Ashby Equity Board of Directors
The Ashby Equity Association Board of Directors consists of five successful farmers and businessmen who are also patrons of the Equity, and are elected by the patrons at the annual meeting. These five individuals plus the Equity manager, Ken Johnson, comprise the directing force of the Ashby Equity Association. On this page, you will meet the Ashby Equity Association Board of Directors.
Ken Johnson, General Manager of Ashby Equity Association
Mike Hanson, Vice Chair. Mike owns a wheat, soybean, and corn farm north of Ashby. Mike's and his wife is Denise have three sons; Zander, Liam, and Jax.
Sam Balgaard, Chairman. Operates Balgaard Services and family farm south of Ashby. Sam and his wife Heidi have one daughter, Lily and one son Gavin.
Don Hanson, Secretary-Treasurer. Don and his wife Charlotte operate a grain and livestock farm 10 miles southeast of Ashby. Don and Charlotte have 4 sons, 1 daughter, and a grandson.
Mike Shores, Director. Mike and his wife Kris operate a row crop and cattle farm east of Ashby. Mike and Kris have one daughter and two sons.
David Dewey, Director. David and his wife Heather operate a wheat, corn, and soybean farm north of Ashby. They have two sons, Brock and Ty and a new baby girl, Stella