCGA’s Ethanol Committee and Bylaws Committee. A graduate of NCGA’s Advanced Leadership Program and Leadership At Its Best, he has also chaired the Michigan Corn Growers Association.