Lynn Chrisp, of Hastings, Neb., serves as first vice president of the Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association, a farmer-led trade association with offices in St. Louis and Washington.
The Chrisp farm is a highly productive operation in south-central Nebraska. The farm is a centennial farm est. in 1880 created as a result of the Homestead Act. The pivot irrigated farm raises several different types of corn along with soybeans.
On the national level, Chrisp serves on the Resolutions Committee, the Resolutions Task Force, the Finance Committee and as the association’s representative to Prime the Pump. As NCGA First Vice President, he also serves as first vice president of the National Corn Growers Association Foundation.
Previously, he has served in various capacities on the Ethanol Action Team, the Production and Stewardship Action Team, the Public Policy Action Team and the Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team. He has also chaired the Association Relations Committee.
On the state level, Chrisp previously served as chairman of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association Government Relations Committee with oversight for state and national issues along with responsibilities for Nebraska’s leadership program to Washington D.C. He has also led an effort to establish a cooperative agreement resulting in operations for Nebraska Corn. Away from corn grower activities, Chrisp has had the privilege of serving as member and chairman of Nebraska’s Southern Public Power District’s Board of Directors.