John Linder, of Edison, Ohio, serves as a member of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.
Linder, along with his brother, Mike, and wife, Cheryl, run a fifth-generation farm raising corn, soybeans, soft red winter wheat and soybeans for seed in central Ohio. In addition to traditional row crop farming, he also has livestock experience.
On the national level, Linder chairs the Engaging Members Committee and the Finance Committee. Additionally, he represents NCGA at the National Coalition for Food and Agriculture Research.
Previously, he served as vice chair of the Engaging Members Committee. Prior to his election to the Corn Board, Linder chaired the Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team.
On the state level, he is a past chair of the Ohio Corn Marketing Program Board of Directors and past member of the Ag Credit Co-op Board.