Wright-Hennepin Board elects new Vice Chair

Submitted Article
 Following the 2014 Annual Meeting, Wright-Hennepin’s (WH) board of directors elected a new Vice Chair at their reorganizational meeting.
Board Director Erick Heinz, District 9 (Corcoran) was named Vice Chair after Tom Mach (Maple Grove) voluntarily stepped down from that position. Mach will remain the Board Chairman of WH Holding and Board Director in District 6 (Maple Grove). Mach held the position of Vice Chair since 1999. 
Heinz has been a WH member for 27 years and has served on the board of directors for 14 years. In addition, he has been a self-employed farmer for 32 years and has worked as a Mycogen seed corn sales representative, and provides snow plowing and commercial truck hauling services.
Board Chair Chris Lantto (French Lake) and Secretary Treasurer Dale Jans (Buffalo) were re-elected to their officer positions on WH’s board.

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THE BIG LAKE AMBASSADORS take charge of the serving line.