Lynn Chrisp, of Hastings, Neb., 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.
Chrisp farms a highly productive irrigated operation in south-central Nebraska involving 1,150 acres. With his wife, Michele, and part-time seasonal help, he raises mostly corn with some soybeans.
On the national level, Chrisp serves as board liaison to NCGA’s Ethanol Action Team, on the Resolutions Task Force and as the association’s representative to Prime the Pump.
Previously, he has acted as board liaison to the Ethanol Committee, the Production and Stewardship Action Team, the Public Policy Action Team and the Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team. He has also served on the Finance Committee, and chaired the Association Relations Committee and the National Corn Yield Contest.
Prior to his election to the Corn Board, Chrisp was a member of both NCGA’s Public Policy Action Team and Research and Business Development Action Team.
On the state level, Chrisp previously served as chairman of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association Government Relations Committee, Nebraska’s Southern Power District’s Board of Directors and his state association’s Research Committee.
Chrisp and his wife have four children: Amy, Holly, Brandon and Nathan.