Governance Opportunities

As a financial cooperative, Western AgCredit provides its member stockholders the opportunity to have a voicein Association governance by participating in Board of Director and Nominating Committee elections annually.Members can nominate and vote for qualified candidates who have a desire to work with Association leadershipto help Western AgCredit fulfill its vision and mission.


This year, three Director positions will be filled through the election process:

Region 1
Current Director: Kim Haws
Served on the board since 2003
Region 2
Current Director: Scott Wayment
Served on the board since 2011
Region 3
Vacant: Previous Director – William Wright
Directorship will expire in 2024

Through the nomination process, the Nominating Committee will select at least two director candidates within each region with an open director position, to be included on the 2021 ballot. Typically, directors are elected to four-year terms. In a case where a director resigns his or her position prior to the term expiring, the elected candidate will serve the remainder of the term.

See the Directorship page for qualifications and responsibilities and to complete the on-line Candidate Interest form.

The 2021 Nominating Committee (elected in 2020) will also review nominations and select candidates for the 2022 Nominating Committee. Four candidates from each region will be included on the voting ballot. Committee members are elected to a one-year term.

See the Nominating Committee page for qualifications and responsibilities and to complete the on-line Candidate Interest form.

The following 2021 election schedule has been approved by the Board of Directors.

Wednesday, March 3rd Letter sent to all stockholders requesting nominations
Wednesday, March 24th Nominating Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 22nd Annual Meeting Notice sent to all stockholders
Tuesday, May 18th Annual Meeting
Wednesday, May 26th Voting ballots mailed to all voting stockholders
Thursday, June 17th Polls close
Thursday, June 24th Tellers Committee Meeting to tally votes
Friday, July 2nd CEO notifies stockholders and directors of election results